ENS name: jiaxihou.eth
My reasons for wanting to be a delegate: Personally I started to use ENS service from the gitcoin donation project this spring. I got much convenience and smooth user experience from this. Also, I have seen the growing need for domain service in web3 from DAOs, influencers, traditional brands and metaverse users. ENS is sure the best native domain project on ETH, and I am thrilled to be part of it.
My view on each section of the proposed ENS Constitution
- Name ownership is an absolute right: Agree
- Registration fees exist as an incentive mechanism: Agree
- Income funds ENS and other public goods: Agree
- ENS Integrates with the global namespace: Agree
My web3 qualifications / skills:
I am a digital ethnographer with rich experiences on multiple digital platforms, paying particular attention on how marginalized social groups are both reshaping and reshaped by engaging on these commercial platforms. Moreover, I have investigated and am still looking at how subaltern Chinese young people who used to too segregated to build a collective consciousness are now reconnecting with each other through blockchain and innovate in their local context beyond the dominant innovation culture defined either by Silicon Valley or the Chinese state.
I believe contemporary structure of digital capitalism is not a “natural” outcome of some inert law of technological development and neoliberal market. It reproduces and reinforces the unequal and unsatisfying power dynamics among Internet, capital, and individuals. Therefore, it is necessary to imagine alternative futures where DAO has the potential to revolutionize people’s sociality and to connect and empower people, especially the disadvantaged ones. To understand how institutions or communities may reconfigure as DAO, I also just started my participant observation on several Chinese ones such as the Unknown DAO. My experiences as an ethnographer and sociologist may be helpful to understand how people’s agency and the relationship among them may transform on web3.