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Re: Programmable Distributed Governance

From: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:56:23 +0100
Message-ID: <52E91697.4010704@wwelves.org>
To: "Michael J. Williams" <michael.williams@berkeley.edu>, Joel Dietz <jd@evr.gr>
CC: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 01/28/2014 12:00 AM, Michael J. Williams wrote:
> hi,
> i'm also thinking about distributed governance with regards to markets:
> http://holonomy.is. my plan is to leverage
> [holons](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holon_%28philosophy%29) as a
> building block to structure complex systems like economies, through the
> web payment specs. i see potential as a way to scale cooperatives and
> make them more effective. with regards to voting specifically, a friend
> has some thoughts:
> http://mitar.tnode.com/post/73983101095/peer-to-peer-voting-scheme,
> which could be applied for each holon.
> i'd love to collaborate with anyone interested in this space, especially
> on open source node.js code. :)
please check out: http://dspace.elevate.at & 

pure javascript - node.js + browserify goodness! 
in next days also i plan to include in it 
http://npm.im/levelgraph-jsonld and some experiments with 

we also build it with *Holopticism* in mind: https://vimeo.com/10221567
also similar video about *Currency*: https://vimeo.com/10221537

concepts heavily used in circles of http://metacurrency.org/ and 
http://thetransitioner.org/ (website down) you can check out 
collaboration between those two projects aiming for easy way of creating 
all kind of currencies: http://flowplace.webnode.com/ | 

i just started very recently a W3C CG where i hope to invite people from 
those projects as well: http://www.w3.org/community/webcurrencies/

i'll announce this group officially once i publish there example draft 
of currency based on *shares of real world assets*

* 5L of E95 petrol available at Shell gas stations
* 300km of 2nd class travel on European RailWays
* 20kWh of electricity available in Berlin's grid
* 25 days of desk/days in network of coworking spaces

i would like to make sure that one can Transfer such Web Currencies 
using Web Payments :)

some other use cases i would like to cover: Networked Barter as 
implemented for example by friends working on EconomyApp: 

apologies for such rushed answer, i should have more time once i make my 
way hitchhiking to http://unmonastery.eu -- BTW thanks Joel for giving 
me a lift there few weeks ago for #LOTE3 :D

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