Got Crowd? BE the Force!
Endgame issue, water is.
Elinor Ostram's Common Pool Resource theory challenges Garrett Hardin's “Tragedy of the Commons” theory.
Nobel Lecture (2009): Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems
The following links provide overviews of her work:
Elinor Ostrom (RIP)
Elinor Ostrom- the “non-tragedy of the commons”
PDF of her book, Rules, Games, and Common-Pool Resources, The University of Michigan Press, 1994
CV with a list of publications and links towards the bottom
Phi Beta Iota: Hybrid governance brings together the eight major information networks or “tribes” to do applied collective intelligence. Applied collective intelligence integrated holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineering.
2014 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence
Michel Bauwens: Elinor Ostrom discusses commons, climate change and green politics with Derek Wall 2012
Reference: WATER–Soul of the Earth, Mirror of Our Collective Souls
Review: Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions)
Review: Occupy the Economy – Challenging Capitalism
Review: STOP, THIEF! The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance
Worth a Look: Books on Governance & Resilience
Bauwens Commons @ Phi Beta Iota
Holistic Analytics @ Phi Beta Iota
Hybrid governance @ Phi Beta Iota
Open Source Everything @ Phi Beta Iota
True Cost @ Phi Beta Iota
Water @ Phi Beta Iota