) is the founder of Panvala, a network of communities who cooperate and earn perks from our shared endowment. His first interactions with blockchain technology—as an open source contributor to Augur, one of the first decentralized applications built on Ethereum—allowed him to understand what this technology is actually capable of changing. If we can opt in to new rules to coordinate our cooperation, blockchain technology can usher in an era of dramatic increases in our common wealth, not just our wealth as individuals. Niran joined the Ethereum-focused technology studio ConsenSys as employee number 28, where he contributed to projects including Gnosis, Benefactory, and ConsenSys Diligence before founding Panvala in 2018.
) is co-founder and member of MetaCartel, RaidGuild and DAOhaus. Dekan has been working as a developer for over 15 years with 5 years in the crypto space, developing products, dapp front ends and smart contracts.
"No need for passwords. No need to login. Just hold the token! To access your blog, article, design board, video, album, website, or software your community just needs to buy and hold your token. Keep creating content on the platforms you know. Just add new ways for your fans to engage and earn."
"Superfluid is a new token standard, with the power to describe cashflows, and execute them automatically on chain over time in a non-interactive way. Superfluid flows are programmable, composable and modular. Our first cashflow types allow constant streams of value, and one-to-many distributions."
"At the start of the epoch, each member of the Circle receives a number non-divisible GIVE tokens. Members allocated their GIVE tokens to other members over the course of the epoch to reward them for the value they bring to the organisation. Members can adjust their allocations up until the end of the epoch. They can add notes to their allocations if they wish. At the end of the epoch, all allocated GIVE tokens become locked (now called GET tokens), and all unallocated GIVE tokens are burned. Budget distribution is then formulated according to the percentage of total GET tokens that each member of the circles has received."
"Most communities have no fair, transparent, and incentive-compatible way to value contributions. SourceCred makes this possible by offering a credibly neutral framework that assigns Cred scores based on contributions, and then distributing Grain tokens based on those scores."
Similar vibe: the Commons Stack praise bot and SEEDS gratitude bot
"In plain language, Polis is an open source technology for survey research that leverages data science. It is described on the website as:
a real-time system for gathering, analyzing and understanding what large groups of people think in their own words, enabled by advanced statistics and machine learning.
More specifically, Polis is a platform for a conversation, in which participants submit short text statements, or comments, (<140 characters) which are then sent out semi-randomly to other participants to vote on by clicking agree, disagree or pass. Polis allows conversation owners to create conversations which can seamlessly engage (currently) up to hundreds of thousands or (conceivably) millions of participants…
Polis might at first look like a fancy online opinion polling tool. But it can more accurately be described as an evolving, lively, artificially intelligent, interactive “suggestion box” that can realize consensus around a controversial question. It works like this: Dozens or thousands of participants submit short statements expressing their views on the question. They also respond to other participants’ statements with Agree, Disagree, or Pass.
As hundreds of these statements and evaluations accumulate, a behind-the-scenes algorithm sorts participants into diverse clusters of like-minded responders. The algorithm then identifies “consensus statements" about which all the diverse clusters agree. At any time, participants can view graphics revealing the whole ecosystem of perspectives as it evolves. If they wish, they can create new statements that respond to what they see in that overview. Over time their statements tend to become more specific and practical.
After days or weeks of this activity, the results - both consensus statements and divisive statements - are usually turned over to a dialogue among diverse stakeholders, citizens or decision-makers to inform and stimulate their creative responses to the question. Activities can be organized through which views from polis exercises and dialogues feed back and forth into each other to generate deepening insight and/or specificity.
Polis has been used with populations ranging from 40 to 40,000 people. It is ideal for discovering unrealized possibilities in complex, conflicted situations involving widely diverse perspectives."
"When you hold BTC, you’re opting into a system where you know your holdings will be diluted up to the maximum supply of 21 million BTC to fund block rewards for miners. Similarly, Panvala’s stakers have opted into a system where they will be diluted up to a maximum supply of 100 million PAN, and the Panvala League’s communities allocate that inflation themselves."
For the DAO you created in the session 1 homework:
Install the Superfluid Boost and pass a Superfluid Payment Stream proposal (it will need both processing and then executing).
Install Collab.land on your Discord server and set up a Claim/Airdrop. Note the wallet address CSV needs to have a header row. If you added your own address to the address list, you can claim using the !claim command.