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    MetaFi: DeFi for the Metaverse

    The Outlier Ventures research team introduces the MetaFi Thesis, a broad conceptual framework for understanding the protocols, products and/or services enabling the complex financial interplay between non-fungible and fungible tokens (and their derivatives). “MetaFi”: is an all-encompassing term for decentralised financial tools of the Metaverse. Learn what this means and its implications on the Open Metaverse in this paper.

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    Blockchain Development Trends Q2 2020/21

    In the blockchain development trends report, we analyze critical projects and protocols of the Web3 ecosystem. We identify trends such as rising commit levels, consistent commit levels, a rising number of core developers, and other related areas of development activity. In the process of conducting our research, we analyzed 4,831 individual repositories, 1,246,318 code commits, […]

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    Blitzscaling ZIP: Introducing ZIPdao

    As a community, ZIP is open and inclusive by default. It does not discriminate. In order to effectively align and coordinate a rapidly growing community around our shared goal, we believe a DAO with simple, but well designed, governance is critical. Therefore we are excited to announce the soft launch of ZIPdao.

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    Z!P: A stable crypto commodity

    We believe one of the most important barriers to meaningful adoption of the emergent Web 3 Stack is the volatility of tokens: both gas and token price as a commodity. The solution is something we call FUEL.

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    The Role of DAOs in Web3

    As Web3 emerges, DAOs will become the de facto organisational structure; digital and global with broad-based governance. An organisational structure fit to support trusted peer-to-peer interactions.

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    Technology as a political act aka Web3

    Web3 is a social movement. As computing and software become cheaper, faster and easier, activism and political statements can be expressed in code. A lot of people don't trust authorities, so instead of demonstrating they are creating technology. Technology, in this case, is a political act. 

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    Trust people, not companies

    So, as people come to trust institutions less and peers more; the pitch could be: trust people, not Big Tech. Or trust people, not companies. Blockchains are a part of a much bigger social movement, the changing nature of trust.

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    Thick Clients, No Servers aka Web3

    The logical extension of "Thick Clients, Thin Servers" is non-existent servers. Go full peer-to-peer.

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