Can the Internet Save the World?


The COVID-19 pandemic and Putin’s invasion of Ukraine took us by surprise. Nothing is as before and we must start working on a new vision for the survival of humanity.

This paper is my contribution. Based on a lifetime of work with technology and society, I tell the story of the world my grandchildren will live in.

It is about how the Planet can turn into a global village using the borderless and trustless governance that is being programmed into the Internet, and about the exponential technology that will enable us to mitigate climate change and satisfy everybody’s basic needs in a sustainable and equitable way.

You can download the essay as an e-book in pdf or  ePub format.