Decentralization

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U.S. Banking Collapse Doesn't Necessarily Make Crypto Trustworthy
The fall of Silicon Valley Bank had a convenient deus ex machina to fix collateral damage. Crypto cannot expect the same, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partners Jess Cheng...
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Lido Gearing Up For Ethereum's Upcoming Shanghai Upgrade
Lido Gearing Up For Ethereum's Upcoming Shanghai Upgrade
Lido, the biggest liquid staking platform on the Ethereum blockchain, opened a snapshot vote on its version 2 (v2) upgrade, which includes a "Staking Router" said to ease the...
Lido Gearing Up For Ethereum's Upcoming Shanghai Upgrade

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Non-Custodial Liquid Staking Platform Ether.Fi Closes $5.3M Fundraise
The round was co-led by North Island Ventures, Chapter One and Node Capital and included participation from BitMex founder Arthur Hayes.
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The SEC’s Crackdown on Ethereum Staking Has a Silver Lining
The SEC’s recent actions shut down centralization staking services, but not individual staking and decentralized staking services. That could increase decentralization and hel...
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Investments dropped off in January 2023, according to data collected by CoinDesk. (Sage Young/CoinDesk)
What Are VCs Funding After FTX? More Decentralized Infrastructure
Infrastructure projects and regulatory-resistant protocols have attracted cautious investors.
Investments dropped off in January 2023, according to data collected by CoinDesk. (Sage Young/CoinDesk)

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Rocket Pool Community Voting Whether to Self-Limit Its Growth
If passed, the vote establishes a guiding set of principles to inform Rocket Pool’s decision-making process in limiting the percentage of staked ether in its ecosystem.
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CityDAO, an experimental project looking to bring real world assets on chainn, collectively governs 40 acres of land in Wyoming. (CityDAO)
What's Holding DAOs Back?
The author of "The DAO Handbook" considers solutions to coordination and regulatory problems plaguing decentralized autonomous organizations.
CityDAO, an experimental project looking to bring real world assets on chainn, collectively governs 40 acres of land in Wyoming. (CityDAO)

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Tech’s Money Woes: Beginning of the End for Web2?
Gloomy forecasts, mass layoffs and antitrust lawsuits have bruised "Big Tech" over the past year. But that doesn't automatically portend the end of Web2. For Web3 to emerge, w...
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The Interaction of Money, Nature and AI, With Stan Stalnaker
A discussion about the Hub Culture institution and protecting the ethos of privacy and identity.
Money Reimagined Podcast Cover

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The =nil; Foundation Raises $22M to Build Marketplace for Zero-Knowledge Proofs
The funding round led by Polychain Capital aims to make zero-knowledge projects more decentralized, and easier to build.
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