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Maverick* Research: Crypto-Politics and ‘World Wide Ledger’ Will Rock Your Business Competition

Published: 17 September 2018

ID: G00357575

Analyst(s): Rajesh Kandaswamy , Homan Farahmand , David Furlonger


Blockchain evolution mutates the web to “World Wide Ledger” where organizations can power up decentralized autonomous business units. These entities enable a programmable economy with new politics that change the competitive landscape. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • What You Really Need to Know
    • Blockchain as the Foundation of World Wide Ledger
    • Decentralized and Centralized Entities Can Coexist in a World Wide Ledger
    • Designing WWL Ledgers as Holons Can Serve Society
  • Expanded Treatment
    • World Wide Ledger Hypothetical Example
  • WWL Key Constructs
    • WWL Technical Constructs
    • WWL Social Constructs
    • WWL Grassroots Governance
  • WWL Trusted Value Exchange Use Case
    • World Wide Web Value Exchange Implementation
    • World Wide Ledger Value Exchange Implementation
  • WWL Virtual Design
  • WWL Societal Impact
  • WWL Readiness and Inhibitors
  • WWL Dark Sides
  • Practical Recommendations
  • Conclusion

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