Quinn DuPont studies human and social dimensions of cybersecurity, cryptography, and code, and is an active researcher in digital culture and new media studies, digital humanities, and the history of science and technology. He has a PhD in Information Science (Toronto), and is an ALA-accredited librarian (Western), with a decade of industry experience as a Senior Information Specialist at IBM, an IT consultant, and a usability and experience designer. His current research focuses on Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technologies, and he is a member of the Canadian SCC/ISO blockchain standardization committee.
His forthcoming book, Cryptocurrencies (Polity), is a scholarly survey of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies in society.
Toronto, ON, Canada
University of Toronto