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Chris Burniske
Partner , a venture firm working to decentralize data, wealth, and power; Co-author of 📔; formerly led crypto
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Chris Burniske 11h
Kinda shocked to hear you say this given my “token views,” but thank you ☺️
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Chris Burniske 19h
Finding beauty in the mundane is a key to life.
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Chris Burniske Mar 25
"The former CEO of Enron, Jeffrey Skilling, is reportedly looking to start a blockchain company just a month after being freed from jail for his role in the energy giant’s massive accounting scandal back in 2001." 😬
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Chris Burniske Mar 23
These are good questions that I don’t have the answers to, but have had conversations with & about the path & challenges around this idea. TBD as the team is still focused on nailing things “intra-Decred,” before extending beyond.
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Chris Burniske Mar 23
Hopefully using “machinery” provided by though, such as DCR-time for time-stamping the history. Paying for such operations is an instance of spending where I think people would find it worthwhile to part with their .
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Alex VonSchulze Mar 22
Could off-chain governance systems like politeia be used to determine allotment of scientific grant funding as an alternative to NIH? Are people working on this? Would love to get in this conversation.
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Chris Burniske Mar 23
Politeia is an open source framework for conversing, editing & voting upon proposals, and can be used anywhere outside of Decred. Ideally, however, if this idea takes hold, these “sub-politeias” would anchor their histories into ’s highly immutable chain.
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Chris Burniske Mar 22
Replying to @cburniske
Crypto infrastructure is made robust by us collectively using each other's services. While some will scream of circularity, it is through this process that we mature and grow to be mainstream ready.
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Chris Burniske Mar 22
. Decentralizes Exchange Listings Using 's Token Curated Registry:
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Chris Burniske Mar 22
A sophisticated look at the current state of regulation from , with suggested pathways toward a coherent framework:
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Chris Burniske Mar 21
Thrilled to have Mario on the team. Having worked for previously, his intellectual depth re: technology governance & economics never ceases to amaze.
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open source coin Mar 21
Replying to @oscoin
To distribute oscoin to FOSS projects we created Osrank. The intuition behind it, is that in order to determine the relative value of a software project in the network, we need to leverage the graph of FOSS dependencies and contributions. Osrank is informed by PageRank /TrustRank
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open source coin Mar 21
Today, we are announcing the first release of our technical whitepaper: 🙌 The paper describes Oscoin, a cryptocurrency that rewards open source software projects based on their relative value 👇
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CoinDesk Mar 21
JUST IN: Hedge fund and predictions market startup just closed an $11 million round led by Paradigm and Placeholder. Report by
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Chris Burniske Mar 21
Replying to @cburniske
Similarly, if judging someone with ego you may feel righteous, but in reality you’re degrading your state of being. It’s clear you’re doing this if you’re comparing the other to yourself.
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Chris Burniske Mar 21
Replying to @cburniske
Don’t make it your curse by letting their judgment consume you.
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Chris Burniske Mar 21
If someone is unnecessarily judging you, it’s their curse not yours.
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Chris Burniske Mar 20
Core developers are a key supply-side actor of any cryptonetwork. All supply-side actors need to be sufficiently compensated or they’ll migrate to protocols that better appreciate their services.
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Eleftherios Mar 19
Replying to @lftherios
1. We started the project with the belief that code collaboration infrastructure is too critical to be controlled by a single corporation in a closed source way.
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Eleftherios Mar 19
Last week we released , a decentralized alternative to Github built on IPFS. ✨ The software is still very alpha, but below is some history and context for our project 👇
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