Showing 68 articles published by Medium

How to grow decentralized communities

Community building for token networks


Medium · 27 Jun

zkSync 2.0 Roadmap Update: zkEVM Testnet in May, Mainnet in August

Bonus: NFTs and swaps on zkSync 1.x mainnet in May.


Medium · 13 Apr

Summoning the Money God

Applying Control Theory to Cryptocurrency Monetary Policy

complex systems cryptocurrency @Medium

Medium · 9 Apr

Decentralized payroll management for DAOs

DAO’s don’t have top down management. There is no HR department. There are no contracts and no salary negotiations. How do you properly…

DAO @Medium

Medium · 31 Mar

What is Enspiral?:

And is it doing what it has set out to do?


Medium · 22 Feb

Nick Tree

Custodian of indigenous Australian song line law custom and plant knowledge. Nick Tree has worked for over 20 years with a number of…

australia indigenous @Medium

Medium · 13 Dec 2020

Shaping Transformative Cultures

Join the collective journey to reconnect with life, so we can build cultures and movements that actually change things.


Medium · 25 Nov 2020

Lately on DAOstack

For the past 8 months we were relatively quiet in DAOstack and I feel it’s about time to reconnect. ‘Quiet’ doesn’t mean less active, vice…

ethereum DeFi DAO @Medium

Medium · 11 Nov 2020

Indigenous Narcissism: Social Media, Belonging & WEIRDness

We are a species defined by our tools. Our cognition extends beyond our fingers, branching into the technology we hold and the…

indigenous @Medium

Medium · 11 Nov 2020

The Governance Lemon Awards 🍋🥇

Early lessons learned in decentralized governance.

ethereum governance blockchain cryptocurrency @Medium

Medium · 14 Oct 2020

Introducing the DeFi Pulse Index on TokenSets

The DeFi Pulse Index is now available for purchase on TokenSets!

ethereum DeFi crypto @Medium

Medium · 15 Sep 2020

Why Systemic Change Won’t Solve Climate Change

We need specific solutions, not vague calls for change.

climate emergency climate change @Medium

Medium · 4 Sep 2020

Finding the remedy: an exploration of Medicine Festival

“We’re fighting perception and reality,” proclaims Wasing Estate owner Josh Dugdale at the opening ceremony of Medicine, seemingly the…


Medium · 4 Sep 2020

Running Agile Scrum on our Relationship

My partner and I are process nerds. Most projects we’re involved in use Agile, and it’s a set of tools and vocabulary we already share. We…


Medium · 16 Aug 2020

Defund (and redesign) everything.

We have now reached a very interesting point. At least at the narrative level we have reached the point that “defunding the police” is a…


Medium · 9 Jun 2020

Self-isolation is why uncontacted tribes survive today

Over 100 tribes today deliberately avoid interaction with outsiders — the impact of infectious diseases is one reason why

coronavirus indigenous @Medium

Medium · 24 May 2020

Brazil’s uncontacted tribes in peril from the COVID-19 crisis

Uncontacted tribes have no resistance to common diseases like flu or measles, let alone coronavirus.

Covid-19 coronavirus indigenous @Medium

Medium · 24 May 2020

Notes on Counterculture

Then and Now: 1960s, 2020s


Medium · 24 May 2020

As Boris plans to ease the lockdown, progressives seem poised to make a catastrophic mistake- flatly opposing him.

Since the birth of the welfare state from the ashes of the second world war, those of us who identify as progressive have usually felt…

brexit coronavirus climate change @Medium

Medium · 10 May 2020

Corona: Seven Ways to Smash the Curve Now

Everyone knows they need to act now to stop the coronavirus.

coronavirus economics @Medium

Medium · 8 Apr 2020

8 Tips for framing Covid-19

Why waste time in a pandemic analysing language?

Covid-19 @Medium

Medium · 5 Apr 2020

Our Genome’s Viral Graveyard

How viral DNA has shaped human evolution


Medium · 5 Apr 2020

Week 2: Coronalinks

Two weeks ago, I published an article which desperately asked for people to read the data presented on COVID-19, think in systems, and use…

Covid-19 coronavirus @Medium

Medium · 29 Mar 2020

COVID-19 and the failure of our belief-systems

Danger makes us curl up and defend our prejudices. It’s a crisis not just in health, but in our ability to make sense of things.

Covid-19 @Medium

Medium · 29 Mar 2020

In Partnership with Holo, Terran Collective is Building Hylo: the Collaboration Platform for a Regenerative Future

The transition to a world that works for all will require unprecedented collaboration — and powerful tools to support that work. In an…


Medium · 15 Mar 2020

How unprocessed trauma is stored in the body

When all is well, our brain is the greatest supercomputer on earth. A complex network of about 100 billion neurons, it’s not only great at…


Medium · 25 Feb 2020

A summary of Bonnita Roy’s ‘Six ways to go meta’

We live in fascinating times, where all this global political turmoil motivates various new ways of thinking and solving problems.

metamodernism @Medium

Medium · 15 Feb 2020

How to think about the meta-crisis without getting too excited.*

The emergency is about the urgency to act. The crisis is about the need to transform. The meta-crisis is the tenacity of our inertia.

climate emergency @Medium

Medium · 15 Feb 2020

Compersion or Mudita: Unlearning Jealousy the Buddhist Way

Have you heard of “compersion”? Definitions abound but the layman summary could be: “the opposite of jealousy”. It covers any positive…


Medium · 11 Feb 2020

The Metamodern Flame

“Look again and you will see the Gods rise in the most human and unassuming of eyes.” — Kate Tempest

climate change metamodern @Medium

Medium · 6 Feb 2020

People, Practices & Place

A Simple Structure to Hold a New Microsolidarity Community


Medium · 27 Jan 2020

Blockchain Zero

When I discovered the blockchain six years ago, I was completely hooked. The excitement from this technology and what it can do for…

blockchain @Medium

Medium · 27 Jan 2020

Towards a Metamodern Spirituality

What would a spirituality look like that actually helped us confront the many crises of our world?

climate change metamodernism metamodern @Medium

Medium · 22 Jan 2020

The Religion of No Religion

A short commentary on John Vervaeke’s Awakening from The Meaning Crisis (Episodes 37, 38, and 39)

meaning @Medium

Medium · 22 Jan 2020

How To Weave Social Fabric

3 Essential Pillars For a New Mutual Aid Community


Medium · 22 Jan 2020

Can regenerative economics & mainstream business mix?

Or, is it even possible to create regenerative businesses in a degenerative economic system?

economics climate change @Medium

Medium · 17 Jan 2020

A Journey To GameB

January 13, 2019  Twitter: @jim_rutt  mini-bio


Medium · 16 Jan 2020

We need to talk about geoengineering

Geoengineering is not an alternative to reducing our CO2 emissions. But it may give us the time and breathing space to transform our…

climate crisis climate change @Medium

Medium · 24 Dec 2019

A very short story about peace

A lot of 1st-time visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand have an experience they can’t articulate e.g. they might say “I feel like I’ve come…

indigenous New Zealand @Medium

Medium · 17 Dec 2019

It is time to reinvent our organisations!

“Lack of responsibility”, “lack of connection”, “top down” “individual agenda”, “suppression, keeping things in” “anxiety” “slavery”.


Medium · 10 Dec 2019

Re-balancing company ownership through guardian shares

As a general rule, ownership brings responsibility. If you own a car that pollutes, or a dog that injures another creature, you can be…


Medium · 10 Dec 2019

A Taxonomy For LAOs: Making Sense of the Emerging LAO Ecosystem

Interest in LAOs has been growing. We unpack why LAOs are useful and provide an overview of the types of LAOs that likely will be created…

ethereum blockchain DAO @Medium

Medium · 9 Dec 2019

Extinction Rebellion: We Need To Talk About The Future

Extinction Rebellion needs to become a movement that talks about justice. It needs to change — and it needs to change now.

Extinction Rebellion climate change @Medium

Medium · 23 Nov 2019

Who’s Idea Was it Anyway?The Role of Source in Organizations

Today’s topic looks at the importance of identifying the starting point of an idea or a project. Who was the original creator, the…


Medium · 20 Nov 2019

The Imperative of Apocalyptic Witchcraft

We are present, manifest in flesh and dream. We return, with the vengeance of love singing through our veins.

witchcraft @Medium

Medium · 14 Nov 2019

Hierarchy Is Not the Problem…

…It’s the Power Dynamics

blockchain @Medium

Medium · 6 Nov 2019

Dude, where’s my paradigm shift?

People have been heralding a new paradigm to replace materialism for over 140 years. Why hasn’t it happened? I asked some leading thinkers.

materialism consciousness @Medium

Medium · 26 Oct 2019

Are we over-medicalizing suffering?

The unintended consequence of the ‘well-being revolution’ may be that we feel ever more helpless.


Medium · 25 Oct 2019

Celo’s Theory of Change

Celo’s mission is to build a new monetary system that creates conditions of prosperity for all. This is an ambitious goal. So the team…

blockchain cryptocurrency @Medium

Medium · 23 Oct 2019

The Safer Sex Conversation

by Crystal Dawn Morris,


Medium · 23 Oct 2019

Building equitable circular societies

Applying human-centred circular principles, tax shifts and crypto-currencies to better design our societies.

blockchain cryptocurrency crypto @Medium

Medium · 22 Oct 2019

Instead of breaking up big tech, let’s break it open

From advocates, politicians and technologists, calls for doing something about Big Tech grow louder by the day. Yet concrete ideas are few…


Medium · 21 Oct 2019

Existential Risk Holds a Hidden Gift

This weekend I joined tens of thousands of people in a “Grief March”, led by Extinction Rebellion through the middle of London.

Extinction Rebellion climate change @Medium

Medium · 20 Oct 2019

A Manifesto of Apocalyptic Witchcraft

1. If the land is poisoned, the witchcraft must respond.

witchcraft @Medium

Medium · 17 Oct 2019

Kierkegaard On Using Existential Anxiety to One’s Advantage

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, theologian, and social critic who is often described as the father of existentialism…


Medium · 9 Oct 2019

Towards Complex Governance Systems

This Context Paper was written in the context of my work as part of the DGOV (Distributed Governance) Foundation where we are developing a…

governance blockchain @Medium

Medium · 23 Sep 2019

The future is teal

Perspectives on organization design for today’s startups

blockchain teal cryptocurrency @Medium

Medium · 23 Sep 2019

How post-industrial capitalism and a new type of big data will save the planet

We need transparency, accountability and trust to govern the world, and Mattereum will deliver it

ethereum capitalism blockchain DAO @Medium

Medium · 15 Sep 2019

I Will If You Will

Conditional Commitment for Civil Disobedience


Medium · 30 Aug 2019

The Dai Stablecoin is a Game Changer for Ethereum and the Entire Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

In later December of 2017, the company Maker released their long-awaited system for a decentralized stablecoin named “Dai”. Dai is an…

ethereum economics blockchain cryptocurrency @Medium

Medium · 21 Aug 2019

The Rise of the Emergentsia

Meaning-Making for the Meta-Crisis

meaning metamodernism @Medium

Medium · 26 Jun 2019

Holochain: Reinventing Applications

Holochain is a framework for writing fully distributed peer-to-peer applications. It is not based on blockchain technology. Nor is…

ethereum blockchain @Medium