The global freelance economy is thriving but legacy payment infrastructure has not kept pace.
After a few years of operation Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and hundreds of other blockchain based cryptocurrencies have a collective market cap equivalent to billions of dollars. But who benefits and how can we use blockchains to progress people centered values?
The building blocks of portable reputation are blockchains, decentralized identities, and digitally signed claims. Systems built from these enable leaps in reputation reusability.
In the current internet ecosystem, we must outsource trust and ownership services to centralized operators. That requirement is slowly becoming destabilized...