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Rachel O’Dwyer on Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Digital Commons

August 25, 2016

This is the ninth episode of the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast. In this episode, IEET Affiliated Scholar John Danaher talks to Rachel O’Dwyer who is currently a postdoc at Maynooth University. They have a wide-ranging conversation about the digital commons, money, bitcoin and blockchain governance. They look at the historical origins of the commons, the role of money in human society, the problems with bitcoin and the creation of blockchain governance systems.




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