Blockchain and the Once and Future Internet / by Steve Yohanan

 
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Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble is a well written NYTimes long-form that provides great context on: the Internet of old; the Internet (economies) of now; and the blockchain’s potential to simultaneously move us backward and forward (positively?) in those histories.

Two minor omissions, imho, came to mind: Ted Nelson’s Project Xanadu (coiner of “Hypertext”), and probably as relevant, his writings in Computer Lib/Dream Machines (1974);  as well as Jarrod Lanier’s Who Owns the Future (2013).

 

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