Thanks for this nuanced article (and extra kudos for mentioning Elinor Ostrom)!
Focusing more on accountability and less on dogma makes a lot of sense.
Talking about what really matters, I’d also emphasize openness.
Centralized systems sometimes don’t prevail because they are trusted so much, but…
… So an Ethereum wallet is actually a keychain.
… The interaction must be infinitely more frictionless than that.
I couldn’t agree more!
We need to sketch and prototype concrete user journeys in order to make that better understood. Apps using crypto based value transfer…
Couldn’t agree more!
Related: Rich Hickey (inventor of the Clojure programming language) contemplating about productivity in his talk “Hammock Driven Development”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f84n5oFoZBc
It’s essential that we stop associating “work” (for cognitive workers) with “sitting at a table”.
This reminds of me of the story narrated in the book “Dark Pools” by Scott Patterson (http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/209613/dark-pools-by-scott-patterson/9780307887184).
The desire to get saved from human messiness by putting technology in charge “above us” is a fallacy imo. It will just replace the means and ways by and in which this…