Speaker

Jaya Klara Brekke

Jaya Klara Brekke writes, does research and speaks on the political economy of blockchain and consensus protocols, focusing on questions of politics and power in distributed systems.

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Jaya Klara Brekke

She is the author of the B9Lab ethical training module for blockchain developers, and has been working as a researcher, designer and curator on projects related to the political economies of infrastructures for the past ten years, including D-CENT a Europe-wide project creating privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. She is based between Durham University, UK, where she is writing a PhD titled ‘Distributing Chains, Three Strategies for Thinking Blockchain Politically’, London where she spends much of her time with the InfoSec research group at UCL Computer sciences department and Vienna as collaborator of RIAT, Institute for Future Crypto-economics.

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