🎫 Major US museums now accepting crypto The NASA Glenn Visitor Center in Cleveland now accepts cryptocurrencies for admission tickets, making it the third major US museum to do so. Though one of the museum's representatives has expressed skepticism people will pay in bitcoin, the museum wants to support the cryptoasset community and help usher along mainstream adoption.
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READ OF THE DAY
📖The three kinds of platforms you meet on the Internet A post from 2007 where Marc Andreessen presciently describes the emergence of "Level 3 internet platforms."
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THING TO KNOW
A point people converge on without formal communication because it seems natural or relevant. Economist Thomas Schelling illustrated this point by asking a group of students where they would meet a stranger in NYC. The most common answer, or "natural" point, was Grand Central Station at noon - for no specific reason.
The inherent challenge is: how do you get parties to converge on these choices without communicating? One example of Schelling point in Bitcoin is its fixed supply. Bitcoin is a social phenomenon - its 21M hard cap is a Schelling Point enforced by social consensus, not by code.
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