Former Augur CEO Matt Liston has founded a blockchain religion called “0xΩ.” Liston pronounces this as “Zero Ex Omega.”
He describes the project as a way to “incentivize mindshare.”
Despite founding a blockchain-based religion, Liston maintains that he is not a”Cryptprophet.”
Matt Liston would like to publicly refute the claim that he is a “Cryptprophet.” He’d also like to clarify that he is not the “Cryptsiah” or the “CryptChrist.” (“I grew up Jewish,” he points out.)
Despite being the originator of what may be the first blockchain-based religion, Liston is but a humble developer, and doesn’t suggest to possess divine knowledge.
“It makes me uncomfortable to think about that,” says Liston. “It seems inappropriate. If I’m claiming to start a religion, it’s probably disingenuous if I claimed not to be a figure within the religion. But I don’t like the sound of that.”
Liston, who recently left his position as CEO of the blockchain project Augur…