Identity

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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Cryptocurrency

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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News

7 October 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Proton Torpedoed

ProtonMail is used by journalists whistle blowers and activists all over the world precisely because its is secure, private and untraceable.

Until recently that is.

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Identity

22 September 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Identity is a Ticking Time Bomb

We talk a lot about digital identity on The Decentralists. What is Identity? What makes Identity self-sovereign? Why is decentralized identity better than centralized like that offered by Single Sign-On? 

This week we talk about another important risk of centralized identity, the linking of personally identifiable data (PII). 

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Technology

16 September 2021

The Decentralists – Decentralization Education Episode 7: Single sign-on

This episode, we define Single sign-on (SSO) solutions for identity management, and we’re thrilled to get some help from a very special guest. Dr. Geoffrey Goodell is a senior research associate in the financial computing and analytics group at the department of computer science at University College London.

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Identity

9 September 2021

The Decentralists – Decentralization Education Episode 6: Self-Sovereign Identity

out Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), a topic that is near and dear to our hearts. Dr. Geoffrey Goodell, associate professor at UCL and research lead at The Peer Social Foundation join us to break down a difficult concept into something we can all understand.

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