how can we institute universal micro payments
A world where our data is broken apart between open data and vaults.
Jaron Lanier afternoon conversation
There are a lot of moving parts in thinking about the future of economics and democracy.
If we had made a more Nelsonian design we would not have the middle class in such trouble.
the original idea of networking,from 1960s through the seventies, there wouldn't be copies, no copy function.
Think of any network design where there's actually money involved. You're not making a copy. It's a mirror, like an app in apple story.
If you don't have copies then your an have backward links and micro-payments.
We're making unnecessary copies. It's a carbon sin.
Not only paper is going away but the very abstract concept of the copy is going away (talking about an experience in the 70's with sponsor, Xerox)
The idea of the backward link was battered".
This idea of losing provenance as the same idea as democracy and freedom"
The thing about the one way link is it's more viral. It does spread faster.
In order to have a pure information economy that supports a middle class there simply has to be
the key thing is a sort of a levee structure that can create wealth
This is the idea of software swallowing everything as Mark Andreas recently put it.
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