Michel Bauwens: A New Post-Capitalist Ecosystem of Value Creation

Commercial Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence
Michel Bauwens

A new post-capitalist ecosystem of value creation

How to build the world we want within the world we want to transcend.

The peer-to-peer capacity to relate to each other over the Internet entails the emergence of what Yochai Benkler in the The Wealth of Networks called ‘commons-based peer production’ (CBPP). CBPP is a new pathway of value creation and distribution, where peer-to-peer infrastructures allow individuals to communicate, self-organize and, ultimately, co-create non-rivalrous use value, in the form of digital commons of knowledge, software and design.