curation markets

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Introducing Curation Markets: Trade Popularity of Memes & Information (with code)!

Curation Markets is a model that allows groups to more effectively coordinate & earn from value they co-create around shared goals. Each topic/meme/idea/goal has an associated token of value that is used to curate information inside it. Using Ethereum as a programmable, distributed, shared ledger, these groups can mint a token of value according to agreed upon rules without a centralized 3rd party being involved. In other words, a specific entity is not involved in the creation process of the tokens of value. It is a new type of organisational model & way for people to coordinate, unfettered, around shared goals.

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Jack & The Giant Joint-Stock Pepe: The History & Future of the Corporation

The design space of crypto-economics is incredibly broad. We have not scratched the surface at all of what is coming. Its usefulness is particularly apparent in its ability to coordinate amorphous groups: actors/agents who might not necessarily be aligned otherwise. It truly feels to me like some cocktail of design elements here will lead to the proliferation of the unfathomable, both in terms of wealth creation & the achievement of shared goals we haven't seen before.

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