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Cryptocurrency and the Myth of the Trustless Transaction

Rebecca Bratspies
2018 Michigan Technology Law Review  
This article interrogates the claim that trust can be replaced with blockchain technology. Part I begins with an introduction that provides an overview of the trust issues surrounding cryptocurrency.  ...  Part II then outlines the role that trust plays in a financial market more generally, focusing specifically on the trust embedded in what cryptocurrency supporters derogate as a 'fiat' currency.  ...  must fulfill three roles: it must serve as a store for value, be a unit of account, and function as a medium of exchange.  ... 
doi:10.36645/mtlr.25.1.cryptocurrency fatcat:nyemdbtxafgkpi3qof3spdjcuq

Cryptocurrency and the Myth of the Trustless Transaction

Rebecca M. Bratspies
2018 Social Science Research Network  
must fulfill three roles: it must serve as a store for value, be a unit of account, and function as a medium of exchange.  ...  Thus, as blocks are added to the chain, the probability that anyone would succeed in redoing the work and altering the content of a transaction becomes very low.  ...  as a potential business risk. 373 Prior to the ban, 18% of cryptocurrency purchasers reported using credit cards for their purchases, with nearly a quarter of those purchasers reporting that they had  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3141605 fatcat:nplhy3pofjbaxjsf6aojbyckfm

New Tech v. New Deal: Fintech As A Systemic Phenomenon

Saule T. Omarova
2018 Social Science Research Network  
It is this potential that renders fintech a public policy challenge of the highest order.  ...  Grounding the analysis of evolvingfintech trends in a broader institutional context, the Article exposes the normative and political significance offintech as the catalyst for a potentially decisive shift  ...  Depending on context, it may refer either to a computer code stored, verified, and executed on a blockchain, or to a specific application of that code as an effective substitute for a legal contract.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3224393 fatcat:glx2eo7hxbelpo777eunshsn44

Observations from the case studies [chapter]

2013 TemaNord  
Appendix E: Enquete-Kommission Internet und digitale Gesellschaft (Enquete Commission on Internet and Digital Society) The research effort is grounded in a diversity of global perspectives and collaborative  ...  The research effort is grounded in a diversity of global perspectives and collaborative research techniques.  ...  Whoever wants to change Bitcoin's code must change the code of the original client. We can therefore focus on the governance group around the Bitcoin core client.  ... 
doi:10.6027/9789289329644-11-en fatcat:5po4w3u45jaabmagmahta46dyi

Multistakeholder as Governance Groups: Observations from Case Studies

Urs Gasser, Ryan Budish, Sarah Myers West
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Appendix E: Enquete-Kommission Internet und digitale Gesellschaft (Enquete Commission on Internet and Digital Society) The research effort is grounded in a diversity of global perspectives and collaborative  ...  The research effort is grounded in a diversity of global perspectives and collaborative research techniques.  ...  Whoever wants to change Bitcoin's code must change the code of the original client. We can therefore focus on the governance group around the Bitcoin core client.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2549270 fatcat:c5xy6dbq7vf5pa2zf7uyerlqwe

Happiness for Your Children and Grandchildren

Narciso Rosario
2022 Zenodo  
Don't give them that sanction. Don't help them think of themselves as anything but what they arelong-range murderers -which is people who don't want to live as human beings must.  ...  [I]t's a problem that as president you very much don't want. "...And now suddenly they go, look, you need to worry about this country.... You need worry about this technology....  ...  As long as people don't see their rationally selfish acts -where they don't violate anyone else's rights -as the best within them, as long as they see being rationally selfish, that is, pursuing their  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5874767 fatcat:6phwrwxwt5fzln2ai2x3lwfpie

Marriott Student Review MARRIOTT STUDENT REVIEW Bridging the Gap marriottstudentreview.org Editor-in-Chief Managing Editors Assistant-to-the-Editor Recurring Features Editor Marketing Editor Technology Editor Podcast Editor Design Editors Design Team Web Developer Editorial Board UNPACKING THE BRIEFCASE OF BUSINESS AVERSION

Marianna Richardson, Marianna Richardson, William Adams, Elisabeth Andersen, Spencer Evans, Tanner Hafen, Kylan Rutherford, Ammon Kou, Evan Poff, Jake Thorpe, Wyatt Pagago, Sara Anderson (+10 others)
2018 Marriott Student Review   unpublished
R I S K -A D J U S T E D R E T U R N S A measure of return on investment that observes how much a fixed increase in risk is likely to increase returns.  ...  Surprisingly, one of the pioneers of the "blockchain revolution" classifies blockchain as a niche technology.  ...  Since he is one of the most influential business thinkers in the world, as well as a committed Latter-day Saint, Christensen's words carry weight at BYU.  ... 
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The Online Culture of the Cryptoeconomy

Josh London
2018
Engaging Granovetter's theory of embeddedness (1985), I posit that the crypto-economy is entangled in a web of value laden modern-mythic narratives that inform and largely overdetermine participants' economic  ...  Pirate Utopia on the deep web.  ...  least, I feel like I need a team I can trust, at least two more persons to rely on…But, on the other hand, I really don't trust anyone enough.  ... 
doi:10.17605/osf.io/zp9vs fatcat:wfsxhmva3fe63k43mjjavuavoy

The good life in Asia's digital 21st century [article]

Digital Asia Hub, Policy Online
2015
Acknowledgments This book is the result of a concerted effort by an extraordinary team of authors and collaborations from around the globe.  ...  First and foremost, we wish to express our gratitude to all the authors who have contributed essays to this collection, as well as all the other colleagues who submitted their thoughtful contributions  ...  Well not even comments, you can also just press like, so thatI guess I use that as a way of reminding people that I exist… making sure that people don't forget about me, like, oh don't forget me [laughs  ... 
doi:10.4225/50/566f568c2be19 fatcat:2yh4cmzipjc5zn62wx2gmeede4

The Dark Internet: An Exploration of Culture and User Experience

Jeremy Foust, Chariah Ghee, Matthew Hartung, Kathleen Hynes, Chong Li, Patricia Mandrich, Kymberlee McMaster, Jared Reibel, Kamilah Tadlock
2017
We split our research into three major portions: analysis of culture of the Dark Internet through the way it is viewed by various media outlets and on the Dark Internet itself; how the culture of the Dark  ...  Our research sought to investigate the culture of the Dark Internet through a combination of cultural analysis and experiential learning.  ...  "I don't know who will be the new crowned king, but people will pick up the pieces. The demand is here and people aren't going anywhere.  ... 
doi:10.13016/m2319s306 fatcat:is75z54ufvczxivmwvsnn67fkm

Disegno Journal of Design Culture Editorial

Megan Blissick, Belinda, Deanna Herst
unpublished
elucidate our knowledge of the cultural usability of objects. in turn, social sciences provide knowledge that sheds light on how to comprehend the design practices of the stakeholders of different design  ...  Undoubtedly, the most important concrete motivation behind the call for papers of this issue was the belief of the editorial staff that the real transmission of ideas is a tool for the reduction of inequality  ...  research fellowship at Liverpool school of Art. in 2010, she took up the position of head of design in the school of engineering & design at Brunel University London. sharon has also lectured at Musashino  ... 
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