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Re: GrinconU.S 1/28/19: Dan Boneh speaking....& shame on all investors buying developer tickets
Guess what, the issues Grin is currently going through as a community Bitcoin has already faced (or did you forget the Bitcoin Foundation drama) and there is nothing inherent in Bitcoin that makes it immune to the tragedy of the commons. My 2c.
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On Dec 20, 2018, 19:16, Craig Hammell wrote:
> Catheryne, what's with you and shaming people?
> You did it once when you thought Asics were bad for Grin and called the pursuit of them by investors "disgusting."
> Now it's people buying tickets you don't want them to buy. If you "know who they are," don't sell them the tickets.
> One of the greatest design elements of Bitcoin was it's expectation that people would always act selfishly. It didn't rely on guilting people into behaving properly, it set up incentives in a way that made selfish action the proper action.
> I think y'all could learn from that a bit. If people aren't doing what you want them to do, don't shame them, design the system better.
> Guilt tripping implies a design flaw in whatever you're taking about.
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2018, 9:02 AM Catheryne Nicholson <catheryne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I wanted to announce that Dan Boneh, one of the world's top cryptographers, has just confirmed he will be speaking at Grincon U.S.!!!
>> We are over 50% sold out - don't wait to get your tickets at http://grincon/us
>> Speaking of tickets.....
>> #SHAME to all investors purchasing developer tickets for Grincon U.S.: you know who you are, we do too. If you're a investment/hedge/venture/money fund, you should NOT be buying developer tickets. Do we need to say it again?! #DontBeDick
>> Good-luck to all on the Floonet upgrade today!! Exciting times. We are in the process of updating our Grinmint pool also🤞
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