Currently, the plan is for the DAO to be led by Bill Maurer, a cultural anthropologist at UC Irvine …. In statements, Maurer described the project in more scientific terms, framing it as one that grew out of his mandate to explore how bitcoin and blockchain technology are "unleashing experiments with money and payment".

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