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January 23rd, 2015 by ry.walk
I attended the University of Colorado Boulder Bitcoin Club's official hackathon, Coin-orado, this past November. Over 50 participants, including many exciting Bitcoin personalities, gathered for the event. Here's my recap.
Coin-orado, Colorado’s first official Bitcoin competition, took place on November 14th, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The 24-hour event, organized by club co-founder Broc Kanady -- a senior ma...Read More
October 5th, 2014 by ry.walk
While the significance of putting a man on the moon is obvious, what is often lost is an appreciation for the enormity of prior achievements and the conditions required to make it possible. The establishment of the nation-state as a societal structure unleashed the untapped potential of collectively incentivized human action. Had it not been for its existence, how many more centuries may have been required for mankind to reach such literal and figurative heights? Akin to the establishment of the nation-state, the ascension of decentralized autonomy may further catalyze collective human action to even greater levels of achievement, including the reaches of singularity.Read More
August 20th, 2014 by ry.walk
In this two part series, Ryan Walker discusses the parallels between decentralized autonomy and the teachings of the late Terence McKenna. Part one focuses on blockchain technology in relation to McKenna's timewave novelty theory and the concept of singularity. Part two will look more closely at the concept of decentralized autonomy in nature and Bitcoin as the first truly decentralized autonomous organization. It will make the case that Bitcoin's arrival represents a singularity of immeasurable significance.
Terence McKenna's pseudoscientific timewave novelty theory predicted a significant event or innovation would occur in the year 2012 and result in a breakthrough to the interconnected complexity of the... Read More
2,815 viewsJuly 24th, 2014 by ry.walkEdited 7/21/14 denise
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