Gitcoin Public Goods Writing RFP
Global Governance and Global Commons
Thank you Gitcoin for providing the starting point.
Seeking a New Kind of Public Good: Open Call for Proposals - Gitcoin's Blog
TL;DR: Gitcoin and Other Internet are creating an RFP for writing that makes the case for a future or an existing…
This is a request for written pieces about public goods. The piece may be about an existing public good or service, or a prospective public good that could benefit from Web3 funding and technology. We are specifically interested in hearing from groups and individuals with concrete ideas to share, including those who have already been working in the public’s benefit.
Democracy didn’t get an update in a long time
Athenian democracy - Wikipedia
Athenian democracy developed around the 6th century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising…
Effective Altruism gets it
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XPRIZE gets it
Global Action to Fight Climate Change
One of the main barriers to effective climate change actions (mitigation and adaptation) is the lack of global…
One of the main barriers to effective climate change actions (mitigation and adaptation) is the lack of global cooperation, reflected in the lack of orchestrated coordination of efforts and global models. While global cooperation encompasses a multitude of social, economic, and geopolitical complexities; can there be a technological innovation that can help bridge gaps and drive joint global action?
Free Software Foundation gets it
As our society grows more dependent on computers, the software we run is of critical importance to securing the future of a free society. Free software is about having control over the technology we use in our homes, schools and businesses, where computers work for our individual and communal benefit, not for proprietary software companies or governments who might seek to restrict and monitor us.
Suggested solution: New definition of value
GDP = one metric
Old dying people are good, healthcare is 17% of GDP in the US
New definition of value: triple bottom line
Triple bottom line - Wikipedia
The triple bottom line (or otherwise noted as TBL or 3BL) is an accounting framework with three parts: social…
The triple bottom line (or otherwise noted as TBL or 3BL) is an accounting framework with three parts: social, environmental (or ecological) and financial.
TODO: research how is that accounting happening in real life?
Think along these lines:
- World: Visa, Mastercard. China: WeChat, Alipay
- DVD vs CD vs VHS vs LaserDisc
- Cassette vs Vinyl
- Gold standard vs Bretton Woods vs Hyperbitconisation
One can opt-out, establish a new standard.
Do you want to do business with us? Need to comply with our standard, just like requiring payment in USD BTC or ETH not Reichsmark.