Scarce Objects

Digital Scarcity, Decentralised Organisations, and Cryptonetworks

The hottest Substack posts of Scarce Objects

And their main takeaways
98 implied HN points 30 Sep 22
  1. Organizations compete for resources like labor and capital.
  2. Organizations reallocate resources from low to high productivity areas.
  3. DAOs finance growth through tokens, blending governance and economic rights.
58 implied HN points 09 Mar 21
  1. NFT ownership is complex and not all NFTs are created equal
  2. NFTs require clear terms and smart contracts to define ownership rights
  3. NFT marketplaces may play a central role in defining and enforcing ownership rights
0 implied HN points 27 Jan 22
  1. Markets incentivise innovation and economic growth by coordinating self-interested actors.
  2. Blockchains primarily coordinate through price, favoring network goods like memes and Ponzis.
  3. Blockchain asset markets amplify the spread of high-transmission ideas, including low-value memes, but can accelerate the adoption of high-value ideas.
0 implied HN points 08 Feb 22
  1. NFTs can attract a new audience without cannibalizing existing gamers
  2. Different types of gamers exist and NFT gamers may not align with traditional game audiences
  3. There is a growing trend of paying for attention in various industries