Kurz notiert: Technology and the Promise of Decentralization (STS Conference Graz 2019)

4. April 2019

Das Programm der 18th Annual STS Conference Graz 2019 (»Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies«) steht. Gleich am Montag (6.5.2019) mit dabei: Die von mir moderierte Session »Technology and the promise of decentralization«.

  • Moritz Becker: Blockchain and the promise of decentralization: A sociological investigation of the claim of social change through technology.
  • Valentin Janda: Hiding the social — the unintended consequences of digitizing socio-technical work.
  • Žan Knafelc: Decentralized blockchain: Idea vs. reality.
  • Nikolay Rudenko: Self-driving cars and a promise of decentralization: The case of Russian development of self-driving cars.
  • Francesco Bolici: Centralization vs. Decentralization in blockchain: Toward an analytical framework.