Block Commons Research and Education

Research, data, reporting and educational materials - on and for the digital public creative crypto commons.

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Decred Blockchain Analysis - Part 1

First look at Decred on chain data

Introducing 'Peer Production on the Crypto Commons'

This post is about why I wrote “Peer Production on the Crypto Commons”, a free book type resource (website, ebook, pdf). …

The First Year of Decred's Politeia

Politeia has been live for one year now, and I have been reflecting on how it has gone in relation to what I was expecting and hoping …


Crypto Governance Research

Research on the governance of cryptocurrencies and blockchains

Pi Research

Analysis of Politeia data.

Politeia Decision Support

Research relating to Politeia decisions

Recent Research Reports

Quickly discover relevant content by filtering publications.

Decred Market Maker Monitoring - Phase 1 Wrap-Up

Analysis of the markets which i2 Trading have been making

Overview of 'staking' in a variety of projects

This post considers “staking”, the practice of using cryptographic coins or tokens to participate in some functional or …

Decred Market Maker Monitoring

Analysis of the markets which i2 Trading have been making

Market Maker proposal voting analysis

Analysis of how tickets voted on the 3 Market Maker proposals.