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Loomio Cooperative Decision Making Software

The Enspiral group (“more people working on stuff that matters”) is an interesting collection of cooperatives in NZ.  I would say they are “walking the walk… 816 more words

Science And Technology

Of Cowboys and Dangling Endings

Finally! A “new” author I’m learning to like. I’ve been absent yet again from my blog for over a week for several reasons:

  1. An extremely sucky Internet connection;
  2. 595 more words
Books

Trending: Platform Cooperatives?

One of the hot trends in today’s economy are “platforms” which enable “peer-to-peer” transactions. AirBnB was a pioneer, Uber is the prime example. The “platform” in question is an internet service accessed through mobile devices which manages the matchmaking, taking a fee from each “peer” transaction. 1,064 more words

Politics And Economics

New From Cat Johnson: Romanced by a Seal a Hot Seals Novel

Romanced by a Seal

Hot SEALs

By
Cat Johnson

As a SEAL, Jon Rudnick dodged copper and lead without flinching, but just the thought of one tiny gold band around his ring finger sends him into a cold sweat. 741 more words

What is “The Sustainability Commons”?

Recently, Cat Johnson interviewed Benjamin Tincq of POC21 (“Eco Hacking the Future”) about open source designs aimed at sustainability. The  POC21 projects in 2015 include… 984 more words

Sociotechnical

What is Coworking? It Still Makes Coworkers Happy

One of the most consistent and interesting facts about coworking is that it seems to make coworkers happy. In addition to personal testimony from hundreds of coworkings, surveys consistently find that coworkers report extremely high levels of “happiness” and related positive feelings. 544 more words

Sociotechnical