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This area deals with issues of trust, possibly the most interesting to me. Areas I hope to cover include:

A longer list, which I hope to expand at some point, and may form the basis of a PhD application, is available as points to cover.


Some mini-essays, exploring Trust.

Some other resources which include discussions of trust:


Capabilities - in a far-too-small nutshell - are one way of enshrining trust relationships in working systems. Much of my interest is actually in how humans decide to make relationships, rather than how these relationships are transferred to systems, but if you want to go from models to implementation, you need to know (and understand) these issues.

Thanks to Zooko for these.

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Mike Bursell - mike@p2ptrust.org, 2001-11-04