Modern Economical Nonsense — Design A Reputation-Based System

5 min readApr 25, 2022


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Have you ever been judged by others about your reputation or accountability? Everyone has their checklist about someone’s accountability in their mind. How about there is a bank of accountability on the internet? What is the goal of a reputation-based system? Or should we have a better system to implement?

Let’s explore.

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Table of ContentWhat is a Reputation-Based SystemFunctionsModelsExample of Centralized SystemExample of Decentralized SystemDesign Thinking about Reputation SystemAlternative DesignIn Conclusion

What is a Reputation-Based System

It is a system that “formalizes the process of gathering, aggregating, and distributing information about individuals’ past behavior”

or a system to verify your accountability through the past history of records.