►Michel Bauwens & the Promise of the Blockchain
● Date: Thursday 25 February 2016
● Location: Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
►Vinay Gupta (UK)
● 'Unrecognisable Capitalism'
In this talk Vinay Gupta explains how the blockchain has come about and puts the development of this new technology in perspective of the history of computing, databases and the internet.
FIBER and De Brakke Grond present ‘Michel Bauwens & The Promise of the Blockchain – Future applications of decentralized databases’. This event is part of ‘All Futures Memories’ (De Brakke Grond) and is FIBER’s 12th edition of their Coded Matter(s) event series.
The rise of the infamous cryptocurrency Bitcoin has sparked interest in another revolutionary technology: the blockchain, which has been predicted to greatly alter the world we live in. FIBER and De Brakke Grond Centre for the Arts presents a night of discussions between Flemish cyber-philosopher Michel Bauwens and leading artists, designers, and researchers on the applications and implications of the blockchain.
Camera: Tanja Busking, Kim Idsinga
Edit: Jarno Burger, Tanja Busking
Music: Vessels - 4AM (Falty DL Remix)
Intro/outro video: Bitcoincloud, installation by Artistic Bokeh, 2012
Made possible with the generous support of Schuberg-Philis, The Art of Impact and the Creative Industries Fund NL