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How Innovative Funding Models Could Usher in a New Era of Worker-Owned Platform Cooperatives – Resilience

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As the gig economy grows, more and more stories of worker exploitation are coming to the fore. And as reports of shady labor practices at Uber, Lyft, Taskrabbit, Postmates, and Amazon Mechanical Turk show, these issues run rampant across all sectors of the gig economy. In the home services industry, the platform Handy has made a name for itself, connecting people with pre-screened professional […]

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Learn about Aragon and governance using blockchain tech

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The scope of Aragon’s influence has been broadening ever since the team started growing from just myself and Luis to a dozen of brilliant freedom fighters. We’ve had serious conversations, both community-wide and internally, about the direction that Aragon should take. We’ve gone from it being a nice way to manage a traditional business to a full-stack governance platform for sovereign […]

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Getting started with Smart Contracts – Hacker Noon

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follow the stuff below.In this journey, I’ve managed to create a sequence of resources to be followed to avoid randomness(which I’ve been through).Pre gyan session:A 101 Noob Intro to Programming Smart Contracts on EthereumSome general gyan before you start:Getting Started as an Ethereum Web DeveloperSequence of articles I’ve followedHow to deploy the smart contractHow to […]

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Macro Blockchain #1: The End of Aggregation Theory – Token Economy

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NeighborSQUAD is researching how a Token Economy might help to jump start bringing in early adopters interested in forming Worker Owned Coops that would provide service and support for Community Owned Networks. Diminishing UX/Network Effects: New Token-Based Incentivizes for Early AdoptersBefore blockchains and the digital scarcity of tokens, it was difficult to attract early users to […]

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Alpha Test

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Blockchain as a Service is coming in 2018. We’re looking at the future of how Blockchain technologies can help us with our mission of enabling Worker Owned Coops to provide service and support for Community Owned Networks. Check out the alpha release of MIMIR: MIMIR Alpha TestMIMIR Blockchain Solutions is the world’s first Decentralized Ethereum […]

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Colony: A platform for open organizations

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Here at NeighborSQUAD we’re thinking a lot about how we can scale and have a decentralized open organization. One of the efforts we are following is “Colony.” Open OrganizationsWe believe that the most successful organizations of the future will be open.Openness is not about open plan offices or ‘20% time’. It’s about how decisions get […]

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Namecoin could decentralize DNS and more

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Namecoin is an experimental open-source technology which improves decentralization, security, censorship resistance, privacy, and speed of certain components of the Internet infrastructure such as DNS and identities.(For the technically minded, Namecoin is a key/value pair registration and transfer system based on the Bitcoin technology.)Bitcoin frees money – Namecoin frees DNS, identities, and other technologies.What can […]

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Understanding the blockchain – O’Reilly Media

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The blockchain is the new database — get ready to rewrite everythingThe technology concept behind the blockchain is similar to that of a database, except that the way you interact with that database is different.For developers, the blockchain concept represents a paradigm shift in how software engineers will write software applications in the future, and […]