When an open ledger is distributed across the globe, and anyone can contribute to it, how does one determine what is true and what is false? Through leveraging the work of those before, stretching all the way back to 1993, from Cynthia Dwork and Moni Naor to Adam Back and Hal Fi…
Last weekend we outlined concepts regarding decentralisation and how assessing it requires an investigation into the nodes of a network. We also touche…
This week we explore how to analyse and compare various layer 1 platforms. A layer 1 platform is the underlying settlement system for any digital econo…
DeFi is in the news these days. Cathie Wood is talking about it, and The Economist is trying valiantly. This is good news of a slightly different type …
Blockchains have ushered in an era of accessible, inclusive, and expressive financial services. There are multiple subcategories within the DeFi moveme…
The impossible trinity, otherwise known as the impossible trilemma or the Unholy Trinity, is a concept in macroeconomics that states it is impossible f…
In the early days of bitcoin, the industry made a grave mistake; they bundled all the projects together and dubbed them "cryptocurrencies". The term cr…
This weekend we explore real use cases of the emerging decentralised finance world. In the same way our current financial system possesses core financi…
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