Staging the Commons Stack Project with Iteration 0

Together with all of you we recently woke up in a brave new world, where we more than ever witness that a systemic and mindset change is needed to tackle complex issues. We have been tremendously inspired by our community that did not stop building for even a heartbeat. More than ever we believe in the importance of regenerative systems that empower communities and the open source toolkits to design them properly.

In Iteration 0 of the Commons Stack, our focus is on staging the cultural and technical initialization tools required to make complex systems succeed. After a quick summary…


This is a transcript of @jeffemmett’s presentation on the Commons Stack, the closing session at the Token Engineering Global Gathering (TEGG) in Berlin on August 23. Article transcribed by Don Adams, edited by @krrisis, with added links for reference.

View the slide deck, the full live stream and presentation

Why the Commons?

Thank you for joining us. Today we will be talking about the tools that we’re building to scale the commons, to re-prioritize people and the planet.

It’s first good to establish: why are the commons important? We have some really big issues on the horizon that we can only solve together: climate change, resource depletion, open source incentivization — these are…


This article was published originally on Giveth on March 27 ‘19, you can find this here.

A Trade leaves things as they were, with no external Surplus. A Gift creates a Surplus as it spreads. ~ Seth Godin

Giveth is exploring new territories and expanding its horizons: we are embarking on an exciting mission to enrich the Giveth Donation Application by making the core part of it, the donations, more sustainable. From enabling Givers to donate to the causes they believe in and providing a layer of transparency and accountability through our DApp, we will now be tackling the sustainability…


Update 01/2020: The Commons Stack is moving full speed ahead, to stay up-to-date, subscribe to our Commons Stack Medium!

This is a transcript of @jeffemmett’s presentation on the Commons Stack, the closing session at the Token Engineering Global Gathering (TEGG) in Berlin on August 23. Article transcribed by Don Adams, edited by @krrisis, with added links for reference.

View the slide deck, the full live stream and presentation

Why the Commons?

Thank you for joining us. Today we will be talking about the tools that we’re building to scale the commons, to re-prioritize people and the planet.

It’s first good to establish: why are the commons important? We have some really big issues…


A Trade leaves things as they were, with no external Surplus. A Gift creates a Surplus as it spreads. ~ Seth Godin

Giveth is exploring new territories and expanding its horizons: we are embarking on an exciting mission to enrich the Giveth Donation Application by making the core part of it, the donations, more sustainable. From enabling Givers to donate to the causes they believe in and providing a layer of transparency and accountability through our DApp, we will now be tackling the sustainability of the donation process itself.


Giveth has just released a new version of the DApp (in closed beta) that significantly increases our Donation Application’s Milestone functionality. Other new features and improved UX updates make it even easier to transparently manage donations, and bring us now very close to what we would call version 1.0! In the What’s DAppening series we want to keep you informed about our progress on building the Future Of Giving: what the new features are, why they matter and what to look forward to.

The DApp is on a roll! Since the recent integration of DAI on our platform, we started…


Below you can find an article I wrote in January ’19 to promote the Aragon DAC proposal that unfortunately did not go through for a vote. Publishing this for reference and inspiration only: this is work that still needs to be done by some team in the future! #sharingiscaring

The Aragon DAC, the second development team building out core Aragon infrastructure, is very proud to announce that it has submitted its Flock proposal to the Aragon Association for review and, if passed, very soon to the entire Aragon Community to vote on during the upcoming AGP Vote #1. Aragon is…


This story originally appeared on Aragon and Giveth’s blog on August 9, 2018

The Aragon Association and Giveth are proud to announce the launch of Aragon DAC, a Decentralized Altruistic Community on the Giveth platform that will work on building out core Aragon infrastructure from the end user’s perspective.


The Giveth team was very honored to get a hacker node in Studio 2.0 at the Web3 Summit to bring people together to decentralize NOW!

As expected this summit was overflowing with teams of superstars decentralizing all the things and we wondered … why? And how? What will this decentralized future look like when we get there? With this node, we tried to cover the current state of progress in this movement, discuss its importance, what we need to focus on to get there, and dream about the end game.

We hosted loads of interactive demos, our now infamous ‘fishbowl’…


An overview of the Campaigns currently running on the Giveth DApp

Over the past months, we’ve shared some more technical updates on how the DApp has been evolving, but it’s been almost a year (!) since we wrote an overview of what the platform would be capable of when we’d open it up to a larger audience. We bring good news: we are now getting ready to onboard some of the initial Campaigns and DACs that will hopefully Build the Future of Giving with us!

First and foremost, if you are new to Giveth and you don’t know anything about our Donation Application, this is a TL;DR: Giveth is re-engineering charitable…

Kris Decoodt

Strategy & Outreach for Blockchain Projects | Into #decentralization #disruptivetech #connection #altruism #freedom #growth #blockchain #singularity #hashtags

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