Normally, the quote people cite in situations like this is from Keynes, who apocryphally said that “Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” But a more apt quote is “a bull market climbs a wall of worry.” The risk of a housing downturn is…
If high-libertarianism seems to leave no room for common endeavour and socialism’s centralised methods are inherently threatening to the individual, then Ethereans are trying to build a new, technologically backed, Cooperativism.
berty and communal coop…attended a number of those, one useful summation might be this, that we Ethereans (h/t Lane Rettig) are building tools to help humanity rebalance and reshape the often competing interests of individual liberty and communal cooperation.
Was Mr X right? Has Streamr been too eager to delve into the enterprise field? Have we adopted too much of a startup culture as opposed to an open source decentralized one? How could we better utilise other decentralized applications in the everyday life of the project, and extend a technical hand to our brothers and sisters in the rest of the space?
…st the core Streamr team was a detailed, passionate and lengthy debate over the project’s identity; who we are in terms of mission and structures, what we’ve been doing and how that might fit with our end aims, and whether our actions around partnerships and communications also fit with our ideals and goals.
…t the core Streamr team was a detailed, passionate and lengthy debate over the project’s identity; who we are in terms of mission and structures, what we’ve been doing and how that might fit with our end aims, and whether our actions around partnerships and communications also fit with our ideals and goals.
when buying trawlers. The fabri…he newly anointed. People (well, teenagers like me) still ran their own websites and email servers, and “net neutrality” was something fishermen argued about when buying trawlers. The fabric of the internet was yet to become warped by the shape of society. It was still rather b…
…ity to keep that user engaged and decreases the likelihood that they’ll cancel their subscription.⁵ This is the internet in a nutshell: a massive flywheel equipped with the tools to distill our behaviors into an understanding of our desires, and then return those desires back to us in the form of virtual content that, if we actually took the time to look, would give us our best idea yet of who and what we truly are.
If what Chomsky describes is true, then the smart way to do the opposite — agitate the masses and create conflict — is to the make the spectrum of acceptable opinion infinitely broad, but allow little to no debate within the pockets on that spectrum. The internet is extraordinarily adept at doing this.¹