What is Hivemind?

Hivemind is a Peer-to-Peer Oracle Protocol which absorbs accurate data into a blockchain so that Bitcoin-users can speculate in Prediction Markets. These markets have the potential to revolutionize the emergence and diffusion of knowledge in society.

Centralized alternatives cannot maintain security at high scales (see Appendix 1).


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WARNING: The “Hivemind ICO”

Please disregard any message you may read about a “Hivemind ICO”. These messages are all fabrications. These are written by fraudsters. Hivemind is in R&D stage, and this notice will be removed when that changes.

Anarchapulco – Feb 2019

This 20 minute talk covers the most important material.

See the slides and transcript here.

TABconf – Jan 2018

A 45 minute talk on the “why” of this project (slides here):


“Hivemind may be the most important invention since Bitcoin itself.”

- Roger Ver (Jun 2015), Bitcoin evangelist and seed investor (Blockchain.info, The Bitcoin Foundation, Ripple, BitPay, ShapeShift, Purse.io)

“I’d give it a low chance of success, but at least it’s clever crazy rather than stupid crazy. :)”

- Peter Todd (Oct 2015), Bitcoin core developer, notable skeptic (Coinkite “Chief Naysayer”), inventor of Treechains

“Hivemind is a real project with interesting use cases. It’s great to see them using sidechains - anyone with Bitcoin can participate in their markets.”

- Dr. Adam Back (Dec 2015), Notable Cypherpunk, inventor of Hashcash Proof-of-Work, Blockstream Co-Founder and President

“I’m very optimistic about the feasibility of this project.”

- Andrew Poelstra (May 2015), author of A Treatise on Altcoins, On Stake and Consensus, co-author of the Sidechains Whitepaper



The PM Sequence

  1. Why do this?
  2. The Power of Prediction Markets
  3. Applications and Use-Cases
  4. Prediction Market Myths
  5. Manipulation of Prediction Markets
  6. Non-Usefulness of Prediction Markets for Assassination and Crime



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