Scarcity / Abundance
He makes so much sense! Kevin?
The above is a self-replicating dynamic structure from a class of systems called cellular automata (click here to run the simulation). Below is a self-replicating dynamic structure from a class of systems called “life”:…
One of the more inspiring talks at Pop!Tech this year was Paul Polak’s talk about serving the “other 90%” with life-saving and transformative products using a for-profit micro-franchise model that scales. Paul’s vision and track-record speaks for itself, check it out.…
This session of 3 speakers has been the best so far. All three were great speakers and must-watches on poptech.org.
Chris Anderson – attention and reputation are also economic markets; google is world’s largest reputation market (via pagerank); larry page and will wright are central bankers, like bernake; so is phil rosedale of second life; check out Maple Story (korean game coming to US); games enable time/money fungability…
The conference is being streamed live via video on live.poptech.org
Theme of the conference is Scarcity and Abundance.
BarefootCollege.org (Bunker Roy)
- training poor, illiterate rural, older women from around the world to engineers, take knowledge back to their village and transform it
- decentralizing and spreading technical knowhow (women, no written word)
- rainwater collection
- solar electricity
- teaching done only by illiterates (don’t even speak same language) because literates can’t teach illiterates
- children’s parliment