Michel Bauwens: Interview on Person to Person Alternatives

  An interview with Michel Bauwens founder of Foundation for P2P Alternatives | www.furtherfield.org It’s a commonplace now that the peer-to-peer movement opens up new ways of creating relating to others. But you’ve explored the implications of P2P in depth, in particular its social and political dimensions. If I understand right, for you the phenomenon …

Michel Bauwens: The commons law project: A vision of green governance

The commons law project: A vision of green governance Republished from David Bollier: (the original has links to the source material) “For the past two years or more, I’ve been working on a major research and writing project to try to recover from the mists of history the bits and pieces of what might be …

VIDEO (11:02): Warren Pollock Interviews Robert Steele on Open Source Everything

Robert Steele author of the book The Open-Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth, and Trust joins us in an integrity inspired talk on his new book. “In the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense …

Howard Rheingold: Jumpstarting the School of Knowledge

“The School of Data is led by the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) and Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU). The School will provide online training for data ‘wrangling’ skills – the ability to find, retrieve, clean, manipulate, analyze, and represent different types of data.” The School of Data is a collaborative and community-orientated project, and we …

Michel Bauwens: Creating Sustainable Currencies with Open Source Software – No Printing, No Banks, No Government Abuses…

Your thoughts: Helping sustainable currencies to scale For the forthcoming International Social Transformation Conference on energy currencies, Community Forge is preparing a paper on grass roots strategies for sustainable currency implementation. 2012-05-18 Helping-Sustainable-Currencies-to-Scale 1.0 Phi Beta Iota:  Good ideas overly complicated.  The core idea is that software eliminates overhead — no printing of money, full transparency (end to …