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Architecting Abundance with Digital Tools and Concepts...from my recent talks on contextual abundance models for all.

Architecting Abundance with Digital Tools and Concepts...from my recent talks on contextual abundance models for all.

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  • Awakening the Age ofAbundance Simple Strategies for a Prosperous Planet Ray Podder
  • Abundance?
  • $300,000 ACCESS TO EXTRAVAGANCE FOR ALL? $2,400 $1,000
  • $1BILLION ACCESS TO EXTRAVAGANCE FOR ALL?
  • WORK HARD, GETORGANIZED, GETEDUCATED ANDWORK SMARTER?
  • THIS HARD?200,000,000+CHILDREN MUST WORK JUST TO EAT!
  • $ 1.36/HOUR+BENEFITS UNKNOWN PER WORKER THIS ORGANIZED?
  • THISEDUCATED?74.2% LITERACY YET 68.7% INDIANS LIVE ON LESS THAN $2/DAY
  • THIS SMART?2012 GLOBAL PUBLIC DEBT1-$48,747,641,930,7692012 U.S. Account Balance (What the U.S. Owes the World)2 Each Employed Person in the U.S. owes3 How long it will take us to pay off4-$561,000,022,016 $11,890,000 283 Years!1. As of 5:15 PST 8/31/2012 | Source: Economist.com | 2. Source: Index Mundi 3 & 4. Factoring in per capita income of $47,200, Per capita public debt, 9.7% unemployment and assuming 0% inflation! | Source: Index Mundi
  • HOW’S THAT WORKING OUT?$0.16/day MITA SLIM $4,583,333.33/day
  • We live the reality of our explanations
  • FROM THIS...
  • THIS IS EASYTO PROJECT...
  • THIS NOT30,000 + SO MUCH...OBESITY DEATHS/YR 118, 612 27,476 TONS WASTED TODAY PEOPLE DIED OF HUNGER TODAY Source: worldometers
  • THIS WOULD BE GREAT...25% GLOBAL GDPPROPOSED FOR SPACE COLONIZATION 2012-2030
  • IF WE COULD JUST IGNORE THIS?4 BILLIONSLUMS WORLDWIDE
  • WE KNOW THATOUR PERSONALBAD DECISIONSAFFECTS MORETHAN US. YET... “That looks kick ass!” —FORMER BFF
  • WE’VE BEEN MAKING THEM FOR AS LONG AS WE CAN REMEMBER... WHY?POLITICS SCIENCE ECONOMICS 1700s 1800s ???
  • We think with the ideas we have
  • still explaining our reality with old ideas?
  • We Assume1. Resources are scarce?2. Grab it before it’s gone?3. Everything has a price? Image Courtesy: oildrum.com
  • FOOD WATER ENERGY Source: worldometersFOOD WASTED IN THE U.S.A. ANNUAL WATER CONSUMPTION SOLAR ENERGY FALLING TODAY118, 612 3,310,048 3.2 TRILLION MWhTONS WASTED TODAY BILLION LITERS / YEAR WHEN WE USE 3.7 MWh/D27,476 PEOPLE DIED 813,018,535 PEOPLE 281,224,798 MWhOF HUNGER WORLDWIDE TODAY WITHOUT ANY SAFE DRINKING WATER NON-RENEWABLES USED TODAY102% 4.3% 441 GALLONS = 9 BILLION OF WATER REQUIRED 8X GALLONS OF WATER TO PRODUCE JUST CONTAMINATED FROM 1 POUND OF MASS FRACKING EVERYDAY PRODUCED MEAT 25% IN THE U.S. ALONE!!!
  • IT’S NOT LIKEWE DON’THAVE THETECHNOLOGY...
  • 1884 FIRST WORKING 1904 FREE WIRELESS 1931 ELECTRIC DRUG ELECTRIC CAR ELECTRICITY FREE CURE-ALLGLOBAL ENERGY INFRASTRUCTUREEXPENDITURE ESTIMATED FOR THECURRENT DEMAND OF 14TWh+/YEAR$550 1964 1983 2008 ? SUNLIGHT+WATER = WATER & SOIL FREE SINGLE ELECTRON UNLIMITED ENERGY FOOD GROWERS TRANSFER NANO-GLASSBILLION / YEAR NOW SELF-REPLICATING NOW BIOLOGY INSPIRED NOW DIY WATER POWERED AIR WATER CAPTURE CAR DEVELOPED BY A 16 NANO-MATERIALS FOR ADVANCED YEAR OLD KID... SYSTEMS TO GROW BATTERIES AND DISTRIBUTED FOOD IN THE DESERT DESKTOP MANUFACTURING... AND MORE... Source: IAEA.org
  • IS THIS THE BESTEXPLANATION WECOULD COME UPWITH?
  • WE’VE BEENSOLVING FORSCARCITY FORA WHILE...
  • SOLVING FORAUTOMATION...
  • SOLVING FORINFORMATION...
  • SOLVING FORCONNECTION...
  • Network = Net Worth SOLVING FOR TALENT & IDEAS...
  • SO WHY THIS? Eco Friendly 25% less plastic bottle Image Courtesy: Flickr
  • OR THIS? Image Courtesy: The Atlantic
  • AND THIS? Image Courtesy: Flickr
  • GLORIFYING THIS?
  • WHAT IF WE STOPPED CULTIVATING STEALING &... Image Courtesy: Gettyimages
  • S T A R T E DS H A R I N G I N S T E A D ?
  • WE ARE...
  • Sharing Access
  • SHARING IDEAS
  • SHARING SKILLS
  • SHARING SMARTS
  • SHARING PASSIONS
  • MOVING FROM... Profits to Benefits Source: Shutterstock
  • OLDPRE INTERNET R&D + MANUFACTURING UNIVERSITY + NON PROFIT R&D EXPECTATIONS SUPPLIERS & WORKFORCE INVESTMENT INSTITUTIONS FOR PROFIT CORPORATION Opacity INVESTMENTS Blind spots for each entity Secrets Protect Interests MARKETING Contracts FEEL GOOD & ADVERTISING Mistrust & Manipulation PHILANTHROPY Donations LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN High Margins Unforeseen Risk Mitigators Research Ownership Equals Cost Controls Increasing Overheads per Entity Innovations Products MASS MARKET CONSUMERS DISTRIBUTION Consistency & RETAIL Capital Controls Value Chain Reports Barriers Keep Out Competitors Consistency “Feels” Stable
  • POST INTERNET NEW 3RD PARTY R&D + MANUFACTURING & REALITIES ??? 2-WAY CROWDSOURCED EDUCATION + INNOVATION NON PROFIT R&D Overshooting Capital Requirements to Justify Valuation. Overhyping Exit Opportunity to FREE AGENT maintain Credibility SUPPLIERS & WORKFORCE Cost of Market Valuation MICRO-EQUITY SHAREHOLDERS CROWDFUNDING +INSTITUTIONAL AGILE/MOBILE FOR PROFIT EMERGENCE Value Lost to Long Tail INVESTORS CORPORATION OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Connectivity CONTRACTS Suppliers & Workers are Free Agents Privacy & Patents Opened & Shared SOCIAL MEDIA & BIG DATA Investments + CROWDSOURCED Collaboration is Advantageous EMERGING SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE Donations ENTREPRENEURS + TRADITIONAL PHILANTHROPY HELD TO HIGHER LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN Low Margins ACCOUNTABILITY + Duplication is Increasingly Easier Research DISTRIBUTED RETAIL Ownership Becomes a Liability Low Quality Copies Erode Value Innovations Products NETWORKED CO-CREATOR Disruption CO-INVESTOR Lower Cost for New Entrants CO-PRODUCER Reports CO-PROMOTER Network Value is Capital Agnostic CONNECTED PROSUMER Enforcement is Difficult & Expensive
  • CHANGESBELOW THESURFACE...
  • CHANGESEVERYWHERE
  • “I know that most men—not only those consideredclever, but even those who are very clever and capableof understanding most difficult scientific, mathematical,or philosophic, problems—can seldom discern eventhe simplest and most obvious truth if it be such asobliges them to admit the falsity of conclusions theyhave formed, perhaps with much difficulty—conclusionsof which they are proud, which they have taught to “others, and on which they have built their lives. —Leo Tolstoy Opening to Ch 14. Translation from: What Is Art and Essays on Art (Oxford University Press, 1930, trans. Aylmer Maude)
  • THE REAL SCARCITYImage Courtesy: Wallpapers.us Flickr Mycellium: Image Courtesy:
  • TRUST WE CAN RE-ESTABLISH IT AGAIN...
  • THIS ISJUST THEREACH OFONE!
  • OUR POWER ISBEYOND ROLES...
  • “ “You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makesthe existing model obsolete.- Buckminster Fuller
  • AWAKENING TO ABUNDANCE
  • 1. Selfless Sovereignty Get informed and inspired by others inAccounting for the Next the network to form key purpose questionsMultidimensional value to be expressed and manifested in collaboration)quintuple bottom line 2. Positive Sentiments why Define and communicate your vision withSelf Sovereignty = Empowerment collaborative partners & patrons to co-create directives for action) Contextual Accounting how The conceptual framworks below are not valued uniformly for every interaction we encounter. Instead, they are powerful markers to define 3. Equity & Sustainablity Realize your dream with collaborator individuals the total human scale value in proportion to their impact within a defined context. For example, the dimension of wealth is more important in food what and organizations proceeds from activity using a common framework for action) production, whereas the dimension of beauty is more important in travel services, or the dimension of truth is more important scientific ventures.Wealth Truth Beauty Values PowerActivities that contribute directly Activities that inform the most Activities that attract the Activities that influence the Activities that create theto production and consumption predictable path of action for participation and enjoyment behavior of individuals and choices that influence theof resources.The economic model results. The ideas that explain of the quality of life by its groups within a societal likelihood of manifestinguses reality better than the previously elegance and magnetism context, often geospecific contextually favorablethisdimension accepted, yet incomplete and geneospecific in nature actions in the future.as the primary driver, but explanations in retrospect. Focused on the elegance and simplicity of the things Addressing the unifying Creating power for thoseFocued on productive Focused on the non-physical that resonate intrinsically value for all life. who share versus thoseprosperity for all people. phenomena. with natural flow. who hoard. Wealth units Truth units Beauty units Values units Power units Instances of consumption Instances of predictability Instances of liking & sharing Instances of filtering & vetting Instances of direct influence © GROW 2012. CONFIDENTIAL
  • ““ Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein
  • RECONNECTINGTO REAL MATTERS
  • FRIENDS FREEDOMJOY
  • TRUTH
  • B E A U T Y
  • WONDER
  • EXCITEMENT
  • ADVENTURE
  • KINDNESS
  • INSIGHT
  • WISDOM
  • PEACE
  • LOVE Source: Shutterstock
  • THANK YOU Ray Podder thisisgrow.org raypodder