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The Age of Idleness

We stand idle in the heat  Crammed onto a platform waiting for a train delayed by 10 minutes The  platform is overcrowded  move down the platform, move down the platform the announcer keeps saying To where I wonder I have spent the last 8 hours idly moving data around a spreadsheet something a computer could and should have done  It …

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Decentralised UBI with stable coin and uses – DemoKratia

Integrated decentralised Guaranteed Income (GI) of 30k (K30,000), with a full-Ampleforth scaled stable coin, face recognition based verification of unique identity  + Idena (flip tests) sweep to weed out fake accounts. Demurrage and flow siphon (transaction tax) to control inflation. Automated self-lending (DeFi) service, coin/token/fiat exchange, pay per use social media. And social money for civic organisations.  Names: Coin – …

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Suburbia – an odd thing to choose

Suburbia – An odd thing to choose “The cities will be part of the country; I shall live 30 miles from my office in one direction, under a pine tree; my secretary will live 30 miles away from it too, in the other direction, under another pine tree. We shall both have our own car.  We shall use up tires, …

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Lender-less borrowing – the end of banks

There is no reason to have a lender when you borrow money, you can just borrow from yourself at zero interest. How is this possible? Our view of money and debt has changed significantly in the last 12 years since the GFC. We used to think banks took our deposits of government printed cash and lent them out to borrowers. …

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Fixing the world

Modern Monetary Theory: democratising money Universal Income: Empowering real people Trustless decentralised bureaucracy: decreasing the labour and difficulty in doing simple tasks, and eliminating nepotism. Liquid democratic organisations: Real democracy for shared resources and infrastructure including healthcare Automate: Its still cheaper to exploit cheap workers than to automate, we need to automate all labour and increase leisure and contemplation. If …

Fluid Democratia – decentralised society

Abstract Fluid Democratia is a fully integrated decentralised socio/economic system based on a decentralised ledger. It incorporates a new currency, universal income, P2P lending, currency exchange, Land registry, and liquid democratic resources and infrastructure management. The purpose is to create a parallel system to the current  hierarchical organisational structure. The aim is true freedom with sustainable prosperity.  Unlike other distributed …

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Why am I self aware?

Why am I self aware? I ask why, like a child asking why can’t I fly Daddy. And like Daddy I cannot answer the why question but can describe quickly and easily how a bird flies, how a plane flies, and that a human does not have the apparatus to fly. I can ask why? The oddest question ever, it …

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Mind, community, universality – three modes, one whole

My recent book Fluidity – the way to true Demokratia outlines a way to make a more inclusive and empowered society. But what is this idea of Fluidity? I want to tell you a little about how the idea of Fluidity was born in my mind, for it is a product of my mind, I don’t deny this nor brag …