One important thing that separates us humans from other primates, apart from the obvious things, is that humans are able to consciously delay gratification of things. Like saving food or money for scarcer times, or investing resources for future growth. This ability is one of many important catalysts to building a successful society.
This is the third and for now final part in my series covering topics from the book Radical Markets. Continue reading “Rebooting liberalism – part 3: Property is monopoly”
This is the next post in my series about Radical Markets. If you haven’t already, it might be a good idea to read my first post in this series before reading further. In this second post I’m going to focus on coordination between communities within liberalism, and specifically how to coordinate the funding of public goods. Continue reading “Rebooting liberalism – part 2: Funding public goods”
Liberalism, the foundation of our current political structures, was conceptualised during the Enlightenment period in the 16th century. Philosophical and academic contributions came from many people, different parts of the world, but John Locke is widely considered the “Father of Liberalism”. Continue reading “Rebooting Liberalism – part 1: Voting”
Taking time off from work is strange. I don’t mean vacation, but literally stop working for a few months. Continue reading “Taking time off”
I haven’t written a whole lot about this on my blog so far. Isabell and I are going away on a journey. A long journey!
Bitcoin is not an original concept, as many people would like to think. In fact, Bitcoin is the result of quite a few iterations of similar ideas from the past.
People or organisations often think about software security as only defined by the software itself. As long as the software has the right features I’m ok, right?
I’ve worked with content management systems like Drupal and WordPress for about 12 years. I’ve been registered on drupal.org for over 10 years. It’s been very interesting to see how the technology and its user experience has evolved time. In this post I’m giving Gutenberg a short ride.
I haven’t had the mental capacity this week to think of my own topic for a blog post. So here’s a short list of interesting things and articles I found in the past few days.