Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

This is just a short text I wrote for the https://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/decentralised-future-prize/ challenge from early 2020. It was limited to 500 words and had some characteristics to fulfill. I did not pass to the second round. there were > 100 submissions it seems, but I though I would share it nonetheless. Life unfolds. Nature evolves. Humans […]

Back live

This blog has been very quiet for many years….more to this maybe at a later time. For the time being though I’d like to upload a couple of recent writings and project ideas. Just to have them documented…and available. Not sure anyone will look ever at these things…but as I created them, and I am […]

Enabling rhizome-P2P endeavors

Introduction Although the web enables to connect across geographical boundaries, there is an ever growing need perceivable for people to create, join, leave and let decay organizations on the fly. On the Internet, individuals can come together based on interests, skills, passions, and relationships, to collaboratively address an issue. In such a context, contributors are […]

Holistic science and the overcoming of separation

Indigenous populations, and early civilizations, did not know a separation between spirituality and matter. All was intertwined, and everything sacred. That was at large extent also true for our own civilizations up to the scientific revolution. However, the religious institutions of the Middle Age increasingly were not able to explain things to curious humans; Galilei […]

Interchangeable energy backed currencies?

I have been thinking a lot lately about why most complementary currency schemes do not work very well. I think I have some ideas. Most projects start off with lots of inspiration, commitment and excitement. There are often some very charismatic project leaders and lots of volunteer efforts and loads of idealism. The community gets […]

Why am I here in Medellín?

I now live in Medellín, Colombia, since 7 months. I came here because life put a lot of hints in front of me, one of them being love. But also because investigating about this city I realized there’s a bunch of interesting processes going on in this city. Medellin went through a undeniably special period […]

Porque estoy aqui

Yo vivo en Medellín hace casi 7 meses. Vine aquí porque la vida me puso muchas pistas, una de ellas siendo el amor. Pero también porque investigando me dí cuenta de una cantidad de procesos interesantes pasando en ésta ciudad. Medellín pasó por una época indudablemente especial en las decadas de los 80 y 90, […]

Sustainability – the Art of Nurturing Life

For most of my life, the current world we are living in to me was unsustainable. This had as a consequence that I was not able to imagine a world evolving from it. Any future vision of a society I could think of were some kind of post-something scenarios: post-collapse, post-partial-collapse, peak-oil scenarios, environmental disaster, […]