Reconnecting the peoples of the African diaspora
This session makes a case for
Focus of Blackchain
Madebo Fatunde puts forward a collaborative design fiction for exploring what blockchain and related technologies might mean for African diasporic futures. This talk will introduce key features of design fictions, and therefore make a case for their efficacy in enabling preferred futures.
Specifically, the proposed fiction asks the question:
“What if we were to relaunch the Pan African movement as a blockchain?”
Presenter Madebo Fatunde
Madebo Fatunde: Blackchain
Madebo Fatunde is completing his Master of Science in Foresight at the University of Houston. His research interests include futures of narrative, human augmentation, and creative labour. Previously, Madebo completed a B.A., English and Creative Writing from George Washington University. His writing on the future and other topics will be forthcoming at saccadic.blog (not yet published).