ENS name: Zadok7.eth
My reasons for wanting to be a delegate:
For me, ENS was my entry point into the decentralized web, and in fact the first reason I got my first wallet. I saw the potential right away of ENS, and began to explore what was possible. I was impressed with what I found behind the technology, the core motivation, its core team, and the community. I would love to be part of ENS DAO to further along its mission and adoption. I am not ashamed to say it would be my first DAO. I am eager to learn and contribute. It’s an opportunity that I would take very seriously.
My view on each section of the proposed ENS Constitution:
- Name ownership shall not be infringed: (Agree/Disagree/ Comment )
If I were to vote on this today, I might have issue with the words “ or unfairly discriminate against owners” . Because I think words are important, so there can be the least amount of ambiguity involved in the decisions. Using the words “ unfairly discriminate” could be confusing to some. Is there a time to “fairly” discriminate against ens ownership?
Maybe it would be better as: “or
unfairly discriminate against any name owners’ ability to…”
- Fees are primarily an incentive mechanism: ( Agree /Disagree/Comment)
This was a good design by ENS. We want ENS for the world, and would have free ENS names for anyone and everyone if that were possible. A small registration cost was smart to prohibit abuses by mass name registration. I believe ENS is for the public good, and fees keep that possible and viable.
- Income funds ENS and other public goods: ( Agree /Disagree/Comment)
I love the ENS community, and how helpful they’ve been. Even the folks responsible in the core ENS team have reached out to me in response to questions and even advice. I was surprised by that, as I’m pretty much a nobody in the space. This kind of spirit is one of the reasons I believe ENS has been so successful and will continue to grow and achieve its objectives. ENS has no investors or VCs, we are all part of ENS in a sense. With such expanding growth I understand it will need to scale both human and machine maintenance operational costs. I’m confident of the team and future DAO’s ability to allocate funds for ENS viability and for public good projects/endeavors.
- ENS Integrates with the global namespace: ( Agree /Disagree/Comment)
I think it’s important we do not bash, nor forget about web2. There will be a time of migration into web3, as things progress along. I believe it’s still very early. I feel ENS is one of the core components of the migration/adoption of decentralized web. It should be easy for web2 entities to use web3, and I feel like having an ENS name will be one of the first steps and entry points for many like myself. Integration with the global namespace is key for adoption and trust, where possible by still protecting ENS decentralization aspects. I see mass adoption coming and near endless possibilities using ENS as a central part of this future. SSO, subdomain entities/wallets/access, static web3 hosting, etc. It’s exciting.
I’d also like to disclose I am the safe keeper of a couple really cool names. I got inspired by a story about an ENS fairy that was buying names, and gifting them to the person or entity it was for. This was smart for safe keeping. After hearing about that, I reserved names for a couple of causes I believe in that I think web3 will be really beneficial to them. One is Kiva.eth, another is Lakota.eth. I do not consider myself the owner of these. I’m holding them to give for free at the right time for a future public good project (just in case anyone is curious as to why I own some of those names, not a squatter….)
My web3 qualifications / skills:
I’m a deep thinker, nonlinear in so many ways. I’ve been trained as a BCBA, but have many years of experience in the tech field. I am currently getting AWS Cloud Practitioner certified, which I know seems backwards from web3 qualifications and skills. However, I think it’s very relevant. I plan to be a bridge consultant for organizations seeking to migrate aspects of their web2 infrastructure, into web3. I am working on having my own consultancy business towards that end. You can bet ENS will be central to that.
If you’ve read this far, thank you. The last thing I want to say about my qualifications in web3 is that I’m particular about where I spend my time. Time is our most valuable commodity and asset we own. Zadok, the inspiration for my ENS name is my forever reminder of that. I know all too well time is short and a gift, so I’m careful how I spend it. ENS has been worth my time to keep learning about and following. I’ve concluded it is a vital part of future plans and projects. Dreams. Let’s make the future happen together. I would be honored to be a delegate.
“Get busy living or get busy dying”