Technocollectivism

A loose set of political or organisational ideologies that blockchain, crypto assets and DAOs can be used to enable new forms of organisations in which capital formation can occur outside of existing power structures. These include a variety of experiments in social choice theory, futarchy and digital cooperatives.

See also technosolutionism and techno-obscurantism.

References

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