Tag: Bitcoin

Encoding Value: What is cryptocurrency, and what does it mean for society?

The Familiar Strange , October 3rd, 2018

Author: Stephanie Betz, PhD candidate at the Australian National University and a digital anthropologist researching the intersections between people and technology.  Her doctoral research is an ethno…

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Archaeology and blockchain: a social science data revolution?

Peter B Campbell , October 2nd, 2017

Blockchain technology is revolutionising financial systems. Could it do the same for archaeological data? This month the world’s first “archaeology coin” launched to fanfare from a small community;…

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