The case for the digital commons
A "digital commons" would enable more flexible, responsive and regenerative systems to build and deploy new technologies. Here's how we can create one.
2007, undergraduate degree (Hons), Princeton; 2008, PhD in Economics. Former Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor, University of Chicago. Research developed during this time and five years at the New England and New York City Research labs spans and combines economics, law, computer science, philosophy, political science and biology and has been published in leading journals in those fields. Co-Author of “Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society”; has focused on using new computer and economic technology to create a radically more equal and cooperative society. Recipient of honours and awards, including: named one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s 50 most influential people of 2018 and by WIRED as one of the 25 people shaping the next 25 years of technology. Founder and Chair, RadicalxChange Foundation, which fosters collaboration between scholars, technologists, activists and artists to imagine and create a radically more cooperative society. Currently with Microsoft’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Political Economist and Social Technologist (OCTOPEST), advising the company on the future of technology in relationship to political and economic change and managing a research group focused on fostering a vision of technology to support pluralistic collaboration rather than automation.