Uniswap Research Report: Discord, Governance, Community
Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti, Aaron Lewis, Joanna Pope, Maria Gomez    August 18, 2021

As it progressively decentralizes, Uniswap faces three core tensions around community strategy and off-chain governance.

Moving Castles: Modular and Portable Multiplayer Miniverses
Arthur Roing Baer, GVN908    August 2, 2021

Moving Castles is an organisational metaphor and real-time media type which combines collective agency and public participation in modular and portable multiplayer miniverses.

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A Prehistory of DAOs
Kei Kreutler    July 21, 2021

Cooperatives, gaming guilds, and the networks to come.

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Positive Sum Worlds: The Remaking of Public Goods
Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti, Sam Hart    July 02, 2021

An era of global protocols requires a visionary definition of public goods, in service of others and towards civilizational longevity.

Inventories, Not Identities
Kei Kreutler    March 31, 2021

Approaching identity as a composable inventory enables us to better handle the challenges of interoperability, pseudonymity, and collectivity.

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Squad Wealth
Sam Hart, Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti    August 19, 2020

The squad is the basic user class for the tools we need today as a society.

Come for the Network, Pay for the Tool
Toby Shorin    July 15, 2020

Paid groups, bespoke social networks, and the meaning of community for internet-native businesses.

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Market-Protocol Fit
Laura Lotti, Sam Hart, Toby Shorin    April 17, 2020

How token-based projects attain value and adoption in decentralized environments.

Spatial Software
John Palmer    April 9, 2020

Software applications can utilize spatial interfaces to afford users powerful ways of thinking and interacting.

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Toby Shorin, Drew Austin, Kara Kittel, Edouard Urcades    March 25, 2020

Culture | Brands | Space | Entertainment | Tools | Politics | Death

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Headless Brands
Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti, Sam Hart    October 2, 2019

Headless brands are decentralized consensus systems which facilitate emergent narratives without centralized oversight.