"If everyone had just built an intranet, there would be no Web"

using splasho.com/upgoer5/ to come up with a way of describing dgen.net/oers
"a better way of making money work to keep things safe instead of paying for things when they break "

“Open data is critical to fintech innovation" says the chair of a securities commission

"number of cameras on a smart phone"
is the new
"number of blades on a razor"

Looks like game on ... expect more of this as Open Banking kicks in...

"Like thousands of other UK merchants, Curve has a valid merchant agreement to accept Amex payments into its e-wallet... on Tuesday evening, Amex decided to terminate this agreement and block all Amex transactions to Curve with immediate effect.

Amex has given no good or fair reason for their decision ... UK payment regulations clearly state that Curve should be allowed to access the Amex payment network... "

Just realised that for *one* year's worth of consumer spending ($40tr) we could entirely decarbonise our global energy supply.

China has more e-commerce than the US & Europe combined.

Another great reason to make the UK seem smaller by going it alone yes?

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we must "take into account the structural drivers of overshoot: a growth-based global economy reliant on ever-increasing monetization of natural resources and human activity. Without changing this structure, overshoot is inevitable." opendemocracy.net/transformati

great to see @doctorow writing more about co-op/alt models ow.ly/akkY30nhBWR — I think a lot is down to personality differences: people setting up high-finance routes tend to be more 'ruthless' than co-op people.

The social-tech attribute needed is, instead, 'tenacity'?

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