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Lessons in decentralised governance from Twitch Plays Pokemon

The Twitch Plays Pokémon Livestream

For 16.5 days in February of 2014, an anonymous Aussie allowed 80,000 people to play a single game of Pokémon at the same time. This particular burst of internet-era tomfoolery was predictably chaotic, yet a level of signal emerged from the noise and provides compelling, applicable lessons about the nature of mass participation.

Web3 Melbourne is a globally-connected Australian collective with a focus on augmenting the ways that the world is organised. New ways of organising allow us to harness efficiency, democracy, and eschew centralised power.

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Tom Nash

CTO & Co-founder @ Flex Dapps

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