MoneyLab considers interventions in and experiments with digital economy. MoneyLab is a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization.
On Julia Janssen–The Attention Fair–Installation at MoneyLab#6
You are the Product of your own Information By Julia Janssen About my installation The Attention Fair at MoneyLab #6 in Siegen (March 7/8 2019). The Internet has enriched our lives. More and more devices are being connected with us and each other, designed to make our lives comfortable and efficient. But because this online [...]
Program of Open Office Economic Space Agency in Berlin (March 10-12 2019)
HOW TO SHORT CAPITALISM: THE CRYPTO-POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ECONOMIC SPACE AGENCY OPEN OFFICE, BERLIN, MARCH 10-12 2019 ECSA OPEN OFFICE – 3 days of discussions and collective exploration around the next generation network infrastructure for programmable economies Economic Space Agency (ECSA) is building the next generation network infrastructure for programmable economies. Most blockchain and distributed [...]
Making the Blockchain Civic – article out now
“In May 2018, researchers from the Amsterdam University of Applied Science’s Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, Northumbria University’s interdisciplinary NorTH Lab, and local—Amsterdam-based—professional partners gathered for a speculative design charrette to explore the opportunities and challenges of designing for futures of civic good with blockchain technologies. This design charrette was intended to broaden [...]
Emanuele Braga: Infrastructures for Future Ecosystems
Emanuele Braga: Infrastructures for Future EcosystemsScenarios and Visions based on Experimentations in Alternative Economies: The Case of CommonCoin, FairCoin, and Bank of the Commons.
Democratizing Technological Innovation
By: Menno Grootveld Twenty-five years after the breakthrough of the internet to the general public, there is little left of the enthusiasm that accompanied that breakthrough originally. In 1993, the internet was seen as one large, anarchist sanctuary, where everyone could do whatever they wanted. The new medium was described at the time as the [...]
Program MoneyLab #6 Siegen 7-8 March 2019
MoneyLab #6 Infrastructures of Money - 7-8 March, Siegen (Germany). You can find the full program and practical information here: http://networkcultures.org/moneylab-6/.
‘Waardeonderzoek cruciaal voor werkend circulair systeem’
“Welke waarden zijn van belang in onze circulaire economie? In 2050 moet de Nederlandse samenleving zijn getransformeerd in een zogenoemde circulaire economie. In deze duurzame recycle-economie bestaat geen afval en worden grondstoffen steeds opnieuw gebruikt. De technologieën om deze ambitie van het Nederlandse kabinet waar te maken, bestaan al. Daarom is het nu tijd voor [...]
Link list on bitcoin & blockchain, demonitization and other MoneyLab issues (part 5)
Phi: a platform that connects people in remote off-grid communities to clean, low-cost energy http://futurearchitectureplatform.org/projects/73faa23f-564b-4df1-92f9-595fd2e63465/ Facebook is developing a cryptocurrency for WhatsApp https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-21/facebook-is-said-to-develop-stablecoin-for-whatsapp-transfers Pump-and-Dump Groups Become ‘Widespread’ as Market Remains Largely Unregulated https://cointelegraph.com/news/pump-and-dump-groups-become-widespread-as-market-remains-largely-unregulated Fraud with ‘blockchain journalism’ https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/12/civil-unrest-how-a-blockchain-based-journalism-startup-bumbled-its-launch/ Cryptocurrencies are like lottery tickets that might pay off in future by Kenneth Rogoff https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/10/cryptocurrencies-bitcoin-kenneth-rogoff Ken Rogoff: [...]
Call for Contributions MoneyLab #6 Infrastructures of Money
Call for contributionsSiegen (Germany), 7-8 March 2019 The spectacle of the cryptocurrency is over and has given way to the banality of the blockchain. Anxious to fall behind and worried about “disruption” and “not being digital enough” banks, lawyers, start-ups, governments, NGOs, are all too eager to adopt blockchain technologies. What is valued and what [...]