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Game Changers

18 November 2021

The Decentralists – Game Changers: A new approach to Self-sovereign Identity on a Blockchain, with special guest, Ali Farahbakhsh

A design for a purpose-built blockchain using a new, self-sovereign consensus model for digital identity.

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16 November 2021

COVID is a risk to your Health and your Identity

In our rush to return to normal our vaccination status is being used as table stakes in a high-risk poker game where we gamble with our identity.

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11 November 2021

The Decentralists – Episode 10: Why Decentralization Matters: A conversation with Transitional Justice advocate Dr. Jon Unruh

This week on The Decentralists we have a very special guest, Dr. Jon Unruh, Transitional Justice advocate and Associate Professor of Geography at McGill University in Montreal.  Dr. Unruh has over…

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9 November 2021

The Day and Night of the Living Dead

Why is identity so important? 

If you read Chloe Hadjimatheou’s report in the BBC on India’s living dead: ‘They stared at me like I was a ghost’ you will begin to understand. 

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2 November 2021

In Through the Back Door

Break encryption for one, and you break it for all – leaving every file on every computer accessible by everyone.

How can the result be anything but anarchy?

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28 October 2021

The Decentralists – Episode 9: Crypto or not to Crypto? Fundamental questions for Economic-Sociologist Dr. Nigel Dodd

How can Sociology help us better understand traditional money, and its digital counterpart, Cryptocurrency?

Join us on this episode of The Decentralists as we explore what money means to society – and what cryptocurrencies mean to money.

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26 October 2021


Apple recently announced that they will add digital identity documents to the Apple Pay wallet on iPhones and eight US states have joined the program – effectively selling their citizens’ identities to Apple.

Governments should not be giving control of their citizens’ identity to a Big Tech company, and neither should you.

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