New Territories - New Currencies

By mdangeard, 10 years 43 weeks ago.

I discussed in a previous post presenting Xavier Comtesse work on the matter how New Territories are emerging as a result of the disconnection between the business layer and geographical limits as defined by nations or other governmental entities.

Related to this trend, it is interesting to see now more and more projects around the concept of virtual currencies.

Computer simulations suggest how religions might emerge

By samrose, 11 years 34 weeks ago.

Via: 3quarksdaily
(thanks mitten!)

Ewen Callaway in New Scientist:

God may work in mysterious ways, but a simple computer program may explain how religion evolved

The Neuroscience of Moral Decision-Making

By gjones, 12 years 21 weeks ago.

I read a post on Mind Hacks today (http://www.mindhacks.com/blog/2007/09/radiolab_on_the_scie.html) that lead me to an episode (http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2006/04/28) of WNYC RadioLab dealing with the psychology and neuroscience of morality. The show is not new, but if you haven't heard it, it's well worth downloading the MP3 for a listen during commute.

The Evolution of Cooperation among Other-Regarding Agents

By gjones, 12 years 21 weeks ago.

Sam Bowles and Herb Gintis have a new review of game theoretic models of cooperation which is to appear in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, to be published next year.

Welcome to the New Cooperation Commons

By JimBenson, 12 years 39 weeks ago.


Cooperation Commons has switched platforms. Plone required too much maintenance and was unable to deal with the spam that a popular web site unfortunately attracts.

Please look around and join the new Cooperation Commons and help us continue!

Jim Benson