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Farewell to competitiveness – companies need a new operating system. DCO Model Template. Model Distributed Collaborative Organizations Produced by the Stanford working group on Distributed Collaborative Organizations, which was itself the extension of the Harvard working group on the same, the results of which are available here: Participants: Joel Dietz, SwarmGreg Xethalis, KattenPrimavera de Filippi, Harvard / LOVEJim Hazard, Common Accord Distributed Collaborative Organization A Distributed Collaborative Organization or DCO is a proposed form of organization with characteristics that include: 1) primary governance and operations are conducted via a distributed network (blockchain); 2) stakeholders are afforded with a more active and possibly democratic role in the management and operation of the organization and 3) the interests in the organization are structured with so as to fall outside of the existing, conventional definition of a security under U.S.

DCO Model Template

DCO as an evolution of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) Model Distributed Collaborative Organization. Einav. The Future of Firms. Is There an App for That? There are three fundamental structures that govern the nature of all economic activity: customers, producers and the way, the mediating infrastructure, in which value is exchanged between them.

The Future of Firms. Is There an App for That?

The ways in which each of these elements relate to the others are not in any way set in stone. Vladimir Lenin (1870–1924) famously said that the economic system in Russia would be run as one big factory where everything would be planned in a centralized way. Many economists at the time said that this was impossible. Yet there were already big factories in the West then, and there still are, so why not? Is there a limit to the size of a firm that cannot be surpassed, or is it because the factory logic cannot be used outside a real factory? The typical form of a firm is meant to simplify communication, accountability and the coordination of tasks.

Ronald Coase (1910–2013) was one of the first economists who started to question mainstream thinking in economics. SWARM Working Paper, Distributed Networks and the Law. Non, la coopérative n'est pas l'avenir de l'économie collaborative. OpenCollective. The Blockchain: A Promising New Infrastructure for Online Commons. Bitcoin has taken quite a beating for its libertarian design biases, price volatility due to speculation, and the questionable practices of some currency-exchange firms.

The Blockchain: A Promising New Infrastructure for Online Commons

But whatever the real or perceived flaws of Bitcoin, relatively little attention has been paid to its “engine,” known as “distributed ledger” or “blockchain” technology. Move beyond the superficial public discussions about Bitcoin, and you’ll discover a software breakthrough that could be of enormous importance to the future of commoning on open network platforms. Blockchain technology is significant because it can validate the authenticity of an individual bitcoin without the need for a third-party guarantor such as a bank or government body. This solves a vexing collective-action problem in an open network context: How do you know that a given bitcoin is not a counterfeit? Blockchain technology can help solve this problem by using a searchable online “ledger” that keeps track of all transactions of all bitcoins. FairlyShare — iconomie. Les dérives des pratiques coopératives provoquent des révoltes de contributeurs.

FairlyShare — iconomie

Ces dérives acculent en effet la promesse de la culture collaborative dans une impasse économique. Dans le prolongement des licences à réciprocité, #FairlyShare propose une solution originale qui permet de laisser les biens communs gratuits dans la sphère communautaire, mais payants dans la sphère commerciale. Cet article a été publié dans le Journal du Net, le 2 septembre 2014, sous le titre "#FairlyShare contre le péché originel d'internet" par Vincent Lorphelin, co-Président de l'Institut de l'Iconomie avec les contributions de : La grogne des contributeurs prend de l’ampleur Les pratiques coopératives ont permis à des millions de contributeurs de construire ensemble les cathédrales modernes que sont Wikipedia, Google Earth, Flickr, Firefox, OpenStreetMap et des centaines d’autres.

Seulement voilà : un vent de révolte souffle aujourd’hui parmi les contributeurs. Peer Production License. Incorporate with Otonomos - Online Company Formation and Governance. Revolutionizing Crowdfunding. Decentralizing the World. Blockchain Governance Suite. Research Plan - FLOK Society (EN) The participatory version of the document, called "Transitioning to a Commons-Based Society", is available for comment at The comments have been reviewed and integrated in this document here.

Research Plan - FLOK Society (EN)

Please note the research methodology explanation has moved to another page at A spanish translation is available here at: Bibliography for the Social Knowledge Economy Michel Bauwens: The National Plan for Good Living of Ecuador recognizes and stresses that the global transformation towards knowledge-based societies and economies requires a new form for the creation and distribution of value in society. The National Plan's central concept is the achievement of 'Buen Vivir' ('Sumak Kawsay', in Kichwa language) or 'good living'; but good living is impossible without the availability of 'good knowledge', i.e. 'Buen Conocer' ('Sumak Yachay', in Kichwa language). President Correa himself exhorted young people to achieve and fight for this open knowledge society[2]. FLOK refers to: By George Dafermos: Colony. ZEROBILLBANK.