nCent Presents: Summer of Incentive Hacking Reading List

We at nCent Labs think a great deal about incentives, incentive design, and incentive markets. We invite you to share some of our mindshare — and join our summer incentive hacking reading list. Contact me at anytime to discuss or debate further: kk@ncnt.io

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1 — Blockchain Background

https://www.coursera.org/learn/cryptocurrency

https://crypto.stanford.edu/cs251/

2 — Whitepapers

https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf

https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/White-Paper

https://www.stellar.org/papers/stellar-consensus-protocol.pdf

https://lightning.network/lightning-network-paper.pdf

https://whitepaperdatabase.com/monero-xmr-whitepaper/

http://zerocash-project.org/media/pdf/zerocash-extended-20140518.pdf

https://github.com/ethereum/research/blob/master/papers/casper-basics/casper_basics.pdf

https://dfinity.org/tech

3 — Incentive Research

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1111.2626.pdf

https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2011/4/106587-reflecting-on-the-darpa-red-balloon-challenge/fulltext

https://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/kleinber/focs05-qin.pdf

https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.07368

https://sociology.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/publications/the_strength_of_weak_ties_and_exch_w-gans.pdf

https://www.nowpublishers.com/article/Details/QJPS-14074

4 — Applications

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1008.3172.pdf

http://hci.stanford.edu/publications/2017/flashorgs/flash-orgs-chi-2017.pdf

http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/11/99/20140532.short

5 — Cryptoeconomics

https://www.cs.cornell.edu/~ie53/publications/btcProcFC.pdf

http://www2.pitt.edu/~caginalp/Paper70.pdf

https://haseebq.com/stablecoins-designing-a-price-stable-cryptocurrency/

6 — Potpourri

https://www.amazon.com/Rational-Optimist-Prosperity-Evolves-P-s-ebook/dp/B003QP4BJM

https://www.amazon.com/Bruce-Lee-Striking-Thoughts-Library-ebook/dp/B014C57RYK/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1530658575&sr=1-1&keywords=striking+thoughts

https://www.amazon.com/Mythical-Man-Month-Software-Engineering-Anniversary/dp/0201835959/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1530659424&sr=1-1&keywords=Mythical+Man+Month

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