Rachel O'Dwyer


"Code != Law: Blockchain Technologies as a mode of Algorithmic Governance' Under Review

"Calculated Risk: Liberal Governmentality, Risk and Blockchain Technologies' Under Revision, Theory, Culture & Society, 2018

Limited Edition: Producing Artificial Scarcity For Digital Art On The Blockchain And Its Implications for The Cultural Industries Forthcoming, Convergence, 2018.

‘Cache Society: Transactional Data and Cultural Money’ Journal of Cultural Economy,  2018.

‘Where’s the Money?’ Kings Review Money Futures, Cambridge, 2016.

‘When Pipes Become Banks: Sociotechnical Control in Mobile Payments’ IS4IS June 2015.

‘No More Walled Gardens’ Spheres: Journal of Digital Cultures Politics Without Networks, 2014.

‘Spectre of the Commons: Spectrum Regulation in the Communism of Capital’ in Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organisation, Special Issue on the Communism of Capital, 2013.

‘This is Not a Bit Pipe: A Political Economy of the Substrate Network’ in Fibreculture Journal:  Digital Media + Transdisciplinary Critique, issue 20 Networked Utopias 2012.


‘Things that Transact: How the Internet of things is transforming Payments’ in Geert Lovink The INC Moneylab Reader #2, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, Forthcoming 2017

‘Ether’ in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks and Other Money Stuff edited by Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz, MIT Press, 2017.

‘Does Digital Culture Want to be Free? Smart Contracts and Cultural Distribution’ in Artists Re- thinking the BlockchainTorque, Furtherfield and Liverpool University Press, 2017. 

‘Blockchains and their Pitfalls' in Ours to Hack and to Own, edited by Trebor Scholz in the New School, OR Books, May 2016.

‘Money Talks’ in Geert Lovink and Nathaniel Tkacz (ed.s) The INC Moneylab Reader, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, July, 2015.

‘A Capital Remix’ in Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher and Xtine Burrough (ed.s) The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies, Routledge, 2015.

‘Network Media: Exploring the Sociotechnical Relations between Mobile Networks and Media Publics ‘ in International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2011) Istanbul, Conference Proceedings.

‘Sound in the Networked City: Investigating the Role of Sonic Experience in the Information Society’ in International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2010) Ruhr, Proceedings. 

‘Performing in the Acoustic Arena: The role of the Portable Audio Device in a User’s Experience of Urban Place’ in: Schroeder (ed.) Performing Technology: User Content and the New Digital Media, Cambridge Scholars Publications, 2009.​


Whitespaces: A Political Economy of Radio Currently Under Review with MIT Press, Leonardo Series

Moving Through Sound: The Role of Mobile Sonic Technologies in a User’s Experience of Urban Place London: Lambert Academic Publishing, (Monograph published from M.Phil thesis), 2010.​


'​Data Politics and the Internet of Things' in Silicon Republic, 21st December, 2016. 

'Can Code Replace Trust?' in Design and Violence Catalogue, MoMa New York & Science Gallery, Dublin.

‘The Revolution will (not) be Decentralized: Blockchains’ in P2P Foundation Blog, March 2015.

‘Money 2020’ Institute of Network Cultures Blog, 2015.

‘Capture All: Transmediale 2015’ Neural 50 Critical Digital Culture & Media Arts, 2015.

‘Stop Pretending that Bits Don’t Decay’, Neural 48 Critical Digital Culture & Media Arts 2014.

‘CTRL ALT #B: Coining Alternatives’ in Neural online edition, 2014.


Digital Methods in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 4.0, 2014.

Noise in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 3.0, 2013.

A Sonic Geography in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 2.0, 2012.

An Ear Alone is Not a Being in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Inaugural Issue, 2011.