NFC stands for “near-field communication” and describes technology which allows two devices, one usually a mobile phone, to communicate. It’s been used for “experiential shopping,” payment processing and airline boarding passes. But now a wide spectrum of companies are jumping into NFC technology – Johnnie Walker announced such a move just last week. Source: This Cannabis…

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For a three-month pilot that ended in May, he said, Interac worked with Alectra Utilities to offer real-time disbursements to consumers using Interac e-Transfer (Canada’s leading P2P and B2B digital money movement service). Roque said Alectra made the offers to several consumers and, by using blockchain, was able to “incentivize” consumers based on their “climate-friendly”…

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Exploring A Universal Distribution of IP via NFTs + Curation Markets Token Curated Intellectual Property. The goal of the proposed design mechanism is to distribute risk, reward and ownership of intellectual assets and enable market participants to make early research and development stages liquid and tradable. Source: Token Bonding Curves in Practice – Token Economy,…

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By viewing curation markets not as the truth, but as a market for recommendations we can have these protocols serve the users, rather the users serving the protocol: starting tomorrow. In this variation in mechanism design, the aspect of using crypto-economics to curate information serves to produce recommendations, rather than it being regarded as the…

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One of the struggles of remote, open source coding is that if there’s not a key product manager, it’s hard to figure out how to prioritise tasks. A “Recommendation Market” on issues could be extremely meaningful in this context, allowing participants to rank features, issues and bugs. A maintainer could pick and choose to graduate…

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Curation Markets is a model that allows groups to more effectively coordinate & earn from value they co-create around shared goals. Assume that Truffle (an open source development framework for Ethereum) has an associated curation market. Its users can mint and coordinate around a token that is used to curate new features (in the sub-topic #truffle.features).…

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The Monax Platform is a contract lifecycle management tool which allows consumers to easily procure lawyer-tested agreements and stay in full control of their business contracting. Harnessing a unique combination of active agreements, blockchain technology, and a business process modeling engine, the platform is designed to move business legal obligations into the networked world. Source:…

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  A security token merely means an issuer is selling a crypto token in compliance with securities laws. But with a tokenized security, “it’s a whole different world,” where blockchain technology gives investors an unprecedented level of transparency, said O’Meara, chairman and chief executive officer of Inveniam Capital Partners (ICP). ICP is about to put…

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