RE: Can blockchain provide us DAO based Universal Basic Income (UBI) and ultimate automation?
Most certainly @dtrade. Cryptocurrency is going to be a UBI of sorts. I dont know if it fits the qualification in the sense of the definition but it is here.
Take @actfit for example. That is a cryptocurrency (AFIT) this is doled out simply for moving around, something most people do. Brave rewards users simply for clicking the button to allow a pop up ad. We will be paid for our data and releasing that to a research institute. There are applications like D.Tube, 3Speak, and Busy that reward people for just using their application.
As for automation, I do believe you are absolutely correct. There are going to be automated systems that distribute the rewards to everyone who is involved. That is a great way to pass wealth around.
I expect DAOs to really be going strong by the middle of the next decade. We are only just starting to play with them.