AT: True Names, No Names. Vernor Vinge and Bitcoin

Track:
Academic
What:
Talk
When:
Sunday Aug 19   10:00 AM to 10:20 AM (20 minutes)
Tags:
academic track
Timothy C. May's notion of Crypto Anarchy was influenced by Vernor Vinge's True Names.  The theory of social organization created by Crypto Anarchy is embedded in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.  This presentation will explain the power of Science Fiction to shape not only social imagery but inspire technologies.

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