Cryptocracy: A NEM Primer

There are myriad options for structure in a cryptocurrency’s development team. A few of the previous primers have covered blockchain companies, non-profits and even technocratic councils made up of research scientists. NEM is something of an outlier, coalescing out of the Bitcoin Talk Forums from a grassroots campaign to fork the NXT cryptocurrency. The new team decided against that fork, and instead created the codebase that would eventually…