on the blockchain

How recursive royalties will save NFTs.

I learned this week that, “Contrary to expectations and popular belief, royalties are not enforced by an uncompromising golem on the blockchain. Royalties are voluntarily enforced by marketplaces.” This author proposes a solution. | learn more

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Sufficient decentralization for social networks.

This author argues decentralization need not be about the content, but the users’ names. “A social network achieves sufficient decentralization if two users can find each other and communicate, even if the rest of the network wants to prevent it.” | learn […]

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It’s lonely in the metaverse.

“Data from DappRadar suggests metaverse platforms Decentraland and The Sandbox each have fewer than 1,000 “daily active” users, despite $1 billion valuations.“ | learn more

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Argentina is a poster child for cryptocurrencies.

There’s a lot here. First: “Argentina has seen an average of 100% annual inflation for the last century.” No surprise the locals are allergic to their currency and convert to foreign currency whenever possible. But capital controls restrict foreign currency, […]

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Full DNS namespace integration to ENS.

I missed this news last year, but I think it’s quite interesting. You can use a .com (or other) domain name as an address in cryptoland. “For example, if you own “example.com” on DNS, you can import it into ENS […]

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The Ethereum merge is coming.

Here’s Fred Wilson’s take. “The Merge is probably the most important change that a large scaled blockchain has ever undergone. It is not without risk and there is a chance that things will not go smoothly.” He’s excited! He also […]