collaborative economy

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Holochain – the Perfect Framework for Decentralized Cooperation at Scale

Holochain is a new technology project with huge potential for the cooperative economy. Members of The Open Co-op have been promoting the idea that new software could, potentially, revolutionize both our failing democracies and our predatory capitalist economies, since 2004. Back then we weren’t quite so clear on exactly how the required information architecture should be designed – but we knew what we wanted it to do and how it should work. In 2004, I published a paper entitled Participatory Democracy Networks, which explained how I thought some new information architecture could facilitate participatory democracy worldwide.

Industrial Revolution Unravels, Collaborative Economy Rises Says Jeremiah Owyang

Pam Baker | FierceBigData | February 5, 2014

Just about anyone who works at analyzing social media knows the name Jeremiah Owyang. He was, after all, one of the first to accurately predict social media would take the world by storm--a contrarian view back in the day when nearly everyone was convinced social media was only a fad. Now he's predicting that the industrial revolution is about to completely unravel and be replaced by a new collaborative economy... Read More »

Jeremiah Owyang: Why The Industrial Revolution Is About To Unravel

Fred Bauters | Silicon Valley News | February 1, 2014

There's a revolution coming, and Jeremiah Owyang wants you to be prepared. In 2005, social media was a nascent topic, viewed as a fad by brands and corporations. He saw it coming then, and believes the next step after social—a collaborative economy based on peer-to-peer transactions and co-innovation—is about to change our world. Read More »