Title

Bitcoinsanity 1: The (Ir)relevance of Finance, or, It’s (Not) Different This Time

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2014

Journal/Book/Conference Title

uncomputing

Date of Submission

September 2014

Abstract

One of the many fascinating paradoxes about Bitcoin is that when knowledgeable economists, financial professionals and journalists write about it, because they almost always dispute its transformative power and revolutionary status, their analyses are almost uniformly greeted with shockingly abusive insults. In part this is a demonstration of the anti-democratic anti-expertise tendencies of our digital

Rights

all rights reserved

Is Part Of

VCU English Publications

Recommended Citation

Golumbia, David. 2014. "Bitcoinsanity 1: The (Ir)relevance of Finance, or, It’s (Not) Different This Time." Uncomputing blog (Jan 6). http://www.uncomputing.org/?p=307.