A Cryptoeconomy of Affect

Why would two anti-capitalist philosophers create a cryptocurrency? Erin Manning and Brian Massumi were given a challenge by the Economic Space Agency-a global collective working to create a network of noncapitalist, blockchain-based economies-to reconsider value in financial terms. Dismissing the prevailing free-market libertarian discourse, they identified the radical potential of the blockchain's ledgering system for creating decentralized organizations built from a network of public, automated contracts.