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 ==== Sci-fi Economics Lab ==== ==== Sci-fi Economics Lab ====
  
-https://​scifieconomicslab.net/ ​+some notes from the "scifi economics lab" ​https://​scifieconomicslab.net/ ​
  
 introductions introductions
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-Cory Doctorow+**Cory Doctorow**
  
-  ​Peak indifference https://​locusmag.com/​2016/​07/​cory-doctorow-peak-indifference/​  +  ​Peak indifference https://​locusmag.com/​2016/​07/​cory-doctorow-peak-indifference/​  
-    ​navigating shifts from '​denialism'​ to '​nihilism'​ as an activist +    ​navigating shifts from '​denialism'​ to '​nihilism'​ as an activist 
-    ​from awareness of issues, to awareness of possibilities +    ​from awareness of issues, to awareness of possibilities 
-  ​democratic shifts in ownership of digital infrastrucutre,​ digital feudualism -> cooperatives(?​) +  ​democratic shifts in ownership of digital infrastrucutre,​ digital feudualism -> cooperatives(?​) 
-    ​democratically owned means of production AND methods of allocation (e.g. uber as coop) +    ​democratically owned means of production AND methods of allocation (e.g. uber as coop) 
-  ​monopoly & oligarchic concentration -> eg. [[https://​locusmag.com/​2019/​05/​cory-doctorow-steering-with-the-windshield-wipers/​][Luxottica]] ​+  ​monopoly & oligarchic concentration -> eg. [[https://​locusmag.com/​2019/​05/​cory-doctorow-steering-with-the-windshield-wipers/​][Luxottica]] ​
  
-Tom Bauler ​+**Tom Bauler** 
  
-  ​macroeconomic indicators beyond GDP +  ​macroeconomic indicators beyond GDP 
-  ​[[https://​www.newyorker.com/​news/​john-cassidy/​the-reinhart-and-rogoff-controversy-a-summing-up][The Reinhart and Rogoff Controversy:​ A Summing Up]]  (re. public debt rates, human error & replication) +  ​[[https://​www.newyorker.com/​news/​john-cassidy/​the-reinhart-and-rogoff-controversy-a-summing-up][The Reinhart and Rogoff Controversy:​ A Summing Up]]  (re. public debt rates, human error & replication) 
-  ​https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ecological_economics  +  ​https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ecological_economics  
-  ​focus on '​resources'​ is relatively recent in economics (circa ~1970) after long absence +  ​focus on '​resources'​ is relatively recent in economics (circa ~1970) after long absence 
-  ​principles of ecological economics  +  ​principles of ecological economics  
-    ​list?+    ​list?
  
-  ​in creating alternatives,​ focus on what to replciate in existing sytems, as well as what needs to be removed/​eliminated ​+  ​in creating alternatives,​ focus on what to replciate in existing sytems, as well as what needs to be removed/​eliminated ​
  
-  - various refs +**various refs/​further** ​ 
-    ​comment from M. Bauwens, re chang-mai ​-> "hard to find ppl who want to work for money"​ +    ​comment from M. Bauwens, re Chiang Mai -> "hard to find ppl who want to work for money"​ 
-    ​"​changemakers"​ (via rob v.k) -> https://​www.changemakers.com/​ +    ​"​changemakers"​ (via rob) -> https://​www.changemakers.com/​ 
-    ​capital poor / labour rich -> transitions in commons +    ​capital poor / labour rich -> transitions in commons ​(ref. Ostrom) 
-    ​pluralism, anit-monopoly,​ anti-oligarchy +    ​pluralism, anit-monopoly,​ anti-oligarchy 
-    ​parallels with emergence of '​ecology'​ as way of unifying concerns around existing issues, previously seen as disparate (e.g.  land conservation,​ species, clean air, etc)  +    ​parallels with emergence of '​ecology'​ as way of unifying concerns around existing issues, previously seen as disparate (e.g.  land conservation,​ species, clean air, etc)  
-    ​is there a current set of concerns (re. concentration,​ ologarchy, monoploies, etc) that can be unified with ecology, complexity, etc? (e.g. climate change & concentration of pro-wrestling leagues?)+    ​is there a current set of concerns (re. concentration,​ ologarchy, monoploies, etc) that can be unified with ecology, complexity, etc? (e.g. climate change & concentration of pro-wrestling leagues?)