Melanie Swan

Purdue University

Philosophy Department

100 N University St

West Lafayette, IN 47907

Institute for Blockchain Studies

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

4

DOWNLOADS

564

SSRN CITATIONS

1

CROSSREF CITATIONS

0

Ideas:
“  Technophysics (the application of physics to the study of technology), and Smart Network Field Theory for intelligent self-operating networks such as blockchains and deep learning systems (Research Program: http://www.academia.edu/37502838/Smart_Network_Research_Program)  ”

Scholarly Papers (4)

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Toward a Philosophy of Blockchain

Swan, M. & De Filippi, P. (2017). Toward a Philosophy of Blockchain in Metaphilosophy. Vol. 48, Issue 5. Wiley
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Melanie Swan and Primavera De Filippi
Purdue University and Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
Downloads 378 (90,057)
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blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart asset, smart contract, smart networks, ontology, epistemology, axiology, economic theory, algorithmic trust

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Smart Network Field Theory: The Technophysics of Blockchain and Deep Learning

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Melanie Swan and Renato dos Santos
Purdue University and PPGECIM/ULBRA - Lutheran University of Brazil
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Citation 2

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Technophysics, Smart Networks, Deep Learning, Blockchain, Statistical Physics, Complexity, System Criticality, Phase Transition, Field Theory, Information Theory

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Transhuman Crypto Cloudminds

Essay Winner: Humanity Plus Essay Competition, “Mutual Benefits of Blockchain and Transhumanism” (2018)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Melanie Swan
Purdue University
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cloudmind, blockchain, smart contract, posthuman, transhuman, smart networks

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What’s Next in Blockchain Research? – An Identification of Key Topics Using a Multidisciplinary Perspective

The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, In Press
Number of pages: 36
MODUL University Vienna, Purdue University, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and York University - Schulich School of Business
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blockchain, distributed ledger technology, technology impact, technological change, multidisciplinary research