Blockchain Communities and Their Emergent Governance

Thoughts on Legitimacy and Narratives

Steven McKie
Nov 20, 2018 · 11 min read
Figure 1: Blockchain Governance Map

Legitimacy, or . . .

. . . Authoritativeness

So What Are Blockchain Communities, Anyway?

Comparing Bitcoin, Ethereum, and ZCash

Figure 2: Three major assets, from most conservative, to most progressive.
Figure 3: As communities grow and get more liquid, the importance of having a large funnel to bring in new talent grows in importance.

ZCash belongs somewhere between these two poles. As a newer asset that only launched in October of 2016, Zcash had a lot of ground to catch up on when compared to Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Conclusion

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