MoneyLab considers interventions in and experiments with digital economy. MoneyLab is a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization.
4 European Travel Support Grants to MoneyLab #7 Outside of Finance
Apply before Monday September 23, 8pm CET.
MoneyLab #7 and Josephine Wolff
*Commercial in “Steal this show” podcast is asking: Is your internet usage safe?* Now on with the show called: “You’ll see this message when it is too late” This title also belongs to a book written by Josephine Wolff, who will be the guest speaker on the first day of MoneyLab (Nov 14). The trajectory [...]
MoneyLab #7 ticket sale has started!
14 and 15 November MoneyLab returns to Amsterdam for the 7th edition: Outside of Finance – On feminist economics, social payments, corporate crime and the blokechain. This home-based edition is filled with workshops, performances and discussions on pressing financial issues. Join the collaborative network of researchers, artists, developers, engineers, and others interested in sharing, coining, critiquing, [...]
MoneyLab #7: Outside of Finance
The Institute of Network Cultures is proud to announce the return of MoneyLab to Amsterdam: two days filled with presentations, workshops, performances and discussions by and with artists, academics, activists, geeks, and students about pressing financial issues. What is the status of our experiments with alternative finance in the age of Brexit, Trump, and the rise of right-wing nationalism? Can we move beyond the critique of libertarian start-ups and their male preoccupations? What is the role today of artists and designers in this expanding financial ecology? Are platforms becoming the new banks? What are the counter-designs of digital transactions? How do we relate to the emerging regulatory regimes that want to “civilize” fintech? Can we speak of a gentrification of payments, as Brett Scott indicated?
The user experience of privacy in incumbents and digital banks
MoneyLab #6 (Siegen) videos, blog posts, and photos
All videos, blog posts, and photos of MoneyLab #6: Infrastructures of Money are now online: The abstracts for the talks are here. The videos of all the talks are here and linked below. The photos of the conference are here. The blog posts are linked below. Download the program here: MoneyLab #6 Flyer 7 March [...]
Looking for a MoneyLab intern
The Institute of Network Cultures is looking for an intern with production and research skills for the organisation of MoneyLab #7: Feminist Finance and overall project management support of the MoneyLab project.
Online and traditional banking apps analyzed (Dutch)
Link list on bitcoin & blockchain, demonitization and other MoneyLab issues (part 6)
Adam Hayes: The Socio-Technological Lives of Bitcoin https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0263276419826218?journalCode=tcsa Bitwise: “As part of 226 slides presented to the SEC on our ETF filing, we did a first-of-its-kind analysis of *order book data* from all 81 exchanges reporting >$1M in BTC volume on CMC. TLDR: 95% of reported volume is fake but LOTS of good new Apple [...]
The Art of Financial Hacking – EU Edition
By: Emma Kraak This article is a report on the Art of Financial Hacking workshop that took place in Brussels in April 2018. In this extensive four-day workshop, Paolo Cirio, Brett Scott and Luce Goutelle took participants on a journey into the dark heart of finance, showcased previous investigations and interventions into the financial sector, [...]