Sepp Hasslberger: Social Network Federation Instead of Decentralization — Body Blow to Twitter and Facebook?

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

Las Indias about changing the way social networks are configured … to get more meaningful relations and conversations – will it work?

GNU social: Federation against the social model of Twitter

“Federation issues” may look like a “bug”, but they are really the result of an agreement, an implicit contract: to be part of a conversation on another node, I first have to have received the trust of someone who is taking part in it.

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Apr 11

Jean Lievens: Peer-to-Peer Economy Displacing Hierarchical Economy?

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

The Peer-to-Peer Economy – A Turning Point in Human History

This Peer-to-Peer economy that is rising up to replace the Industrial/Information economy is difficult to see in its totality, but is everywhere around us.

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Apr 11

Noah Skocilich: Our Most Important Task

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Apr 10

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

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.

 

 

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Apr 8