A heady cocktail of cryptoeconomics and game theory is fueling Civil’s big plan to save journalism. Add a “token curated registry” to the mix and it’s enough to give everyone a virtual hangover. Luckily, economist Stephanie Hurder, obsessive crypto-journalist Laura Shin, and hot sauce come to the rescue.
Here’s that crazy story about the DAO. Popula is the latest Civil newsroom to launch and Maria Bustillos is a force of nature. AdChain is a working example of a Token Curated Registry. On Unchained, hear about Andreesen Horowitz’s new $300m crypto fund. Prysm is an economic consultancy for the future. Half of crypto startups that raise money through token sales die within four months. Media theorist, Doug Rushkoff, explores how the wealthiest plan to leave us behind. The inventor of the World Wide Web has regrets. Why ZigZag is not “Startup for ladies.”
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