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Primavera De Filippi on Blockchain Technology and the Future of Work

Primavera De Filippi, researcher at CNRS and faculty associate at the Berkman Center, Harvard Law School, is investigating emergent decentralized technologies to design new governance models. In this final talk of the session Blockchain Technology Beyond Bitcoin at Lift16, Primavera De Filippi explored the possibilities that live at the intersection between the blockchain and art,… Continue reading

Catalysing collaboration at scale

The video above is a recording of a webinar exploring how to catalyse collaboration at scale. This first event of OPEN 2019 covers the ideas behind The DNA of Collaboration and Harmonious Working Patterns to explore ideas which might help all the people, communities and organisations working on creating a new, decentralised, regenerative economy collaborate better to produce more impact. Panelists:… Continue reading

David Harvey on Primitive Accumulation and the Enclosure of the Commons

Originally available via Democracy at Work as part of the “Anti-Capitalist Chronicles” series. This episode: ‘Primitive or Original Accumulation’. From Democracy at Work To our Patreon community: thank you for supporting David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles on Patreon! Your support helps us compensate the staff and additional workers it takes to put an episode together. Thank… Continue reading

Patterns for Decentralised Organising / Richard D. Barlett and Natalia Lombardo / Intersection18

Presented at Intersection Conference If you’re interested in the future of work, you may have heard rumours about Enspiral, a network of 200 entrepreneurs in New Zealand working on “stuff that matters”. The network is composed of many start-ups and small co-ops experimenting with radical self-management practices, decentralised ownership, and shared leadership. Nati and Rich… Continue reading

Sacred Economics (2019 Remix)

Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Video reposted from Youtube Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great… Continue reading

Sharing Islands 2018 – Michel Bauwens

Republished from Tenerife Colaborativa Michel Bauwens at the 2018 Opening of Tenerife Colaborativa/Sharing Islands 2018: “Cosmo-localism takes place when easily accessible designs are paired with localized and distributed production capabilities using new breakthrough technologies that facilitate local manufacture/production. “