What if the solution to the great complexity of economic collapse is actually fairly simple – and we don’t find it. What if the new economy is going to happen whether we want it to or not – and we are not prepared? What if the tipping point to the New Economy is already past – and we are not in the game?
Deregulation undermined point-to-point service regardless of market demand, ignoring social objectives of the passengers, having no regard for the final destination of the passengers, and blowing off the “time-value” of their passengers.
Travel technologies and applications are being sold for incredible sums of money. Every airline merger is big news and every geolocation application is huge business. Travel data is a lightening rod for everything from pricing to privacy. Airline Travel is still the most favored mode political disruption – the bad guys don’t even need to get on the plane anymore to disrupt an entire nation.
Nothing Economic can happen until two or more people get together to build something. Social Profit is like a fungible option with a face value. If structured correctly, an option can have a face value equal to the difference between discount and full price.
Social values such as freedom, liberty, family, community, trust, health and welfare are derived from how one is allowed to prioritizes their own time, not how one is able to prioritizes the time of others.
Viewpoints in this riddle differ based on the perceived definition of money and value. Wall Street would say “Yes”, but Main Street would say “No”. In fact this brings into question the order of how we assign value in our world.
Most applications of game theory are controlled from in-house or deployed against a competitive landscape. The Value Game is deployed external to the corporation and in a cooperative landscape where rewards are given to those who organize people around a “highly leveraged product” in valuable ways.
This video is from an extraordinary Seattle Musician named Aaron English. I have known Aaron for several years and follow all of his work. He is always up to something completely interesting. Aaron can say more in 4 minutes that I can say in 100 blog posts.
Social Media has become another casualty of the broken financial system where people fight for artificial scarcity. It is no longer a means to empower and enlighten, it is becoming another means to exploit and oppress.