Arlyn Culwick founded the Blocknet in 2014 with Dan Metcalf, creating inter-blockchain infrastructure for the coming decentralized internet. Arlyn is an independent researcher, a philosopher of sign action, and a designer of enterprise and blockchain software solutions. Some of his former projects include several mobile app solutions for wiGroup, communications for XCurrency, and a model of physiosemiosis (a theory about the basic causal mode of the universe) formulated chiefly in Oxford. Arlyn is an advocate of decentralization as a vehicle for cultural renewal.