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A New Era of Trust - Toby Shorin, Refactor Camp 2018

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Talk given at Refactor Camp, May 2018

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A New Era of Trust - Toby Shorin, Refactor Camp 2018

  1. 1. A NEW ERA OF TRUST
  2. 2. TRUST — TRUST triew — treuwaz — *deru- verify — veritas — *wērə-o- Trust vs Verification
  3. 3. VISUALS → KNOWLEDGE
  4. 4. 16C VISUAL EPISTEMOLOGY
  5. 5. MEDIEVAL FASHION
  6. 6. MEDIEVAL FASHION
  7. 7. MEDIEVAL FASHION
  8. 8. MEDIEVAL FASHION Eche man to kenne [know] hymsilf and his better A page, a grome, and a grome, a yoman by right, As the A. B. C. is made in ordre by lettyr, A yoman, a squyer, and a squyer, a knyght, And so to the highest and grettest of might; And as they be in ordre set of degree, Right so shall her clothyng and arraie bee
  9. 9. AESTHETIC → SOCIAL RANK LEGIBILITY
  10. 10. AESTHETICS UNDERPIN ETHICS A man shall not now kenne a knave from a knyght, ffor al be like in clothyng and array, In fresshe doublettes of silk strecchyng vp right’ ... It is now harde to discerne and knowe A tapester, a Cookesse, or an hostellers wyffe ffro a gentilwoman, if they stonde in a rowe.
  11. 11. AESTHETICS UNDERPIN ETHICS
  12. 12. SUMPTUARY LAWS SOCIAL ORDERRANK DISTINCTIONS SUMPTUARY LAWS THEORIZED IN TERMS OF RESTRICT AESTHETIC ELEMENTS PERSIST DISPLAY ENFORCE IMPLEMENT
  13. 13. THEY DID NOT WORK
  14. 14. HAUTE COUTURE
  15. 15. ERA OF BRANDS
  16. 16. CULTURAL ATOMIZATION
  17. 17. AUTHENTICITY
  18. 18. AUTHENTICITY AS AESTHETIC
  19. 19. AUTHENTICITY AS AESTHETIC
  20. 20. AESTHETICS AT ZERO MARGINAL COST
  21. 21. “AUTHENTIC” BRANDS
  22. 22. Issuing new currencies is nearly free, but issuing new currencies that people care about requires an increasing amount of “marketing as proof of work.” THE BLOCKCHAIN WORLD
  23. 23. ...the signalling [sic] activity comes in two primary forms: (i) technical development, and (ii) marketing, with marketing taking up an increasing share (including social media marketing, public billboards, as well as expenses such as paying up to $1-15 million dollar listing fees to major exchanges). In order to enter the club of cryptocurrencies that benefit from the “store of value” position, an entrepreneur need only do enough tech development and do enough marketing to build up a community to be seen as worthy.
  24. 24. IT GETS WORSE
  25. 25. ALGORITHMICALLY GENERATED EVERYTHING
  26. 26. TRUTH / VISUALS / AESTHETICS / ETHICS
  27. 27. DECENTRALIZED CONSENSUS PROOF OF STORAGE PROOF OF MANUFACTURING PROOF OF PROGRAMMATIC-GENERATION PROOF OF PROFIT DISTRIBUTION PROOF OF SUPPLY CHAIN
  28. 28. CLOSE YOUR EYES
  29. 29. A NEW ERA OF TRUST

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