Intelligence

The Open Metaverse OS

 Defining the Metaverse Technically the original vision and definition of The Metaverse was a point in time when the blurring of a distinction between physical and digital happens. This has typically been thought of in the context of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) otherwise known as Mixed Reality becoming ubiquitous. However, we […]

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Why We Invested In Polkadex

Leveling the playing field in DeFi Polkadex not only increases the efficiency behind transaction settling, allowing for higher throughput, scale, and faster transactions by removing fees and in doing so solves more complex issues such as increasing liquidity and front running. One of the key design flaws in today’s DEX are users know which transactions […]

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Closer look at the Open Metaverse OS

Equally, Web 3 technology has instead optimised primarily for high degrees of decentralisation and transaction security rather than and sometimes at the expense of enabling smooth, real-time interactions, and its applications for more 2D web based experiences on desktops and mobiles. As a consequence user experience in Web 3 has to date been poor and […]

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Predicting the Long Term Value of NFTs; Cloud Streaming & the Metaverse

In case you haven’t come across non-fungible tokens already, here’s a short explainer: non-fungible tokens act as unique identifiers for digital items, allowing a creator to assign an unhackable string of data to a product, which is tradable via blockchain. This has multiple use-cases, but most importantly, we can now uniquely identify the owner of […]

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Why we invested in Boson? The trillion dollar dCommerce opportunity.

Boson Protocol is to dCommerce what stablecoins were to the DeFi stack – the catalyst for an ecosystem of highly specialised, yet complimentary and composable protocols.   On the question of what to do with Big Tech The Web’s ecommerce platform monopolies, like Amazon in The West and Alibaba in Asia, are often referred to […]

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Building in the Metaverse

A way to approach this is to look at the anatomy of any given instance of the Metaverse as a platform at its various levels of the stack as we have outlined below. User persona: the identity and properties of end-users, including their name, avatar, ownership of assets, reputation. End-user hardware and software: the hardware […]

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The Web 3 Toolbox

The Web 3 Toolbox Web 3 consists of several principles, protocols and standards which could be said to form a stack that will inform and can and is being leveraged by the entrepreneurs and architects in The Metaverse. In combination these technologies can be seen as a highly composable Web3 Toolbox for The Open Metaverse, […]

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What is the Secret to Building Valuable Tokens?

 What is the Secret to Building Valuable Tokens? What are Token Architectures? Architecture is both the process and the product of planning and designing structures, while tokens represent assets or utility on a blockchain, which is a decentralised ledger or database. Token architecture is thus both the process and product of planning and designing […]

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Are there competing visions for the Metaverse?

It is true there are competing visions for the Metaverse and it is not yet clear if they can and will co-exist or must be in competition. To put it simply there are at least two versions of the Metaverse we observe emerging: one dominated by closed platforms and Big Tech like Facebook / Oculus […]

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Tech

Blockchain Development Trends 2021

An open-source report Outlier Ventures’ development trends report was motivated by the need to provide insights for the teams in our Base Camp accelerator, so that they can choose their blockchain platform with confidence and identify major trends beforehand. No one wants to build their business on a platform that will die out, and how […]

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