NewsClick: Busting the Technology Hyperbole of Bitcoin

All concerned citizens should read this book, which is an essential resource for understanding the true stakes of current technological hyperbole.

How Noise Matters to Finance (Knouf)This book is a very readable and valuable monograph which combines sound historical research with insightful analysis.  The issues discussed go far beyond Bitcoin and are directly related to broader Internet governance issues , such as those presented in three important books by, respectively, McChesney Schiller and Powers and Jablonsky .

Golumbia’s book starts by jumping right into its main thesis: that a specific recent technology (blockchain) is being touted as an enabler of a libertarian revolution, not just by naïve technologists, but by determined and well organized extremist right-wing groups that attack existing governmental institutions, including central banks and conventional monetary systems.

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By: Richard Hill