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….
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