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PDF version for easy reading: https://product.ryangtanaka.com/images/ubi_whitepaper_v1.pdf

This "whitepaper" is a preview of what's "needed" in the Web 3.0 world, at least in my opinion. The crypto community has come a long way since the beginning but there is still a long way to go before mainstream adoption becomes possible.

The main points of the paper:

  • A user layer that is built around the idea of a human being, rather than inanimate objects (accounts, wallets, profiles, etc.) [“Knowing Your Customer” (KYC): Ending the internet’s culture of anonymity.]

  • An engagement layer that is built around team-success, rather than individual-success. [Smart contracts and multi-party ownership.]

  • A curation layer where “taste-makers” are independent, paid, and resistant to censorship. [Recommendation engines that actually work.]

  • A financial system that is (truely) incentivized towards equality of opportunity. [A competitive, but fair, ecosystem -- a “bottom up” economy, similar to Universal Basic Income (UBI).]

  • A legal system and governance model that can effectively resolve disputes and conflicts reliably, and at scale. [A digital “small claims court” for handling minor disputes.]

  • A record keeping system that’s human-legible. [Building a collective, universal, and coherent historical narrative of online activities.]

One thing I'm proud of is that I managed to write the whole thing without referencing a specific coin, even once. I tried to aim for a style that was more "timeless" than specific.

The funny thing is that the moment after I published this, a few minting platforms have released multi-party contracts on their end so that is already one problem solved. But many artists out there will have to trained to learn how to work together with people outside of their fields -- still, a long way to go.

Crypto Research Document Manuscripts collection image

As a researcher in the crypto space I've been making documents and infographics related to the scene/ecosystem. Here's a few that I thought might be worth keeping.

Contract Address0x495f...7b5e
Token ID
Token StandardERC-1155
ChainEthereum
MetadataCentralized
Creator Earnings
5%

The Universal Basic Whitepaper for the “Third Wave” of Crypto

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PDF version for easy reading: https://product.ryangtanaka.com/images/ubi_whitepaper_v1.pdf

This "whitepaper" is a preview of what's "needed" in the Web 3.0 world, at least in my opinion. The crypto community has come a long way since the beginning but there is still a long way to go before mainstream adoption becomes possible.

The main points of the paper:

  • A user layer that is built around the idea of a human being, rather than inanimate objects (accounts, wallets, profiles, etc.) [“Knowing Your Customer” (KYC): Ending the internet’s culture of anonymity.]

  • An engagement layer that is built around team-success, rather than individual-success. [Smart contracts and multi-party ownership.]

  • A curation layer where “taste-makers” are independent, paid, and resistant to censorship. [Recommendation engines that actually work.]

  • A financial system that is (truely) incentivized towards equality of opportunity. [A competitive, but fair, ecosystem -- a “bottom up” economy, similar to Universal Basic Income (UBI).]

  • A legal system and governance model that can effectively resolve disputes and conflicts reliably, and at scale. [A digital “small claims court” for handling minor disputes.]

  • A record keeping system that’s human-legible. [Building a collective, universal, and coherent historical narrative of online activities.]

One thing I'm proud of is that I managed to write the whole thing without referencing a specific coin, even once. I tried to aim for a style that was more "timeless" than specific.

The funny thing is that the moment after I published this, a few minting platforms have released multi-party contracts on their end so that is already one problem solved. But many artists out there will have to trained to learn how to work together with people outside of their fields -- still, a long way to go.

Crypto Research Document Manuscripts collection image

As a researcher in the crypto space I've been making documents and infographics related to the scene/ecosystem. Here's a few that I thought might be worth keeping.

Contract Address0x495f...7b5e
Token ID
Token StandardERC-1155
ChainEthereum
MetadataCentralized
Creator Earnings
5%
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