Editor’s Note: Brett Scott is a journalist, former broker and author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money. Read his blog www.suitpossum.blogspot.com and follow him on Twitter @suitpossum The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Brett Scott.
Author Brett Scott is a fellow at the Finance Innovation Lab, exploring economic systems
True hackers take mischievous pleasure exploring complex systems, writes Scott
Democracies rely on society to keep watch on institutions and challenge them
Finance doesn't have to be a complex world of elites, he argues