Article archive: October 2015

ICT 2015: Innovate, Connect, Transform

ICT2015 – Innovate, Connect, Transform was held on the 20-22 October in Lisbon, Portugal. The 3-day event is EU’s biggest digital research event in 2015. It attracted more than 7000 ICT professionals. The conference discussed how to make a fully digitised economy and society a reality in Europe. D-CENT was showcasing its tools in the exhibition area among around 100 best-in-class results of European ICT Research & Innovation projects. Read more +

Interview: Evgeny Morozov

Interviewing Evgeny Morozov, is a historian of technology, author and editor at journals such as the Guardian, Le Monde diplomatique and the Financial Times, and of books such as The Net Delusion: the dark side of Internet freedom, To Save Everything, Click Here, and Le mirage numerique soon out in France.

“Citizens are not just vehicles and machines for consuming more songs on Spotify, films on Netflix, entertainment or stuff from Amazon. In Europe there’s still this desire to think of citizens as active participants in the public sphere. It is people who organise, lit citizen movements and do occasionally uprisings. Who participate in all forms of decent”, Morozov reminds.

D-CENT interview: Evgeny Morozov from D-CENT on Vimeo.

On Freecoin, Blockchains and the future of money: an interview with Jaromil

Article by Francesca Bria and Elettra Bianchi Dennerlein. The original article was published at the Nesta website

Denis Rojo aka Jaromil

Picture: Alexander Klink

Denis Roio (aka Jaromil) is a researcher in philosophy of technology, artist and software artisan whose creations are endorsed by the Free Software Foundation. He has been involved in Bitcoin since the early days and since 2000 he has been dedicated to building, a software house gathering the contributions of a growing number of developers who value social responsibility above profit.

Jaromil is leading D-CENT development of Freecoin, a blockchain-enabled digital social currency and has been invited at the event on the 26th of September by organiser Paul Buitink to explore the opportunities of Bitcoin beyond its function as currency.


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