BitCoin, Nakamoto and, post-human Code

But Garzik, the developer, says that the most dedicated bitcoiners have stopped trying to hunt down Nakamoto. “We really don’t care,” he says. It’s not the individuals behind the code who matter, but the code itself.(Wired)

From an Actor-Network-Theory viewpoint this is a very interesting development. It shows that code or a non-human actor becomes increasingly accepted as a stand-alone entity, independent of its “creator”.