Collaborative Knowledge Foundation

Advanced Cyber/IO, Architecture, Education, Science, Software, Sources (Info/Intel)

logo collaborative knowledge foundationThe Collaborative Knowledge Foundation’s mission is to evolve how scholarship is created, produced and reported. CKF is building open source solutions in scholarly knowledge production that foster collaboration, integrity and speed. CKF envisions a new research communication ecosystem that gives rise to wholly unique channels for research output. CKF was founded in October 2015 with support from the Shuttleworth Foundation.  Home Page

Worth a Look: One Voice Now

Access, Crowd-Sourcing, Governance, P2P / Panarchy, Politics, Resilience, Sources (Info/Intel)
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One Voice Now

“One voice made up of three hundred million people containing billions of brain cells all working together to solve the problems of today, making the world a better place for the children of tomorrow.” ~ David Frank ~

A “LOCAL ISSUES TELEVISION AND RADIO STATION” (Your Local Public Broadcasting Station) to send the information out to the community.

A “COMMUNITY COMPUTER” (Community Voter Database) to receive the calls (votes) from any touch-tone phone. The computer will verify the voter, ask what issue number they want to vote on, count the vote and prevent multiple voting. Issues of, by and for the people…

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Using your smartphone to verify evidence of war crimes

Jean Lievens: European Open Science Cloud

Access, Architecture, Cloud, Data, Design, Economics/True Cost, Innovation, Knowledge, P2P / Panarchy, Politics, Resilience, Science, Security, Software, Sources (Info/Intel), Spectrum
Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

Towards the European Open Science Cloud

CERN has recently published a paper which outlines the establishment of the European Open Science Cloud that will enable digital science by introducing IT as a Service to the public research sector in Europe.

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Patrick Meier: Crowdsourcing Imagery Analysis to Create 3D Point Clouds for Disaster Response

Crowd-Sourcing, Knowledge, Sources (Info/Intel)
Patrick Meier
Patrick Meier

Crowdsourcing Point Clouds for Disaster Response

Point Clouds, or 3D models derived from high resolution aerial imagery, are in fact nothing new. Several software platforms already exist to reconstruct a series of 2D aerial images into fully fledged 3D-fly-through models. Check out these very neat examples from my colleagues at Pix4D and SenseFly: Read more.

Jean Lievens: The Unionization of Digital Workers — Next Big Thing?

Access, Culture, Design, Economics/True Cost, Manufacturing, P2P / Panarchy, Politics, Resilience, Sources (Info/Intel)
Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

Phi Beta Iota: Brother Jean has pointed to a Financial Times article for which payment is demanded, good-bye Financial Times. The core material: “Future of work” is a hot topic. Sara Horowitz and Freelancers Union could be indicators of unionization and influence potential. Out of a population of 319 million in the USA, more or less, 53 million are said to be working as free lancers. The future of work, as Richard Wolff has now realized, is dependent on the future of democracy — without electoral reform we cannot bring democracy into the workplace. The future of work — if it is to be characterized by prosperity for all and peace across Earth — demands holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineering. Root, however, is OpenPower — Electoral Reform.



Yoda: Elinor Ostrom & Common Pool Resource Theory Applied to Water

Economics/True Cost, Governance, Resilience, Sources (Info/Intel), Transparency
Got Crowd? BE the Force!
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

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Anthony Judge: Counteracting Extremes Enabling Normal Flying – Insights for Global Governance from Birds on the Wing and the Dodo

Cultural Intelligence, Governance, Resilience, Sources (Info/Intel)
Anthony Judge
Anthony Judge

Counteracting Extremes Enabling Normal Flying

Insights for global governance from birds on the wing and the dodo

Underside of normality?
Lost art of bird watching?
Bird flight as offering a global transformation of systemic perspective
Styles of flight as styles of governance
Empowering democratic take-off through coordinated wing flapping
Lift, banking and control as functions of radical extremes
Reducing extremism by reduction of “wing length”?
Speculative alternatives for global governance?
Evolutionary possibilities for global governance?