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Re: <nettime> social media critique: next steps?
olivier auber on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:39:21 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> social media critique: next steps?


Agreed Roel, thanks for your nice list.

I would like to add one more project: Duniter.

As said here: http://perspective-numerique.net/wakka.php?wiki=SymetrieEtNeutralite2Engl

"If you want a symmetrical network, it is necessary to design it in such a way that it generate itself a new form of currency which has to be also symmetrical"

That what Duniter tries to do.

Duniter is a cryptocurrency software, which means it is a software providing the ability to create currencies. Duniter is different from other cryptocurrency softwares you may know (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Peercoin, ...) for 2 main reasons : its currency code includes the concepts of a Universal Dividend and Web of Trust; but also its Blockchain code, which is far more energy efficient, getting rid of the massive waste of energy introduced by Bitcoin.

https://duniter.org/en/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjR-7nNEA1o&feature=youtu.be

Olivier Auber

On Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:58 AM, RRA <lists {AT} roelroscamabbing.nl> wrote:
> This is in the end what Silicon Valley tries to prevent at all cost:
> resistance and exodus. How can such a momentum be unleashed?

So aside from the discussion of who listens (or didn't listen) to whose
opinion it can be interesting to have a closer look at action and momentum.

Three projects caught my attention and I think could be an interesting
case for this 'next steps' discussion:

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