May 11, 2020

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  • DeFi vs. Crypto Dollars

    Check out Friday’s edition of Govern This on community signals in governance, potential changes to Maker’s stability fee, and other governing things. Read and subscribe here.DeFi has been the most influential meme of the last year or two in the blockchain/crypto space. It is easy to explain to the crypto generalist and captured the essence of already existing projects with a catchy name.Memes create virtuous feedback loops. A name enables people to start talking and writing&nbsp… … More

  • Liquity Steps Up to Compete with Maker – Trustless Stablecoin Wars

    There’s a new decentralized stability protocol stepping up to the plate to compete with Maker.
    Liquity is an algorithmic governance, low collateralization, and interest-free lending protocol with many similarities to the Maker system. The system allows users to deposit ETH as collateral into a CDP/Vault equivalent (known as “Troves”) and in return receive LQTY – the protocol’s USD-pegged stablecoin. We are proud to announce Liquity (https://t.co/0Fc8kqVPLQ), a dece… … More

  • What You Missed at IPFS Pinning Summit

    A recap of the summit and Infura’s plans to expand its current API and Gateway functionality.Last week, Protocol Labs gave us the opportunity to participate in the first ever IPFS Pinning Summit to share the past, present, and future for IPFS as an essential component of Infura’s Web3 development suite. For those of you who are familiar with Infura, you will know we have a long history of support for IPFS and we’d like to thank Protocol Labs for the opportunity to share our progress. Here’s a qu… … More

  • EthHub Weekly #113

    Curated by Anthony Sassano (@sassal0x) and Eric Conner (@econoar)🎙️ EthHub Discord RebootedThe Ethereum community is growing at a rapid pace and there are a lot of new people coming onboard that have many questions around all crypto-related topics. So, to help educate these people, we cleaned up the EthHub Discord channel with the aim of turning it into more of a community learning hub. It’s been quite active lately with lots of questions around eth2 and staking – feel … … More

  • 11 – How to go Bankless with Compound | Robert Leshner

    Level up your open finance game 5 times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe now🎙️NEW PODCAST EPISODEListen to episode 11 | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube | RSS FeedEpisode: #11May 11, 2020Your savings account, your high-yield bank deposits, a CD. Can we replace these bank functions with a protocol? Compound seems to think so. Compound is a two-sized money robot that provides borrowing and lending to create so… … More

  • ErisX Launches US-Based ETH Physical Futures

    For those who have been keeping an eye on how cryptocurrencies are progressing in legacy markets, you may recall some of the conversations surrounding when (or if) the SEC would approve a crypto-based exchange-traded fund (ETF). To no surprise, this day has yet to come – and for good reason. Despite all the progress we’ve seen within DeFi in the past year, there’s no denying this industry’s assets remain highly volatile.
    To this end, we’re instead seeing companies c… … More

  • Governance Polls: Adjustments to DSR Spread, Dai Stability Fee, USDC Stability Fee, WBTC Stability Fee, and more

    The Maker Foundation Interim Risk Team has placed a series of Governance Polls into the voting system which presents adjustments to the DSR Spread, Dai Stability Fee, USDC Stability Fee, WBTC Stability Fee, WBTC Debt Ceiling, and an Inclusion Poll for Core Personnel Onboarding. Poll: Dai Savings Rate Spread Adjustment The Maker Foundation Interim Risk Team has placed a Governance Poll into the voting system which presents a number of possible Dai Savings Rate Spread op… … More

  • Why Crypto Unlocks Innovation on the Internet

    Open-source services level the playing field for developersAll digital services today are powered by privately-owned databases. Crypto enables a new way to build and maintain databases. In crypto, digital services are built on top of decentralized database protocols operated by a community of network participants.In only a few decades, the Internet went from a highly decentralized architecture to one controlled by a few powerful gatekeepers. This created monopolies, limited access for developers… … More

  • 詳解 DeFi 保險 3F Mutual 的運作原理

    Third Floor Mutual (3FM) 是運行於區塊鏈的保險協議,旨在提供相對 DeFi 產品的避險機制。首先推出的是對穩定幣協議 MakerDAO 的保險,針對 DSS(Dai Satblecoin System) 潛在的系統性崩潰提供風險對沖。隨著 DeFi (Decentralized Finance,去中心化金融) 的蓬勃發展,鎖定在 DeFi 中的資產價值和交易額也不斷上升。然而,DeFi 近期發生了幾次資安事件,暴露出 DeFi 危險脆弱的一面,也讓人們開始重視避險的需求。效率低落的選擇權式保險目前市面上已有的 DeFi「保險」Opyn,是一個對特定資產「保證收購」的類似選擇權的避險工具。譬如想要對沖持有 ETH 的風險,可以買到一段期間內「用 1 ETH 交換 150 DAI」 的 oToken。或對沖 Compound 放款風險,購買「原價收購 cDAI」 的 oToken。付出一點保險費,意外發生時得到補償。不過這類的保險用了違約交換(default swap)的模型,補償的錢實際上來自提供賣權的對手方足額抵押,必須要市場上有人願意拿錢跟你對賭,才能買得到保… … More

  • 詳解 DeFi 保險 3F Mutual 的運作原理 HakkaFinance – Medium

    Third Floor Mutual (3FM) 是運行於區塊鏈的保險協議,旨在提供相對 DeFi 產品的避險機制。首先推出的是對穩定幣協議 MakerDAO 的保險,針對 DSS(Dai Stablecoin System) 潛在的系統性崩潰提供風險對沖。隨著 DeFi (Decentralized Finance,去中心化金融) 的蓬勃發展,鎖定在 DeFi 中的資產價值和交易額也不斷上升。然而,DeFi 近期發生了幾次資安事件,暴露出 DeFi 危險脆弱的一面,也讓人們開始重視避險的需求。效率低落的選擇權式保險目前市面上已有的 DeFi「保險」Opyn,是一個對特定資產「保證收購」的類似選擇權的避險工具。譬如想要對沖持有 ETH 的風險,可以買到一段期間內「用 1 ETH 交換 150 DAI」 的 oToken。或對沖 Compound 放款風險,購買「原價收購 cDAI」 的 oToken。付出一點保險費,意外發生時得到補償。不過這類的保險用了違約交換(default swap)的模型,補償的錢實際上來自提供賣權的對手方足額抵押,必須要市場上有人願意拿錢跟你對賭,才能買得到保… … More

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