Berto Jongman: Economist on Decentralized Web

Advanced Cyber/IO, Collective Intelligence
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Reweaving the web

A slew of startups is trying to decentralise the online world

If decentralisation is now making a comeback, it is largely because of the rise of bitcoin, a crypto-currency, and its underlying technology, the blockchain. This is a globally distributed database, which is maintained not by a single actor, such as a bank, but collaboratively by many.