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A Novel Framework for Reputation-Based Systems

Jad Esber and Scott Kominers

Web3 projects should be designed around two tokens—one for signaling reputation, the other for offering liquidity—which would represent people's contributions.

Stablecoins, Stability, and Financial Inclusion

Katie Haun, Tomicah Tillemann, and James Rathmell

One-size-fits-all regulation keeps us from taking advantage of technology and curtailing its risks. Now is the time to get the right framework in place.

As More Workers Go Solo, the Software Stack Is the New Firm

Seema Amble, D’Arcy Coolican, and Alex Rampell

The rise of vertical-specific software tailored to lawyers, personal trainers, recruiters, hair stylists, and everyone else striking out on their own.

Inside Latin America’s Creator Economy: Rich in Influence, Poor in Cash

Julio Vasconcellos

Though LatAm leads the world in internet and digital media consumption, its creators still struggle to cash in on their influence. That presents an opportunity.

Global Labs Pose Major Threat — Here’s What U.S. Should Do

Scott Gottlieb

Labs classified as BSL-4 are being built all around the world, many in countries with a history of poor controls and oversight of research practices.

Uncontrolled Spread: Science, Policy, Institutions, Infrastructure

Scott Gottlieb, Vineeta Agarwala, Marc Andreessen, and Vijay Pande

We were at an inflection point with the COVID pandemic, between old and new tech, science institutions, policy, more. So what can we learn from past for future?

The Average American Would Pay $242,000 For One Extra Year of Good Health

Andrew Scott

New economic research supports a shift from the pursuit of longevity at all costs to a focus on healthspan: more healthy time over the duration of one’s life.

Minimum Viable Participation in Crypto: Games, Costs, & Accessibility

Elena Burger

As more people arrive to web3, there should be even more diverse ways to participate, with crypto wallets being the only barrier to entry.

21 Experts on the Future of Expertise

Lauren Murrow, Zoran Basich, and Sonal Chokshi

How is expertise being redefined in the modern era? We're witnessing either a golden age of expertise or an unmitigated crisis, depending on who you ask.

The Therapist Will See You Now. But Where?

Hannah Zeavin

As therapists and patients debate a return to the physical office, both must consider the newly discovered advantages of "distanced intimacy."