6 Things You Didn’t Know about the Polaris Plus Teams

Neodao

1. What’s the story behind your project name?

The project name combines my two favorite things, Neo and Dao!

2. What’s your favorite movie and how does that influence you as a human being?

The Matrix. For me, the Matrix is actually a metaphor for the human mind itself. In the movie, people are trapped in pods controlled by AI machines and we need Neo to save us. In real life, we are trapped inside our own desires and fears, and we need The One to save us and The One, is ourselves. All of us struggle against the matrix of feelings that drives our actions and limits our potential. But when we escape that matrix when we rise above our own emotions and perspectives to be a better person and make the world a better place, then at that moment we are all Neo and we are all The One.

3. What drives you to the Crypto world and if you can travel back in time, what’s the one thing you would do?

Crypto has the potential to free humanity from the greed and avarice of our fellow human beings by transferring the control of money and (certain) powers to the blockchain. Power corrupts but power corrupts humans, not machines. If I could travel back in time the one thing I would do is plant a book in every country’s school curriculum that would teach everyone to be more logical, yet more loving, and make it look like the book came from some great deity so they all would accept it and follow it with devotion.

4. If you have one superpower, what would it be and why?

To be able to eat as many donuts and pizzas as I like without gaining weight!

5. What’s your ultimate goal to achieve?

To create a software system based on Neo blockchain technology that helps disparate people across the globe interact in exciting new ways, leading to greater prosperity and peace for all humanity.

6. What’s the most amazing technology ever invented in human history?

Blockchain.

Bowerbird

1. What’s the story behind your project name?

Bowerbirds are famous for building intricate structures called bowers using bits and pieces of materials that they find in the surrounding forest. In a similar way, Bowerbird aims to be an open-source DeFi protocol that brings together many existing projects on Neo N3 and generates value for the ecosystem as a whole.

2. What’s your favorite movie and how does that influence you as a human being?

I’m not sure that I have a favorite movie, but Primer was a very interesting movie that comes to mind. The movie itself shows how scientific discovery and innovation play out in a way that can be completely unexpected, and the production of the movie shows how much a lean but capable team can achieve with a minuscule budget.

3. What drives you to the Crypto world and if you can travel back in time, what’s the one thing you would do?

Blockchain technology seems to still be in the early stages with innovative projects experimenting and pushing boundaries. I’m just excited to be part of this discovery phase. If I could travel back in time I would probably buy Bitcoin early.

4. If you have one superpower, what would it be and why?

I would like the power to write demonstrably bug-free code on the first try.

5. What’s your ultimate goal to achieve?

I would like Bowerbird to get a point in which it can be fully governed by a DAO without any input from the development team.

6. What’s the most amazing technology ever invented in human history?

In my opinion, language is the most powerful technology ever invented because it allows humans to tackle problems together and build on existing pools of knowledge.

DAO Cake

1. What’s the story behind your project name?

The ‘Cake’ comes from the slice of equity you receive when the DAO or Start up is founded. As founders, we put a huge amount of resources and energy into projects. The real birthday is when the project has its TGE (token generation event) or is funded. DAO Cake is about making the slice you receive transparent and fair.

2. What’s your favorite movie and how does that influence you as a human being?

I’m a big Christopher Nolan fan. I like how he plays with both time and the perception of reality. Inception is amazing but lesser known is “Memento”. I often think about Leonard (Guy Pearce’s character) and how whatever he writes down before his mind resets each day is his understanding of the world the next day on waking. Our belief is our reality.

3. What drives you to the Crypto world and if you can travel back in time, what’s the one thing you would do?

I’m here because of the tech. It’s about what possibilities and what we can bring to life. Having said that, traveling back in time if only I invested in memes and bought coins based on what was popular (not what was in the whitepaper) my wallets would be 100x richer!

4. If you have one superpower, what would it be and why?

Teleport place and time. See answer #3. It’s the ultimate undo/redo for life.

5. What’s your ultimate goal to achieve?

Launch a work3 protocol/token. Someday have a fund through the DAO to support projects building on the protocol.

6. What’s the most amazing technology ever invented in human history?

I think the Internet. I was going to say cryptocurrency/protocols but really the Internet protocols are what brings the minds of the world together to make everything we do now all possible. No Internet = no crypto, no discord, no Twitter, no smartphones. We’d have stalled at fast PCs.

Neo-artistic.com

1. What’s the story behind your project name?

The name is the combination of 2 words “Neo” and “artistic”. Neo is the name of the blockchain platform. Artistic is the word related to arts and NFT Marketplace. We want everybody to have a feel of art when referring to this domain, something beautiful and elegant.

2. What’s your favorite movie and how does that influence you as a human being?

I like many types of movies, but if I need to choose one of the tops, it is “Game of Thrones”. It is great and affects my human being on how to think & solve problems

3. What drives you to the Crypto world and if you can travel back in time, what’s the one thing you would do?

We got inspired by the growing market of blockchain technology in 2021. In the beginning, we are the traders like everyone else. However, after a long time of researching, we find out blockchain is the future and we want to become the builders.

4. If you have one superpower, what would it be and why?

Learning & deeply understanding everything in just one day. I am the kind of person who feels curiosity about everything.

5. What’s your ultimate goal to achieve?

Our life exists with a dozen ultimate goals. Our ultimate goal in the blockchain world is to build a product that serves millions of users and brings more value to the world with the innovation of this technology.

6. What’s the most amazing technology ever invented in human history?

Internet. The Internet is one of the powerful creations that offer people endless knowledge. It is the ground for the idea of blockchain.

SOMNIUMWAVE

1. What’s the story behind your project name?

So at the time of conceptualizing this project, sometimes I’d have random dreams while taking naps and there were times I would “wake up” out of a dream and then almost instantly fall asleep and begin dreaming again. It almost felt like “waves” of dreams one after another. So “Somnium” means dream in Latin, and then I just added wave after it. Hence, SOMNIUMWAVE:)

2. What’s your favorite movie and how does that influence you as a human being?

The Shawshank Redemption. This movie impacted me in a way that no matter how hard life gets or how hopeless you feel, it’s important to maintain integrity in what you do. A person who doesn’t stop even against all the odds in the world stacked against you is something to respect and is something I highly admire.

3. What drives you to the Crypto world and if you can travel back in time, what’s the one thing you would do?

I came to create art, and the Neo community made me want to stay. If I could travel back in time, I wouldn’t do anything differently. I made mistakes and there is no progress or learning without mistakes. In fact, I would probably make more mistakes on purpose if anything. Mistakes can be costly, but the experience you gain from them is priceless.

4. If you have one superpower, what would it be and why?

That is a tough one. I would say the ability to fly/teleport anywhere would be pretty cool. I mean, come on, who wouldn’t wanna be able to fly anywhere they want?

5. What’s your ultimate goal to achieve?

My ultimate goal is to build the most unique virtual world anyone ever experienced. I wanna blow people away with visual fidelity and mostly just let people have a way to express themselves digitally and have fun with others. This is like my entire life’s work, so I’m going all out for it.

6. What’s the most amazing technology ever invented in human history?

Besides Neo you mean? Haha, I would have to say I’m very fond of the internet and computers in general. I still remember what it was like in 1995 using Windows 95 and connecting via the phone line. It’s crazy how far we’ve come and I just love how it’s an open universe of information and endless possibilities. It truly revolutionized the entire world and it’s only going to get better.

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