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Our agreements will be our organizing structures.
The key insight here is that blockchain, as a distributed systems technology, provides a mechanism for solving a set of coordination and consensus problems that were previously intractable. In a nutshell, blockchains use a combination of cryptography, economic incentives and batched transactions to allow a global consensus about the order and effect of writes to a shared append-only database.
What does blockchain technology give us? I’d argue that it’s the ability to reach agreement.
why – in today’s age/capabilities.. must we reach agreement..? why can’t we just go on where your whimsy takes you that day.. ie: can’t our curiosities be our org structures..?
And agreements, ultimately, are about restricting flexibility: our freedom to do as we please is limited by our need to fulfil our obligations under the agreements we have made
? who decided this.. who consented to this..?.. why restrict flexibility..? why not do whatever..?
why do we assume relationships have obligations..?
gershenfeld sel et al