Sex, Alcohol and Blockchain: Why White Papers, FAQs Make for Interesting Reading
Here’s a look at blockchain businesses targeting the porn industry, booze and your gullibility.
The blockchain white paper is becoming the lingua franca of new ventures. These are usually PDFs littered with more economics principles than a college textbook and frequently illustrated with flow charts.
As in our previous look at some of the more offbeat white papers in circulation, what’s striking is how these proposals offer revealing glimpses of blockchain’s potential as well as its potential pitfalls. This time around we’re also including a crypto business that lacks a white paper but has a FAQ section on its website that gets at the simplicity of blockchain’s benefits, and the present-day complexity of their execution.
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Hi Nick, thank you for the interesting post. I always read white papers and some of them are really well written. For example, last time I read the FuturoCoin white papers and found the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto quotation: “Just as the technology of printing altered and reduced the power of medieval guilds and the social power structure, so too will cryptologic methods fundamentally alter the nature of corporations and of government interference in economic transactions”. Such a powerful sentences!