55 Broadway, London’s first skyskraper is for sale

London’s first skyscraper was built as the Headquater of the world’s first metro system. Thanks to the Hidden London initiative I have visited it. Hilarious. It is the building for the kind of organizations that the new modernity at that time brought: a whole hierarchy for the administrative and management support to get the machines […]

The Rise of Surveillance Capitalism

Co:Inpetto wasn’t initially about changing economics. Co:Inpetto started in 1999 as a database-driven recruitment cabinet for IT professionals and business consultants. It was the year that the internet was entering the business world. But since the recruitment business (as so many businesses) got trapped in the supply chains of Surveillance Capitalism, there was no other […]

The Power Of The Poor

Read here why I am a proud ambassador of the Threefold Foundation. It has the potential and the ambition to make the digital infrastructure for our next level of prosperity available for every single person on earth. Threefold technology stack offers a solution for the blockchain dilemma: privacy and scalability of a shared digital infrastructure […]

The Zero Marginal Cost Society and More

Good to be reminded to some inspirational thinking before Threefold technology is getting launched (Q4 2019). The thinking serves the missions of Threefold, Freeflow Nation and Weconomics. The Zero Marginal Cost Society is a book of Jeremy Rifkin. We can look forward to a new book of Bernard Lieater – click here for more information.  […]

It Is Time To Add Your Voice

Carole Cadwalladr is a journalist and author. She exposed the Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal. Listen to her Ted Talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQSMr-3GGvQ Tim Berners Lee is working on the contract of the web. It is time to add your voice #ForTheWeb Democracy isn’t a gift. It is a responsibility. Dalton Trumbo

We Are All Economists Now

‘We are all economists now’ is the title of the last chapter of the book of Kate Raworth – ‘Dougnut Economics’ – ‘Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist’. The seven ways to rethink economy are pictured below and explained in the book. Thinking as a 21st-century-economist makes sense, it is hopeful and it […]

Stable Coins and The Core Infrastructures in Society

A ticket for the tube in London is paid with Sterling Pound. Several institutions are at work to keep Sterling Pound stable. We are used to a Sterling Pound with very low volatility. It makes the Sterling Pound and all other FIAT currencies workable. We can use FIAT currencies to exchange good and services. Space […]

Building The Core Infrastructures for Society Creates Jobs. Again and again ?

    The Underground changed the culture of London. The shared digital infrastructure will change it again. The Underground and The Threefold grid combined a trinity of technological solutions to solve a societal problem. They open up new opportunities and culture changes. What is the work to do for us ? A technology trinity got […]

The Core Infrastructure in Society –> The Way for All

Follow the roots of the succes of the London Metro System and you will meet the roots of the advertising business. Investments in the core infrastructure were made by private companies. The fact that the services won’t get sold, was the risk that is taken. Return on risk capital got some help of the invisible […]

The Funding Mechanisms of Core Infrastructures in Society (part 3)

Threefold Grid shares their template to get the core infrastructure of compute and storage capacity available in society.  Learn, ask questions and get prepared to turn. How will Threefold Grid get organised ? Threefold Farmers organize themselves in Threefold Coops. A Threefold Coop will engage Threefold farmers. Each farmer brings money in to buy certified […]