Andrew Hong

Andrew Hong

On the composition of a decentralized future
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Orca Protocol is now Metropolis

August 29th, 2022
We’re excited to share that Orca Protocol is rebranding to Metropolis and opening up pod beta access to a select group of DAOs.
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Web3 Data Guide: Sudoswap

August 23rd, 2022
This is the first of many Web3 data guides I plan on doing. The goal here is to explain the protocol from a data analyst/engineer’s perspective. These guides aim to bring transparency to the data you see on dashboards, as well as awareness of how well (or not well) protocols are built for data analysis.
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Andrew Hong

Fat protocols are not an investment thesis

June 18th, 2022
Note: The original content of this post was first published on Medium on October 26th, 2017. It was one of my most cited articles, and remains an operative view on value capture in the web3 stack at CoinFund today.
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Brukhman on Blockchain

How To Learn Crypto As A New Language

June 9th, 2022
By now, you’ve probably heard about cryptocurrencies. The word crypto seems inescapable: it creeps up in dinner conversations with friends, when complaining about the seemingly never-ending inflation, and in podcasts you listen to every day. 
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Web3 Data Degens

Iterative Testing & Trying DAO Tools

May 26th, 2022
Do it again, do it better.
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Scaling Trust in DAOs: Trustware vs Socialware

June 2nd, 2022
Most organizations run on Socialware - Systems and processes managed by people. We introduce the concept of "Trustware" as an important tool for DAOs.
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Orca Protocol

Come for the creator, stay for the economy

April 20th, 2021
"Come for the tool, stay for the network" is a classic strategy for bootstrapping social networks. It aimed to solve a hard problem: how do you convince people to join your social network when there's nobody else to socialize with?
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Designing Token Economies

May 25th, 2022
Good token design, like good product design, starts with understanding what users want. 
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Not Boring

Introducing Writing NFTs

May 25th, 2022
Before Ethereum was code, it was a piece of writing. A year prior to Ethereum’s launch in 2015, Vitalik Buterin published a whitepaper that laid out his vision for the project. Like Satoshi before him, Vitalik’s whitepaper served as a call to action that inspired a group of believers to help bring his ideas to fruition. This whitepaper has become an invaluable artifact — a foundational text with historical significance.
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Mirror Development
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A Theory of Justice for Web3

May 23rd, 2022
One of the most powerful narratives surrounding web3 is that it is a movement toward a better, fairer internet.
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Li Jin
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Culture in Progress: Building On-Chain Social Capital

December 1st, 2021
Crypto, Culture, and Society members recently joined a session by web3 polymath Ameer Carter, aka Sirsu, to explore how social capital operates. Using real-world models of collective action and examples of web3 projects that bridge the gaps between social, cultural, and economic capital, he advanced a compelling argument for using blockchain technologies toward attribution of creative works to their creators. Below is a recap and response from our community.
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Crypto, Culture, & Society Journal

Like → Share → Collect

May 25th, 2022
The following essay is a homage to collecting enabled by web3. It is a living document, minted as a collectible Writing NFT. By collecting it, you encourage me to keep refining and elaborating these views, which will be updated here.
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Introducing the Optimism Collective

April 26th, 2022
It's time for a new chapter. Scaling the technology alone is not enough. We have a duty to scale our values along with our networks. In pursuit of this mission, we are excited to announce the Optimism Collective.
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The Optimism Collective