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Ledgerback Distributed Innovation Co-operative is a member-driven, global innovation co-operative. We develop and support innovative methods and practices in the areas of decentralization and openness, with a particular emphasis on emerging technologies

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Preliminary Review of Blockchain in the Music Industry

14 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Ledgerback

    “person’s hand on laptop” by Jason Isaac on Unsplash Before the 1990s, record labels tightly controlled all facets of the music industry from musician funding to distribution and even royalty payment collection. This all changed with the...

DeFi, Cryptoeconomics, and CBPP Research Roundup

2 Apr 2020 7 minute read comments Ledgerback

Introduction Hi everyone! Here is a short and sweet roundup on three interesting research papers we have recently found discussing commons-based peer production (CBPP), decentralized finance (DeFi), token engineering (often used synonymously with to...

The Age of Digital Diplomas: Will Blockcerts become the global standard?

30 Mar 2020 2 minute read comments Ledgerback

Blockchain-backed Digital Diplomas are becoming increasingly popular across the world as a means of issuing, securing and verifying educational records [1]. Recently, the University of Bahrain (UOB) entered into a partnership agreement with Blockcert...

We the People: Can constitutions unify blockchain communities?

20 Mar 2020 9 minute read comments Ledgerback

  The Solidarity Project: Constitutions and other Enabling Documents Photo by Anthony Garand on Unsplash In this article, we examine the purpose of a constitution and examine EOS and Decred, two blockchain projects with their own constitu...

Meshing around with Blockchains: Blockchain and Wireless Mesh Network Use-cases

20 Mar 2020 6 minute read comments Ledgerback

Status: Working Article (expect updates) Photo by Sander Weeteling on Unsplash Background 1. Mesh Networks A mesh network is a type of computer network, specifically a topology ( virtual layout of devices on a computer network), in wh...

Databike Pilot Project

20 Mar 2020 3 minute read comments Ledgerback

    Databike is a micro-mobility data governance and token economic system project that we are developing in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project is spear-headed by Charles Adjovu, Director & Researcher at Ledgerback Commons Research Cooperative (LCRC). W...

January Research Roundup

17 Mar 2020 5 minute read comments Ledgerback

  Photo by Martin Adams on Unsplash Hi everyone! Hope you are having a great start to the new year. Here is a short and sweet roundup on interesting articles and projects we recently found covering Data Monetization, Decentralized Finance (DeFi)...

You’re Data. You’re Control. You’re Profit.

15 Mar 2020 17 minute read comments Ledgerback

  Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash A conversation about data privacy, ownership, stewardship, and profit When did I lose control over my data and how do I get it back? This question is one of the defining questions concerning data privac...

Emerging Designs for Collective Governance

15 Mar 2020 7 minute read comments Ledgerback

Part 1: Voting, Reputation and Decision-making Emerging Designs for Collective Governance How Web 3.0 and Cooperatives are changing the Collective Governance Dynamic Introduction This article highlights the rise of new collective action methods th...

DGov Score Framework Update: Moving on to Formalization Version 0.4 and testing our Framework

12 Mar 2020 4 minute read comments Ledgerback

Writer: Charles Adjovu, Director and Researcher at Ledgerback Official Graphic from the Thinklusive Journal. Foreword The Distributed Governance Score (“DGov Score,” “Framework”) was initially formulated to be a point-based analytic framewor...