This is our first official episode, and it’s another fresh rabbit-hole. Our guest is Juris Co-Founder and CTO Konstantin. Later we’ll do an episode about the fifteen years we’ve been working together, but for this one we’re jumping right into the good stuff with a chat about code as law, and how everything is a computer.
Notes from this one:
Smart Contracts, Ethereum, and Code as Law.
Code is Law: https://www.harvardmagazine.com/2000/01/code-is-law-html
Smart Contracts: https://blockgeeks.com/guides/smart-contracts/
What is “Code of Law” : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_of_law
“Everything is a Computer”
Government vs. Governance: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-a-weil/government-vs-governance_b_6858646.html
Contracts as an emergent property of government.
Blockchains and “verifiable public records.”
Terms of Service and what is law within Facebook, and similar platforms.
Autonomous vehicles and smart contracts – Why is your car even functionally allowed to speed?
Incentivisation – What if your taxes were lower because you followed the speed limit?
The important of “Standards” to the growth of marketplaces
What does the highway of personal information look like?
How much do we know about incentivisation already because video games have “points.”
Sports betting and digitized sports stats
Fairness and negotiating for things in business
Middlemen disappearing in Real Estate – Agents – Escrow
Smart Contract efficiency, so people can spend their time doing things they want to do
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