Sirwin
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Explorations of the emerging crypto-economic models and their potential implications


Organizational Design

11 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I’ve been watching Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. It’s a good drama and, as a basketball fan, I particularly enjoyed it. But one element of it that I am examining is that of the organizational design choices made by different people in...

DAO Treasury Management

10 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

There’s a slide in the Crypto Futura Fund deck that has a chart with 3 columns. In column 1, there is a list of industries, such as “remittances.” In column 2, there is a list of crypto-based approaches to providing those services, such as “Bitcoin.”...

Lessons on Hype from Streetwear

2 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

One of the challenging parts of crypto is how big the hype machines for projects can be. Given the global nature of the technology, the 24/7 access to markets, the mega-connectivity of the participants, and the sums involved, the rewards for creating...

1000 Little Things

25 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

One of the things we talk about at Radix is how the financial system is not broken (at least for ppl in the first world) in a big way. It’s 1000 little things that are broken. Like the fact that it takes 3-5 days for an ACH transfer to settle; the fa...

Choose Your Own Movies with NFTs

12 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I’ve spent a fair amount of time recently looking at the history of the gaming industry and how it has evolved thanks to the invention of the game engine. It was, pun intended, a “game changer” for the speed and pace of development. One of the import...

CBDCs are Financial Totalitarianism

8 Apr 2022 4 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I have been watching the evolution of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) space for some time now. They are clearly coming in multiple economies around the world. What is also abundantly clear-to me, at least- is that the arrival of CBDC would b...

First, Kill All the Lawyer (Work)

7 Apr 2022 2 minute read 1 comment jer979!!

One of Shakespeare’s more famous lines is from Henry VI, “First thing we do, kill all the lawyers.” It’s cliché and a line known to all lawyers, but it came to mind when I was listening to a webinar called “The Future of DeFi” put on by one of the le...

Acceptable Risk vs. Acceptance of Risk

5 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I was listening in on a webinar called “The Future of DeFi” put on by one of the leading VC firms in crypto, Pantera. Their guests were the CEOs of Risk Harbor, a provider of crypto insurance, and Notional Finance, a provider of fixed yield products....

Lore is No Joke

1 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I spent most of last weekend reading about how game engines work and the history of the steam engine. I did this because, the more I study it and think about it, the more I realize just how monumentally significant the invention of the DeFi engine is...

Why Software Engines Matter

18 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

One of the most significant developments in the history of the software gaming industry was the development, in the mid-90s, of the 3D game engine. Game engine implementers often economize on the process of game development by reusing/adapting, in l...