Saturday, March 01, 2014

Ecuador's Social Knowledge Ecology experiment

Some cities like San Francisco and Seoul are doing experiments with a civic peer to peer economy. Michel Bauwens explains that Ecuador is taking steps to do this as a nation state.

Michel Bauwens is the founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives and works in collaboration with a global group of researchers in the exploration of peer production, governance, and property. Belgian by birth, he normally lives in Chang Mai, Thailand. He is currently in Quito.

He is currently Primavera Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam and also coordinates a research group at the Ecuadorian National Advanced Studies Institute called the FLOK Society.

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