phas3 took part in the recent ETHAmsterdam hackathon.
Our co-founders, Alexandra and Sarah, recruited three talented teammates through the ETH Global discord – Oliver Klingefjord @klingfjord, Ashwin Konale @konaleashwin, and Javier Bullrich @javierbullrich.
For the first time ever the Crypto Gathering, hosted by Real Vision, had a 3rd day of talks called “THE COMMUNITY DECIDES…”. This was one full day dedicated to sessions voted on by the Real Vision Pro Crypto community with one of the chosed topics being Decentralised Science also known as “DeSci”.
The session had hundreds of people tune in from all over the world during which Sarah and Alexandra explained what DeSci is; What pain points of traditional science could DeSci solve; What are some of the most exciting things happening in the space?; What are the roadblocks to DeSci?; What are we building with LYNX; and What can investors look at if they want to invest in DeSci?
The session was well received by the host, Santiago Velez, and the Real Vision community. Please see some of the feedback below.
Our founders, Sarah and Alex, were invited onto the Rabbithole podcast to talk about DeSci (Decentralised Science) and LYNX.
Sarah and Alex talk about how they found their way into web3 from backgrounds in traditional science and software engineering. They discuss some of the problems traditional science is facing and how DeSci can solve them. Then they cover the issue of censorship, and how blockchain can be used to expand participation in science.
Sarah and Alex also dive into LYNX — what it’s all about, the problems it solves, and how it uses blockchain and decentralised ledger technologies. They talk about the dangers involved in centralised entities getting hold of our personal data from wearables, and some specific use cases for LYNX.
Finally, they talk about collaboration in the DeSci community and how it compares to more traditional industries. Sarah and Alex share their long-term vision for LYNX and DeSci in general.
This introductory guide covers how DeSci came to be, what its defining features are, what the major debates and open questions are within the movement, and where the greatest opportunities and challenges lie.
In December 2021, we published an article on Decentralised Science (DeSci) in the journal, Nature. This article aimed to inform the wider scientific community of the DeSci movement happening in Web3.