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November 11, 2017Society

Democracy should be blockchainified

Right now, we simply don’t live in a true democracy. We elect representatives to vote on our behalf, and we show our displeasure with the status quo after one or two terms with a radical switch to the opposition that sets about...

November 11, 2017Privacy

The nature of the self in the digital age

The nature of the self in the digital age 3 Mar, 2016 This is the original English version of an op-ed I wrote for Zeit Online. It is the first in a new series to take a critical look at technology as part of their 20th-year...

November 11, 2017Privacy

We didn’t lose control – it was stolen

We didn’t lose control – it was stolen 12 Mar, 2017 The Web we have is not broken for Google and Facebook. People farmers are reaping the rewards of their violations into our lives to the tune of tens of billions in revenue every year....

November 11, 2017Society

The History and Evolution of the Commons

Is it possible to historicize the commons, to describe the evolution of the commons over time? This is our first draft and preliminary attempt to do so. To do this we must of course define the commons. We generally agree with the...


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