Blockchain technology and other advances help expand our ability to make enforceable agreements without the state.
Kate Sills holds degrees in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from UC Berkeley
The internet may be beginning to deliver on its potential to radically change human interactions in all spheres of life.
Property rights are conceptual constructs, ripe for translation into digital form.
New technologies might help integrate communities living under local, customary property law into the global economy.
Criticizing smart contracts for not being completely “trustless” instruments completely misses the point.