September 11, 2020

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  • Coordination, Good and Bad Vitalik Buterin’s website

    Special thanks to Karl Floersch and Jinglan Wang for feedback and review
    See also: On Collusion
    Engineering Security Through Coordination Problems
    Trust Models
    The Meaning Of Decentralization Coordination, the ability for large groups of actors to work together for their common interest, is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It is the difference between a king comfortably ruling a country as an oppressive dictatorship, and the people coming together and overthrowing him. It is th… … More

  • This Week in DeFi – September 11th DeFi Rate

    To the DeFi Community,
    DeFi is starting to experiment with token distributions.
    Whether it’s a fair launch, an initial bonding curve offering (IBCO), Balancer’s new liquidity bootstrapping pools (LBP), or the DAICO, all of these distribution models offer a novel way to get tokens into the hands of the community. While they may not be perfect, they’re all substantial improvements over the ICO model of “hey send us ETH and we’ll give you tokens”.
    Perpetual Proto… … More

  • “I F*cked Up. And I am Sorry:” Chef Nomi Returns $14M of ETH to SushiSwap The Defiant

    Hello Defiers! Another crazy day in DeFi,SushiSwap founder Chef Nomi returned the $14M in ETH he had withdrawn Exclusive interview with SushiSwap co-founder 0xMaki, and his impressions before and after Chef Maki’s change of heartyEarn Finance launches generalized decenrlized lending protocoland more :)The open economy is taking over the old one. Subscribe to keep up with this revolution. Click here to pay with DAI (for 70 Dai/yr vs $100/yr).Subscribe now📺 Watch New Video… … More

  • Executive Vote: Increase the USDC-A Debt Ceiling, Whitelist tBTC on the ETHBTC Oracle The Maker Blog

    The Governance Facilitators and the Maker Foundation Smart Contracts Team have placed an Executive Vote into the voting system which will enable the community to approve the following alterations to the protocol. Increase the USDC-A Debt Ceiling As per this signal request thread, the USDC-A Debt Ceiling will be increased from 40 million to 100 million if this proposal passes. This is an expedited change triggered by the increased usage of the USDC-A vault type coupled with the recent peg … … More

  • Our Network #38 Our Network

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  • Maker Governance Review: August 2020 The Maker Blog

    The Maker Governance Review is a monthly recap of all Governance activity, from Governance blog posts and polling/voting history to Governance Cycle progress. Each review is written by the Maker Improvement Proposals (MIPs) Editor to keep the Maker community informed of Governance developments. Top Governance News Executive Vote: Onboard USDT and PAX, Multiple Other Changes – September 4, 2020Onboard USDT and PAXUSD WBTC-A Debt Ceiling from 80 Million to 120 MillionIncrease the Base Rate … … More

  • Friday Open Thread: What do you want to see on Bankless? Bankless

    What topics do you want to read more of? Who do you want to see on the podcast? What new things do you want to learn how to do? DREAM BIG.What do you want to see on Bankless? a.image2.image-link.image2-394-700 { padding-bottom: 56.285714285714285%; padding-bottom: min(56.285714285714285%, 394px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-394-700 img { max-width: 700px; max-height: 394… … More

  • Adopting Layer 2 – The Daily Gwei #72 The Daily Gwei

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  • I’m Launching A New Fund… Off The Chain

    Every person I admire lives their life based on a small number of simple principles. One of my guiding principles has always been: “You will never regret betting on yourself.” This mantra has been fairly easy to implement in various aspects of my personal and professional life, but one area that remained tough to execute this mindset was investing.In order to bet on yourself as an investor, you historically had to either: (a) build a large company and personally capture significant f… … More

  • Kyber Ecosystem Report #18 Stories by Deniz Omer on Medium_aboutkyber

    Hello fellow Kyberians,What a crazy few weeks and months its been in DeFi. Seemingly out of nowhere yield farming has exploded in popularity and caused all sorts of mayhem in the crypto world. Gas prices have shot up to previously unseen levels and in pursuit of high yields users are taking on higher risk to try out these experimental and in many cases unaudited contracts.We at Kyber are heads down hard at work building the best liquidity protocol and asset swap experience out there and we feel … … More

  • BarnBridge Closes $1M Seed Round for Tokenized Risk DeFi Rate

    BarnBridge – a cross-platform fluctuation derivatives protocol – announced the close of a $1M seed round yesterday afternoon led by Fouth Revolution Capital and ParaFi. Comprised of industry leaders including Fourth Revolution Capital, @paraficapital , @kaiynne, @StaniKulechov, @centralityai, Blockchain Companies, Dahret Group, and our founders (@LordTylerWard & @Danny_Desert) and advisors (@aaronmcdnz).
    — BarnBridge (@barn_bridge) September 10, 2020 BarnBridge aims to t… … More