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Tokenized Economic Zones
January 20th, 2023
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are perhaps the most impactful innovation of the past half-century.
The Geography of the Metaverse
January 17th, 2023
While the causes of poverty are certainly not simple, the ability to escape your geography if you so choose seems like the geography of a better world.
War and Dilemmas
January 10th, 2023
To grasp the dynamic, let’s get as far away as possible from the trivial stories Let’s up the stakes to a conflict where nearly 20 million people died - WW I.
A Beautiful Mind - An Ugly Problem
December 20th, 2022
The prisoner's dilemma is a situation in which rational individuals, fully aware of the consequences of their actions, choose not to cooperate even though it would be in their best interest to do so.
Tales of War and how Web3 can be the "Good" Enigma Machine
December 13th, 2022
The coordination game is the ability of web3 to enable large-scale global coordination to such a degree that distance, legal boundaries, and legal identity do not matter.
Serendipity and why Cities are Accidentally Brilliant
December 5th, 2022
Why are Cities such hubs of Innovation? Consider the following from a book by influential economist Edward Glaeser titled – Triump of the City. Note: Innovation is hard to measure, but we know it occurs if we see productivity increases.
The Battle of Water(Luna)
May 14th, 2022
What do Nepolean and Do Kwon have in common? They were both on the wrong end of speculative attacks. Terra Luna attack.
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