Background information on OpenBeacon social networking features as used in our sister project SocioPatterns.org:
Phi Beta Iota: This is the secret sauce for connecting the digital “virtual” revolutionary circles, and the same circles on the street face to face. It has been used for years at Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE), and is a modern day version of the self-identification pins of Charles Fourier. Imagine now if every American committed to destroying the two-party tyranny and achieving Electoral Reform were to buy and wear one of these. It would create a critical mass–a constantly live, interactive, irrepressible swarm for the restoration of the Republic.