Tag: decentralization

What is a DAO?

The Spring of the DAOs Since the fall of The DAO in 2016, decentralized autonomous organizations have strayed from the spotlight. However, developments and experiments in this area never stopped. In 2019, support for DAOs has been

About Tech Independence [VIDEO]

David Smooke in HackerNoon.com Follow Jul 10 · 1 min read Was great to meet Amber in person and be a guest on the Cazzell Report. Have been reading her for awhile, and I suggest

Kingdoms, Countries and Blockchains.

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”?—?Viktor Frank We were in between one our meetings when

Surviving Crypto Winter?—?Part 2?—?Blockstack and the Great Pendulum of History

Welcome to part two of the Surviving Crypto Winter series (part one is here), where I profile companies and projects that have a shot at surviving the winds of crypto winter and thriving when dreams

Voting Determines the Conversation: How to Think About Staking Tokens

Why has democracy left us more divided than ever? As we in the cryptocurrency industry think about staking tokens, it’s important to recognize how we got where we are today, and to set up our

Re-imagining money: are the 700 years of centralization over now?

By Olga Grinina “(money)… drives the world, for better or worse. Economic incentives drives entire swathes of human populations to behave” Chamath Palihapitiya Most of us are used to looking at money through the conventional

This Is What’s Stopping Blockchain From Taking Over the World

To the idealists among us, the advent of cryptocurrencies is a lifelong dream starting to be realized. Over the last decade, advancements in cryptographic technology and distributed networking have offered an alternative to the anachronistic

Datum Network, the Decentralized Storage Network and Personal Data marketplace

Mentioning data breaches usually ends up by people referring to the recent Facebook scandal, which is obvious because it is the latest and one of the biggest data-breach scandals in recent times. The Facebook scandal

How My Time in a Mud Hut in Ghana Taught Me About Decentralized Systems

In the summer of 2000 I found myself along with more than a dozen others in the remote village of Zahavi Leumi in the eastern Volta region of Ghana. We had travelled there on behalf

Getting the Most Out of Your Data

Your data is very valuable, that’s why you should have ownership and full control over it. How much is your personal data worth? It’s hard to say. A 2013 article in the Financial Times pegged that