The path through which open source projects become industry standard is about to become a lot smoother. The Joint Development Foundation (JDF), an arm of The Linux Foundation, this week announced it has been approved to become an official submitter to the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Phi Beta Iota: While funded by a cabal front, the Rockefeller Foundation, they are dealing with three important issues: improving transport options including at the micro-level (e.g. shared bicycles); protecting pedestrian access and routes; and protecting privacy (e.g. from Uber sharing).
Mr. Holloway is the author of two books: The End: The Fall of the Political Class, and Breakout: Blockchain Vs. the Nation State (forthcoming), which are book’s one and two in the Open Source Government series.
Emin Gun Sirer: Good post [by David Rosenthal] on why peer to peer storage projects face an uphill battle, which will likely end downhill, in Amazon’s lap.
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The following is a layered description of vTaiwan over four messages: In this, the first post, you’ll find an introduction (a 1 minute read) followed by a 3-minute overview. In the second post I offer you eleven brief “Notes on Aspects of the vTaiwan Phenomenon” (probably a 10-15 minute read). In the third post, I describe two early examples of the work done by vTaiwan and its associated hacktivist community, g0v (gov-zero). In the last post I share some of the best links I’ve worked with (including video conversations I’ve had with vTaiwan’s remarkable calm center, Audrey Tang), on which you can spend 5 minutes or 5 days or more if you wish to delve into the topic in more depth….