Jean Lievens: What if…public libraries could anchor a platform cooperative?

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

What if…public libraries could anchor a platform cooperative?

Supporting the disrupted going forward….

We recently published our submission to the Libraries Taskforce consultation about its draft strategy – Libraries Deliver: An Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016-21. Today, we want to say a bit more about our having called upon the Taskforce to explore the opportunities for public libraries that could flow from the growth of the ‘sharing economy’ and, in particular, moves to establish Platform Cooperatives.

Comments Off on Jean Lievens: What if…public libraries could anchor a platform cooperative?
Jun 19

Robert Steele: Connecting Some Dots — Blacks in Prison, Police Militarization, Persecution of Whistleblowers, and False Flag Operations — All Obstacles to a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele

I have been reflecting on the “legacy” of the past several presidencies at home and abroad. From where I set, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy — an assassination carried out by CIA and FBI officers allied with Cuban and Jewish criminals, Israel, and monied interests in Texas and New York — the US Government began to morph into a criminal deep state far more dangerous to the public interest than ever before.

Let’s start with why JFK was assassinated and the assassination deliberately covered up by Lyndon Baines Johnson who also covered up the assassination of Martin Luther King and the Israeli attack on the USS  Liberty (that may have been requested by LBJ to provide a false justification for war as the false Tonkin Gulf attack was used to justify war on Viet-Nam).

Read the rest of this entry »

Comments Off on Robert Steele: Connecting Some Dots — Blacks in Prison, Police Militarization, Persecution of Whistleblowers, and False Flag Operations — All Obstacles to a Prosperous World at Peace
Jun 16

David A. Bray: Distributed Problem-Solving Networks

David A. Bray

David A. Bray

Back in 2007-2008 we did research relevant to your thinking on Applied Collective Intelligence, at the University of Oxford.  We focused on “distributed problem-solving networks” that included looking at film production in a distributed fashion to include a lot of open source projects:

http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/research/projects/?id=45

Read the rest of this entry »

Comments Off on David A. Bray: Distributed Problem-Solving Networks
Jun 16