Patricia De Vries

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The future of economy and cryptocurrencies. Designing a vision whether crypto currencies and technology could be valid alternative for the future

Mentre la crisi economica persiste e i tagli di budget prevalgono ovunque, assistiamo alla crescita delle valute digitali come Bitcoin. Che valori sono sottesi alle criptomonete? Sono davvero un’opzione praticabile?
Patricia De Vries è coordinatrice di MoneyLab, presso Network Cultures. Il progetto di ricerca, realizza modelli di revenue, sistemi di pagamento e valute, sperimentandoli digitalmente. Patricia ha una formazione accademica in Scienze della Comunicazione, Analisti Culturale e Studi Liberali. Dal 2010 al 2012 ha vissuto a New York, dove ha lavorato come ricercatrice associata presso il Think Tank World Policy Institute e come assistente del professor James Miller alla New School for Social Research.

While the economic downturn endures and budget cuts prevail, we have witnessed the rise of crypto-currencies like Bitcoin. What values underpin these crypto-currencies and consensus platforms? What alternative views on distributing wealth, public infrastructures, and models of value creation do they represent? Are genuine alternatives unfolding?
Patricia De Vries is project coordinator of the MoneyLab project at the Institute of Network Cultures. The MoneyLab research project considers digital experiments with revenue models, payment systems and currencies. Patricia has an academic formation in Media Studies (BA), Cultural Analysis (MA) and Liberal Studies (MA). From 2010 until 2012 she was based in New York where she served as a research associate at the think tank World Policy Institute, and as a teaching assistant of prof. James Miller at The New School for Social Research.

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