Digital Cultures and the Fourth Discontinuity

Author: Dr Gerard Briscoe I have studied the digital economy and related phenomena through multi- and inter-disciplinary research for over a decade. In that time I have come to understand the emerging digital cultures arising form the practices and socio-cultural meanings of emerging digital technologies. Nowhere else has this been more profound than the economy. […]

Blockchain and the new Renaissance

“One has to evaluate with caution the doctrines that dominate intellectual discourse, with careful attention to the argument, the facts, and lessons of past and present history” Noam Chomsky Since the advent of bitcoin a few years ago, the role of its underlying technology – blockchain – has been heralded as a breakthrough in a […]