Blockchains Are Governance

A Closer Look at the Innate Governance Models of Blockchain-based Technologies

Matthew Prewitt
Feb 8, 2018 · 9 min read

Go beyond pessimism and optimism

The Silicon Valley Dream is dead

Optimism is no longer sufficient

The Blockchain Dream

The internet is communication. Blockchains are governance.

Blockchains and collective action problems

Example 1: Blockchains decentralize supervision

Example 2: Blockchains decentralize decision processes

Uneasy Dreams

Work to Be Done

BlockChannel

BlockChannel is a new media & educational hub focused on…

BlockChannel

BlockChannel is a new media & educational hub focused on the socio-cultural/economic issues related to blockchain technologies like BTC/ETH/& HNS. Visit BlockChannel.com for more resources; and SoundCloud.com/BlockChannelShow for our official podcast.

Matthew Prewitt

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Lawyer, programmer, writer.

BlockChannel

BlockChannel is a new media & educational hub focused on the socio-cultural/economic issues related to blockchain technologies like BTC/ETH/& HNS. Visit BlockChannel.com for more resources; and SoundCloud.com/BlockChannelShow for our official podcast.