Primavera De Filippi
Primavera De Filippi is a permanent researcher at the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris. She is faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where she is investigating the concept of « governance-by-design » as it relates to online distributed architectures. Most of her research focuses on the legal challenges raised, and faced by emergent decentralized technologies —such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and other blockchain-based applications —and how these technologies could be used to design new governance models capable of supporting large-scale decentralized collaboration and more participatory decision-making.
Civic and inclusive technologies
How can we build better tools to engage with society in an open and democratic way? ITS Global Fellows discussed this issue in 2014, presenting different case studies. Allison Burtch introduced “Dumbsto.re: the most inclusive mobile app platform ever”. Later, Kate Krontiris explained the importance and practicality of ethnographic approaches for civic technology. Finally yet […]