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Decentralized Power

October 11 @ 11:05 am - 11:30 am

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Andreas M Antonopoulos

Speaker: Andreas M. Antonopoulos

This session explores the true potential of decentralization and how the way we interact digitally will fundamentally change the hierarchical systems of today.

Key Takeaways:
– Social institutions are based on 19th century models born from industrialization – hierarchy and bureaucracy – that don’t scale.
– The Internet has shown us ways to organize at larger scale with flat and non-hierarchical networks (decentralized organization).
– Bitcoin and open blockchains extend that model of organization and add a model for trust at scale.
– Networks that scale allow us to organize more efficiently than bureaucratic institutions that don’t scale. Eventually, one replaces the other.
– Bitcoin is more than just money – it’s a new model for organizing trust.

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Date:
October 11
Time:
11:05 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
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