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August 5, 2022

Taxonomy of Tokens: Security Tokens vs. Utility Tokens

Organizations from all types of markets and communities are looking to tokens as a way to deploy new types of businesses and projects.
June 30, 2022

Taxonomy of Tokens: NFTs

In 2021, the wide-reaching potential of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) captured the attention of cryptoworld, as it produced abundant intellectual properties in the modern creator economy
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June 15, 2022

Exploration of Composable Organizations :: Part 4 : Blueprints for Web3-native Organizations

We trace along the approach at Upside to building these organizations by gaining an understanding of the features required to build a minimum viable community
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May 23, 2022

Exploration of Composable Organizations :: Part 3 : What Can I Do To Protect My web3-Native Org?

The technologies that are used to represent organizations necessarily shape the types of risks and opportunities present; key to understanding the risks and opportunities is...
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May 6, 2022

Exploration of Composable Organizations :: Part 2: Toward a Composable Framework

Understanding the foundational, conceptual history of DAOs is critical to understanding their potential. Marshall McLuhan famously coined the phrase...
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April 28, 2022

Exploration of Composable Organizations :: Part 1: Introduction and History

History has shown that the development of new technologies for rulemaking enables new business models. From the Code of Hammurabi and Stone contracts, to...
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March 21, 2022

How Hashmasks Changed the NFT Scene

Created by the anonymous duo of Suum Cuique Labs, Hashmasks started its conception in late 2019.
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February 8, 2022

Alliance DAO and the Future of Web3 Accelerators

The rise of a Web3 accelerator and why they transitioned to the DAO format to benefit their cohorts and investors.
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January 25, 2022

Olympus DAO

Created to provide a new decentralized infrastructure for finance that is community-driven, Olympus DAO was quick to rise, and just as quick to fall...
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December 26, 2021

Constitution DAO

When Sotheby’s announced in September about the sale of the original printed U.S. Constitution, nothing seemed out of the ordinary; instead, it hit headlines when ConstitutionDAO created a buzz on this auction.
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December 1, 2021

What is a DAO?

Imagine an organization formed by strangers and run without C-Staff, executive board or hierarchy!
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March 15, 2019

Why Stablecoins Will Change Freelancing

The global freelance economy is thriving but legacy payment infrastructure has not kept pace. Freelancing is the future of work. Every year growing numbers embrace the office-optional world.
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June 15, 2017

The Advent of People Centered Blockchains

After a few years of operation Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and hundreds of other blockchain based cryptocurrencies have a collective market cap equivalent to billions of dollars. But who benefits and how can we use blockchains to progress people centered values?
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May 16, 2017

How Decentralized Reputation Can Help People Thrive

The building blocks of portable reputation are blockchains, decentralized identities, and digitally signed claims. Systems built from these enable leaps in reputation reusability.
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May 18, 2015

How Society Will Be Transformed By Cryptoeconomics

In the current internet ecosystem, we must outsource trust and ownership services to centralized operators. That requirement is slowly becoming destabilized...
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