Tobias Revell on the Crypto Imaginary—or Lack Thereof

“Technologies aren’t for anything. They emerge and are socially constructed as a mix of opportunity, problem-solving and chance, not some inevitable building block in the myth of progress.”
Tobias Revell, on the assumption “that crypto technologies have some sort of teleology—a preordained role in an inevitable story of humanity.” “Crypto still doesn’t have its shibboleth, its narrative monument, its imaginary—and if it does have one now it’s probably, unfortunately, Beeple.”
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