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  • Distributed manufacturing

    Distributed manufacturing also known as distributed production, cloud producing, distributed digital manufacturing, and local manufacturing is a form of decentralized manufacturing practiced by enterprises using a network of geographically dispersed manufacturing facilities that are… Read More

  • Commons-based peer production

    Commons-based peer production (CBPP) is a term coined by Harvard Law School professor Yochai Benkler. It describes a model of socio-economic production in which large numbers of people work cooperatively; usually over the Internet.… Read More

  • Creative Commons

    Creative Commons is a set of legal tools, a nonprofit organization, as well as a global network and a movement — all inspired by people’s willingness to share their creativity and knowledge, and enabled… Read More

  • Web3

    In web3, developers don’t usually build and deploy applications that run on a single server or that store their data in a single database (usually hosted on and managed by a single cloud provider).… Read More

  • Tokenomics

    Tokenomics, also known as token economics, is an emerging field concerned with the economic properties of agent-driven systems that use cryptographic tokens that are typically created and managed on blockchain-based distributed ledgers. Key areas… Read More

  • Blockchain

    A blockchain is a distributed ledger with growing lists of records (blocks) that are securely linked together via cryptographic hashes. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp, and transaction… Read More

  • Resource-based economy

    In a resource-based economy (RBE), all physical resources around the globe would be managed in a decentralized but uniform way — the same way that many municipalities currently manage local utilities. The core requirement… Read More

  • Maker Culture

    The maker culture is a contemporary subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture that intersects with hardware-oriented parts of hacker culture and revels in the creation of new devices as well as tinkering… Read More

  • Commons Management

    The commons is the cultural and natural resources accessible to all members of a society, including natural materials such as air, water, and a habitable Earth. These resources are held in common even when… Read More

  • Short Supply Chain

    A broad range of food production-distribution-consumption configurations can be characterised as short food supply chain, such as farmers’ markets, farm shops, collective farmers’ shops, community-supported agriculture and solidarity purchase groups. More generally, a food… Read More

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