Many people in crypto assume 'decentralized' means safe and trust minimized. This view misses all the nuance in a complex topic.
My colleagues @tonysheng and @bennybitcoins published a paper today exploring the spectrum of trust which exists in crypto.
My latest (with @bennybitcoins ) on trust in crypto financial services asks the question: in crypto financial products and services, “how could a user lose their funds?” and second, “If necessary, how could a user recover lost funds?”
My colleagues @tonysheng and @bennybitcoins just published a a framework for how to think about trust in both centralized and decentralized financial services
TLDR - it's a lot less black/white than crypto twitter would lead you to believe