"In psychology literature, there is a distinction between identity and self. The identity-to-identity relationship tends to involve conflict, whereas the self-to-self relationship has a different dynamic. Ellie discusses a technique that helps individuals break free from their identity constructs and establish self-oriented connections. Joe and Forrest Landry support this view, highlighting the metaphysical argument that goals are competitive while values are not..."
"In the decentralized ecosystem, we need the right tools to experiment effectively. Solving wallet usability is crucial to overcome the cold start problem. We have a long way to go in exploring consumer applications, but exciting models like DAOs and social experiences intertwine ownership and social interactions. By prioritizing human experiences like connection and sharing, we create value beyond economics. Fascinating platforms like the FWB app foster authentic communities where people share their lives."
Identity, from a classical perspective, is shaped by how we perceive ourselves and how others perceive us within various communities we belong to. It's like a socially constructed picture of who we are based on our beliefs and affiliations. In this regard, I see POAP playing a role in helping individuals mark the aspects they identify with and that others recognize them for. Through tangible and durable information, POAP allows you to establish your participation in specific moments within communities, showcasing your contributions and anchoring your identity within history.
"Exploring trusted data and attestations reveals the vital role of trust. Attestations, like digital gossip, rely on the credibility of the issuing party. Trust is key in this context, just as we trust credentials from reputable authorities over those from unverified sources. Blockchains also rely on trust for tasks like miner payments and node client updates. Trust holds great importance in attestations and blockchain environments."
"Web3 identities are still evolving. You can have multiple identities and accounts, with the primary one typically linked to your profile. Collectible badges can enhance your primary identity, and secondary accounts are also possible. We're exploring features like ZK technology to hide or keep badges private. The concept is new, and the foundation is being built by talented individuals..."
NEWFORUM is a research center and community podcast at the intersection of technological empowerment, creativity, and decentralization, initially started by Newcoin. It provides a safe space for thinkers to communicate, inform and share ideas in order to ensure the conscious and ethical growth of a new web, embedding the values of care, freedom and creativity.