Digital Economies/Money

Digital Economies Photo - for blogThe Internet has revolutionised the production and dissemination of information. It is a prime example of Hegel’s (and Marx’s) Dialectic at work. Of how quantitative changes lead to qualitative shifts and how technological innovations subvert prevailing social relations of production and distribution, engendering newfangled systems  via ‘creative disruption’. Of course, in the midst of any such tumultuous transformation (today just as during the first or the second industrial revolutions), a great deal of inane hype rides on the coattails of real progress. This page is dedicated to articles that, at once, illuminate the progressive potential of the new digital age and expose the hype. 

TALKS ON DIGITAL ECONOMIES, THE FUTURE OF MARKETS, MONEY, CORPORATIONS AND DEMOCRATIC POLICIES

ON INTERNET’s POLITICAL POTENTIAL

ON BITCOIN

DIGITAL ECONOMIES (as experienced through the prism of Valve Corporation)

Having spent some time working with a video game company, Valve Corporation, I have distilled some of that experience in the following posts:

IN THE PRESS