Tag: Crypto

Meet Poyo: An Interview with Augur’s Most Controversial Cat

Poyo has been called a troll, scammer, scheming mastermind and incompetent fool. There’s probably some truth to all of these labels for the controversial Augur trader and self-christened “sof’ cat of predictions.” I first stumbled across Poyo in 2016 when I sighted a whiskered avatar in the comment section...

Prediction > Punditry Via Augur & Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

tldr: Punditry and public predictions tend to be unaccountable, unfalsifiable, unequivocal, and unrevisable. Augur makes it possible to make better predictions and to create media claims backed by these predictions. I demo this by placing an Augur trade to back a public prediction. Lately, I’ve been thinking about how...

19 Augur Predictions for 2019

Augur has now been live for over half a year. I think 2019 will be a year of progress as well as productive growing pains for the young peer-to-peer prediction platform. Since it’s always fun to try to predict the unpredictable, here are a few thoughts on what the...