The internet created a new form of establishing trust in digital communities. Social proof of work creates an alternative path towards building a community credential.
Regardless of what you believe about yourself, you live in a shared reality and your appearance and reputation in the communities you engage in matters.
Communities are built on the backbone of trust and are shaped by its members and their ability to influence one another.
We don't exist in a world by ourselves. This essay focuses on how we live in a shared, communal reality and the importance of establishing reputation in a shared reality.