Quinn DuPont : Curriculum Vitae
- DuPont, Quinn. Cryptocurrencies. Digital Media and Society. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2018. (forthcoming).
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
- DuPont, Quinn. “The Cryptological Origins of Machine Translation, from al-Kindi to Weaver,” Amodern, n.d. (in press).
- DuPont, Quinn, and Bradley Fidler. “Edge Cryptography and the Co-Development of Computer Networks and Cybersecurity.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 38, no. 4 (2016). http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7763734/ (free/open access). [equal author contributions]
- DuPont, Quinn, and Alana Cattapan. “Moving Forward, Looking Back: Taking Canadian Feminist Histories Online.” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social Justice, 37, no. 2 (2016). http://journals.msvu.ca/index.php/atlantis/article/view/225-237%20PDF. [equal author contributions]
- DuPont, Quinn, and Yuri Takhteyev. “Ordering Space: Alternative Views of ICT and Geography.” First Monday 21, no. 8 (July 23, 2016). http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/6724.
- DuPont, Quinn. “The Politics of Cryptography: Bitcoin and the Ordering Machines.” The Journal of Peer Production 1, no. 4 (2014). http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-4-value-and-currency/peer-reviewed-articles/the-politics-of-cryptography-bitcoin-and-the-ordering-machines.
- DuPont, Quinn. “Unlocking the Digital Crypt: Exploring a Framework for Cryptographic Reading and Writing.” Scholarly and Research Communication 5, no. 2 (2014): 1–7. http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/view/157.
- Takhteyev, Yuri, and Quinn DuPont. “Retrocomputing as Preservation and Remix.” Library Hi Tech 31, no. 2 (2013): 355–70. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/07378831311329103.
- DuPont, Quinn. “Cracking the Agrippa Code: Creativity Without Destruction.” Scholarly and Research Communication 4, no. 13 (2013): 1–8. http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/view/126/240.
- DuPont, Quinn. “The Printing Press and Cryptography: Alberti and the Dawn of a Notational Epoch.” In A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphers: Cryptography and the History of Literacy. Material Readings in Early Modern Culture. New York, NY: Routledge, 2017. (in press).
- DuPont, Quinn. “Experiments in Algorithmic Governance: An ethnography of "The DAO," a failed Decentralized Autonomous Organization.” In Bitcoin and Beyond: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockchains for Global Governance. Routledge n.d. (in press).
- DuPont, Quinn. “Cryptography.” In Critical Keywords for the Digital Humanities. meson press, n.d. (in press).
- DuPont, Quinn. “Otherness and Order.” In Andrés Ramírez Gaviria: A Line, However Short, Has An Infinite Number Of Points. Barcelona: Triton, 2016. http://www.andresramirezgaviria.info/dupont.
Journal Special Issues
- Philosophy and Technology special issue on “Financial Technologies” guest co-editor (with Mark Coeckelbergh and Wessel Reijers), 2017.
- Cryptographic Identities (2016) Fabric of Digital Life. [fabricofdigitallife.com]
Curator of collection of cryptographic wearables for digital humanities archive.
- DAO of Whales (2016). [Now defunct; http://daoofwhales.com]
Participant-observation research of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations. The DAO was shuttered in 2016; see my "Experiments in Algorithmic Governance."
- Cracking the Agrippa Code (2012). [http://crackingagrippa.net]
Digital humanities investigation of Gibson’s Agrippa e-poem. Commentary and additional analysis by Alan Liu.
- DuPont, Quinn. “[Review] Golumbia, David, The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism.” Journal of Cultural Economy, n.d. (in press).
- DuPont, Quinn. “[Review] Ekman, Bolter, et al. (eds). Ubiquitous Computing, Complexity and Culture.” Boundary 2 Online, February 8, 2017. https://www.boundary2.org/2017/02/ubiquitous-computing-intermittent-critique/
- DuPont, Quinn. “[Review] Soll, Jacob, The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations.” Journal of Cultural Economy, September 22, 2015. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3gkjbd7ReasuIIYADpzJ/full.
- DuPont, Quinn. “[Review] Philip P. Arnold, (Ed.), Traditions of Systems Theory: Major Figures and Contemporary Developments.” Philosophy in Review 34, no. 5 (2014): 199–201. https://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/pir/article/view/13186/4139.
- DuPont, Quinn. “Liquid Diet: Is Soylent Really the Cyberfeminism Food of Our Dreams?” This Magazine, June 2016.
- DuPont, Quinn. “Opinion: Why Apple Isn’t Acting in the Public’s Interest.” Christian Science Monitor, February 22, 2016. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/Passcode-Voices/2016/0222/Opinion-Why-Apple-isn-t-acting-in-the-public-s-interest.
- DuPont, Quinn. “Opinion: It’s Time to Rethink Polarizing Encryption Debate.” Christian Science Monitor, December 2, 2015. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/Passcode-Voices/2015/1202/Opinion-It-s-time-to-rethink-polarizing-encryption-debate.
- DuPont, Quinn, and Bill Maurer. “Ledgers and Law in the Blockchain.” King’s Review, June 23, 2015. http://kingsreview.co.uk/magazine/blog/2015/06/23/ledgers-and-law-in-the-blockchain/ (preprint). [equal author contributions]
- DuPont, Quinn. “Kryptographie Für Alle: Zur Snowden-Lektion Über Technologische Emanzipation Im Überwachungsstaat.” Berliner Gazette, July 1, 2014. http://berlinergazette.de/kryptographie-post-snowden/.
Doctor of Philosophy, Information Science
University of Toronto (2010—2016), “An Archeology of Cryptography: Rewriting Plaintext, Encryption, and Ciphertext.” Supervised by Brian Cantwell Smith and Patrick Keilty.
Master of Arts, Philosophy
University of Toronto (2006—2007).
Master of Library and Information Science
University of Western Ontario (2006—2007)
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
University of Victoria (2002—2005)