🔬 DRC: March Report

Applications for the 2024 Equitable Tech Summit are open

Welcome to the third Decentralization Research Center update.

For the 156 new subscribers: This monthly briefing will keep you updated on invitations for events and research relevant to decentralization, DAOs and governance.

If you’re working on related research or would like to get involved in our work, please reach out to us via info@thedrcenter.org. We’d love to hear from you!

Connor Spelliscy
Executive Director
Decentralization Research Center


🇺🇸 2024 Equitable Tech Summit — we’ll be co-hosting this summit on June 6th at the National Press Club in D.C. in partnership with the Blockchain Association and Metagov. Apply here to attend. Apologies if we’re not able to accommodate you as space is very limited.

  • Decisions we make today about the ownership and governance of revolutionary technologies, like A.I. and blockchain, may set the course of the next century.

  • The 2024 Equitable Tech Summit will bring together 100 leading policymakers, regulators, academics, and industry experts to discuss solutions, build relationships, and align on steps forward.

Summit attendees include those from the institutions above


Governable Spaces: Democratic Design for Online Life [UC Press] (full book, thread) by Nathan Schneider.

Using media archaeology, political theory, and participant observation, Schneider shows how the internet can learn from governance legacies of the past to become a more democratic medium, responsive and inventive unlike anything that has come before.

Other key work featuring DRC Fellows and community:


🎙️ Techquitable: Is decentralized tech worth the risk?Featuring Ari Jules, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell and Co-Founder of IC3


We’re growing and looking to hire a Communications Manager (JD) — please share with anyone who you think might be qualified!

See you next month.

The DRC Team