Blockchain The Institutional Technology

2018-06-19T17:49:04+00:00

Blockchain The Institutional Technology The prominent blockchain thinker Primavera De Filippi summarizes clearly much of the significance of the blockchain as an institutional technology when she notes "today the blockchain is marking the beginning of a new digital revolution whose focus is not just human communication but rather human interaction and cooperation. What the internet [...]

Blockchain The Institutional Technology 2018-06-19T17:49:04+00:00

Blockchain & Society

2018-06-19T17:49:11+00:00

Blockchain & Society The blockchain is as much an institutional technology as an information technology. It not only enables us to greatly strengthen the capacities of peer networks through automated trust but also by enabling the recording and exchanges of value it allows us to design incentive systems. Of course peer-to-peer networked forms of social organization [...]

Blockchain & Society 2018-06-19T17:49:11+00:00

Blockchain & Environment

2018-06-19T17:49:19+00:00

Blockchain & Environment Typically when talking about applications of blockchain people start by talking about currencies, finance and then more general business applications such as supply chain, then possibly learn about its potential use for the Internet of Things. What is rarely talked about is its applications to the environment, but this could turn out to [...]

Blockchain & Environment 2018-06-19T17:49:19+00:00

Blockchain & Internet of Things

2018-06-19T17:49:48+00:00

Blockchain & Internet of Things A new technology paradigm is emerging as we move into this world of connectivity it is called the Internet of Things, IoT for short. The technology paradigm of the industrial age was one of machines, stand-alone mechanical systems, they were physical in nature, mono-functional and mechanized; it is a world of [...]

Blockchain & Internet of Things 2018-06-19T17:49:48+00:00

Blockchain & Economy

2018-06-19T17:49:56+00:00

Blockchain & Economy Blockchain technology has relevance for virtually all domains but because of its nature as a secure value exchange protocol the most readily identifiable ones are within finance, business, and economy. As with other areas the blockchain has the capacity to decentralize economic organization creating distributed peer-to-peer networks for exchange, in so doing [...]

Blockchain & Economy 2018-06-19T17:49:56+00:00

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

2018-06-19T17:50:05+00:00

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations The world is changing rapidly and the internet is fast entering a new technological era as web 2.0 gives way to an emerging set of blockchain technologies. This next generation of internet technologies built on the blockchain offers many interesting new technological, economic and social innovations - such as digital currencies, distributed [...]

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations 2018-06-19T17:50:05+00:00

Token Economies

2018-06-19T17:50:13+00:00

Token Economies With the ongoing revolution in information technology, our economic systems of organization are being transformed and disrupted by the rise of information networks. It started with the advent of the personal computer, World Wide Web and with the rise of online platforms the disruptive power of information networks to reshape economic organization became [...]

Token Economies 2018-06-19T17:50:13+00:00

The Internet of Value

2018-06-19T17:50:21+00:00

The Internet of Value Because the blockchain is a secure system that enables a trusted network it may be described as a value-exchange protocol. In this respect, it is often said that what the Web did for the exchange of information the blockchain will do for the exchange of value. Just as the web revolutionized [...]

The Internet of Value 2018-06-19T17:50:21+00:00