Jaya Klara Brekke
Jaya Klara Brekke speaks, writes and does research on questions of authority, economics, control and power in decentralised technologies. She is an ESRC research fellow with Durham University, Geography department working on the political economies of cryptoeconomics, where she also completed a PhD titled “Disassembling the Trust Machine: Three cuts on the political matter of blockchain” in 2019. She is the author of the Satoshi hippocratic oath for blockchain developers and co-author of The White Paper (Ignota Books), a republishing and historical contextualisation of the Bitcoin whitepaper and a contributor to the MoneyLab Reader #2 and Artists Re:Thinking the Blockchain. She is based in London and takes active part in European cultural, policy and industry debates on blockchain, data politics and the development of decentralised network technologies.