AALWA: Ask any LessWronger anything

I've been getting an increasing number of interview requests from reporters and book writers (stemming from my connection with Bitcoin). In the interest of being lazy, instead of doing more private interviews I figure I'd create an entry here and let them ask questions publicly, so I can avoid having to answer redundant questions. I'm also open to answering any other questions of LW interest here.

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Assuming the security risk of growing economic monopolization build in in the dna of proof of work (as well as proof of stake)  is going to prevail in the coming years:

Do you think it is possible to create a more secure proof of democratic stake? I know that would require a not yet existing proof of unique identity first. So the question implies also: Do you think a proof of unique identity is even possible?

P.S.: Ideas flowing around the web to solve the later challenge are for example:

  • non-transferable proof of signature knowledge in combinatio
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1ubiubi183moAssuming the security risk of growing economic monopolization build in in the dna of proof of work (as well as proof of stake) is going to prevail in the coming years: Do you think it is possible to create a more secure proof of democratic stake? I know that would require a not yet existing proof of unique identity first. So the question implies also: Do you think a proof of unique identity is even possible? P.S.: Ideas flowing around the web to solve the later challenge are for example: * non-transferable proof of signature knowledge in combination with e-passports * web of trust * proof of location - simultanous solved AI-resistant captchas
1ubiubi183moAssuming the security risk of growing economic monopolization build in in the dna of proof of work (as well as proof of stake) is going to prevail in the coming years: Do you think it is possible to create a more secure proof of democratic stake? I know that would require a not yet existing proof of unique identity first. So the question implies also: Do you think a proof of unique identity is even possible? P.S.: Ideas flowing around the web to solve the later challenge are for example: * non-transferable proof of signature knowledge in combination with e-passports * web of trust * proof of location - simultanous solved AI-resistant captchas

AALWA: Ask any LessWronger anything

by Will_Newsome 1 min read12th Jan 2014633 comments

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If you want people to ask you stuff reply to this post with a comment to that effect.

More accurately, ask any participating LessWronger anything that is in the category of questions they indicate they would answer.

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