Thanks very much for this excellent review. It sets out very
clearly some of the current debates about the limits and
potentials of emancipatory developments in blockchain technology.
On 25/03/16 11:35, Max Dovey wrote:
Hi Netbehaviours, long
review on (some) of the problems surrounding Blockchain
speculation hype -
Long review of 'MICHEL BAUWENS & THE PROMISE OF THE
BLOCKCHAIN' event organised by Fiber as part of their Coded
The desire to uproot the
dichotomies of power with a distributed public ledger should
be met with greater consideration and questioning of what
would actually benefit from becoming de-centralized,
distributed and autonomous.If you want to frame the expansion
of Blockchain as a political revolution than I would go one
step further to ask what are you fighting for? Social justice
and inequality won’t be solved by any technical application so
if your building applications from the frequently termed
‘bottom-up’, take greater consideration to ask who it is for
and who would it benefit?
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