Identity

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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Identity

23 February 2021

Online Identity: Then, Now, The Future

Identity: the distinguishing character or personality of an individual  Although I can barely remember what it’s like to socialize in person, I do recall how wonderful it was to connect with…

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Identity

15 September 2020

Who Owns your Digital Identity?

Throughout our lives, we are required to show ID (e.g., birth certificate, driver’s license, passport) to identify ourselves—to prove our true identity. We consider those documents valuable—we make sure they…

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Decentralization

8 September 2020

How Internet Decentralization Benefits Society

We live in exciting times. Internet decentralization is no longer in the far off future. It’s here. But what exactly is decentralization and why is it a big deal? In…

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Technology

4 April 2020

A splinter in your mind

There is something wrong with social media you just don’t know what to do about it but you know you need to do something In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon…

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Technology

26 February 2020

The Internet is full of Frankenstein’s monsters

Recently, I was a featured speaker at Blockchain Technology Symposium (BTS 2020). Didn’t see my talk? Thankfully, organizers recorded a video of it. As part of my talk, I challenged my audience…

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Technology

8 April 2019

Libra’s Impossible Position

Privacy Tech vs Libra Michael J. Casey, the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative published an opinion piece on CoinDesk…

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