MoneyLab considers interventions in and experiments with digital economy. MoneyLab is a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization.
Cryptorave-an interview with Omsk Social Club + !Mediengruppe Bitnik by Maisa Imamović
Filter mainstream, which eventually applies to monetized human experiences, calls for the imagination to design new narratives for being together. Some commodified experiences wear out faster than others, and some expand to become their different (perhaps better?) version. Clubbing too, is a part of experience economy, where feelings of boredom started to emerge (when exactly? [...]
Come to the closing night of MoneyLab; Pumpin’ and Dumpin’ on November 15th !
When? 15 November 2019 Where? Mike’s Badhuisthatre, Amsterdam What time? 20:00pm – 01:00am Why? To let loose, say goodbye, and dance.
Please join the first MoneyLab General Assembly on November 15 at Tolhuistuin
Please join the first MoneyLab General Assembly When? 15 November 2019 Where? Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam What time? 5:30pm – 7:00pm Why? To identify key issues and urgent additions and set up collaborations MoneyLab is dedicated to understanding the socio-political implications of and developments in digital economy and financial technologies and to experiment with forms of financial [...]
Silvia Díaz Molina (Madrid) on P2PModels
Silvia Díaz Molina is one of the presenters at MoneyLab #7. She is part of the European Research Council starter grant group in Madrid called P2PModels. Silvia Díaz Molina will speak in the AltFin: Experiments from Prototype to Pilot workshop on Friday afternoon. /Geert — P2PModels is a research project born from a ERC and [...]
MoneyLab #7 program booklet now available
Download the full program here. or get your program info here: TIMETABLE SESSIONS — Tickets: Regular tickets: Day ticket 30 euro, passe-partout 60 euro. Students (other then HvA): 50% discount. You can get your tickets here. HvA employees and students can get a free ticket by sending an e-mail (from your HvA e-mail address) to [...]
In a Cashless Future, How Will the Tooth Fairy Pay You?
By: Ruth Catlow and Martin Zeilinger Amidst our struggles to understand and critique each new wave of sophisticated fintech, it’s easy to lose track of the deceptively simple things: cash has been falling out of favour. Financial institutions and many governments are pushing hard to sell us on electronic banking and transaction services. And regardless [...]
Interview with Inte Gloerich about MoneyLab (in Dutch)
Wat is jouw rol rond MoneyLab #7? Hoe is het programma tot stand gekomen? MoneyLab is een project van het lectoraat Netwerkcultuur dat in 2013 tot stand kwam om de digitalisering van de economie en de effecten daarvan voor de creatieve industrie te onderzoeken. Dat doen we niet vanuit een ivoren torentje, maar samen met [...]
Between a Trade War and a Sex Scandal (Part 2 of 2)
By: Micky Lee, Suffolk University This is a two-part series that discusses how gender can be used as a lens to connect events that occur in different spaces. Two such events are the ongoing China-U.S. trade war and the sex scandal of Jeffrey Epstein. In the second part, I use the case study of Jeffrey [...]
Between a Trade War and a Sex Scandal (Part 1 of 2)
This is a two-part series that discusses how gender can be used as a lens to connect events that occur in different spaces. Two such events are the ongoing China-U.S. trade war and the sex scandal of Jeffrey Epstein.
Link list on bitcoin & blockchain, libra and other MoneyLab issues (part 7)
MakerDAO decentralized stablecoin, collateral loans, and community governance https://makerdao.com/en/ “The desire to travel far away and start a new currency will become a powerful driver of human expansion into space” (via Inte) https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/law-of-hash-horizons/ On the use of cryptocurrencies for sextortion https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2019/10/14/bitcoin-cryptocurrency-sextortion-masturbation-blackmail-monero-save-yourself- malware/ Olaf Scholz vs. Facebook’s Libra https://hackernoon.com/germany-says-nien-to-facebook-exfederal-prosecutor-blocking-libra-will-bring-national-problems-frdm32e9 Zuckerberg at Washington hearing on Libra https://www.coindesk.com/zuckerberg-facebook-would-quit-libra-if-association-launched-prematurely [...]