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THE END OF
OBSOLESCENCE

THE WEB AS GROUND ZERO FOR
THE POST-CONSUMER ECONOMY
by LANE BECKER & THOR MULLER
PREVIEW

I. How We Got Here
II. A New Dynamic
III.Rewiring the System
I.
HOW WE GOT HERE
“
COLLAPSITARIAN
      ”
GOOD NEWS!


Things are getting better
precisely because
Things are getting worse
CRASH!
BOOM!
TOTAL CREDIT MARKET DEBT AS A % OF GDP

                                          350%




UH OH.
DISPOSABLE
                                 CULTURE
•   Companies (sell stuff => hire people)
                            ...
THE
OWNERSHIP
 SOCIETY
 AS SEEN ON TV!
THOSE WHO CREATE VALUE
      THOSE WHO CREATE
     THINGS OF NO VALUE
           Text
        THOSE WHO MOVE
          VAL...
THE GREAT COMPRESSION
VALUE DESTRUCTION AT WORK


   OH SHIT!   {
“Job Losses Hint at Vast
Remaking of U.S. Economy”




       http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/07/business/economy/07jobs.ht...
HITTING
BOTTOM
REBIRTH
MARCO POLO
1254-1325
“BEATUS”
MAP
CATALAN ATLAS
     1375
PTOLEMY
 90-168
RISE OF THE
MERCHANT CLASS
THE AGE OF
EXPLORATION
THE RISE OF DEMOCRACY
MANIFEST DESTINY
ASPIRATIONAL
CONSUMPTION
SPACE RACE
CONSUMERISM
TIME FLIES
LIKE A...
II.
A NEW DYNAMIC
CH-CH-CH-CHANGES
MARCO POLO
      REDUX

• Redefine what is imaginable
• Reshape demand
• New relationship to information
A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT

THE DIAMOND AGE
The Universal Copymachine
Physics + Culture at the heart of the problem
THE BUFFALO CULTURE




Doing More in the Land of Less
USING THE WHOLE
         ANIMAL
THE WHOLE
        CUSTOMER
                   Needs
   Transactions            Ideas

             Emotions        Experti...
6 THEMES OF THE
BUFFALO CULTURE
PURPOSE
INTEGRATED INTO THE LIFE OF TRIBE
HIDDEN
 VALUE
...IN THINGS
    WE USED
 TO DISMISS
A MIGRATORY PATH
GATHERING
OF THE
TRIBES
CONSTRAINTS
BREED INNOVATION
REVERENCE
III.
REWIRING THE
  SYSTEM
MIRACLE OF THE
                COMMONS




http://www.flickr.com/photos/africankelli/3373503544/
THE REPAIR
 CULTURE
FO GNISSELB EHT
NOITAVONNI
 INNOVATION
THE CURSE OF
CUSTOMER COMMUNITIES
      FOR EVERYTHING
AN ECOSYSTEM IS BORN
REPUTATION
  SCALED
COLLECTIVE REP
TIDY TOWNS
THE LOANERSHIP
    SOCIETY
UTILIZE THIS!
SUBSCRIPTION MODELS
     FOR EVERYTHING
PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP
   VS. STEWARDSHIP
VIRTUAL
PRODUCTION
GOODS VS. BETTERS
EFFORTLESS MARKET
       FORMATION
PLATFORMIZATION
   OF THE PLANET
NEW METRICS




WATTZON.ORG
GROSS NATIONAL
HAPPINESS (GNH)
       http://www.flickr.com/photos/maniya/541287799/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrebernardodotcom/2777568621/




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The End of Obsolescence

  1. THE END OF OBSOLESCENCE THE WEB AS GROUND ZERO FOR THE POST-CONSUMER ECONOMY by LANE BECKER & THOR MULLER
  2. PREVIEW I. How We Got Here II. A New Dynamic III.Rewiring the System
  3. I. HOW WE GOT HERE
  4. “ COLLAPSITARIAN ”
  5. GOOD NEWS! Things are getting better precisely because Things are getting worse
  6. CRASH! BOOM!
  7. TOTAL CREDIT MARKET DEBT AS A % OF GDP 350% UH OH.
  8. DISPOSABLE CULTURE • Companies (sell stuff => hire people) SCE NCE • Employees (get paid, benefits) OBSOLE • LAN NED P Buyers (want new and improved) LOCK-IN • Debtors (borrow to afford) • Banks (lend) • China (lend to lenders!) TER • Shareholders (cash in) IS BET BIGGER • Media (promote the system) • Politicians (represent the system) GROWTH IS HOORAY FOR EVERYTHING CONSUMERISM
  9. THE OWNERSHIP SOCIETY AS SEEN ON TV!
  10. THOSE WHO CREATE VALUE THOSE WHO CREATE THINGS OF NO VALUE Text THOSE WHO MOVE VALUE AROUND
  11. THE GREAT COMPRESSION
  12. VALUE DESTRUCTION AT WORK OH SHIT! {
  13. “Job Losses Hint at Vast Remaking of U.S. Economy” http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/07/business/economy/07jobs.html?hp
  14. HITTING BOTTOM
  15. REBIRTH
  16. MARCO POLO 1254-1325
  17. “BEATUS” MAP
  18. CATALAN ATLAS 1375
  19. PTOLEMY 90-168
  20. RISE OF THE MERCHANT CLASS
  21. THE AGE OF EXPLORATION
  22. THE RISE OF DEMOCRACY
  23. MANIFEST DESTINY
  24. ASPIRATIONAL CONSUMPTION
  25. SPACE RACE
  26. CONSUMERISM
  27. TIME FLIES LIKE A...
  28. II. A NEW DYNAMIC
  29. CH-CH-CH-CHANGES
  30. MARCO POLO REDUX • Redefine what is imaginable • Reshape demand • New relationship to information
  31. A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT THE DIAMOND AGE The Universal Copymachine Physics + Culture at the heart of the problem
  32. THE BUFFALO CULTURE Doing More in the Land of Less
  33. USING THE WHOLE ANIMAL
  34. THE WHOLE CUSTOMER Needs Transactions Ideas Emotions Expertise Engagement Quality Social Assurance Network
  35. 6 THEMES OF THE BUFFALO CULTURE
  36. PURPOSE INTEGRATED INTO THE LIFE OF TRIBE
  37. HIDDEN VALUE ...IN THINGS WE USED TO DISMISS
  38. A MIGRATORY PATH
  39. GATHERING OF THE TRIBES
  40. CONSTRAINTS BREED INNOVATION
  41. REVERENCE
  42. III. REWIRING THE SYSTEM
  43. MIRACLE OF THE COMMONS http://www.flickr.com/photos/africankelli/3373503544/
  44. THE REPAIR CULTURE
  45. FO GNISSELB EHT NOITAVONNI INNOVATION THE CURSE OF
  46. CUSTOMER COMMUNITIES FOR EVERYTHING
  47. AN ECOSYSTEM IS BORN
  48. REPUTATION SCALED
  49. COLLECTIVE REP
  50. TIDY TOWNS
  51. THE LOANERSHIP SOCIETY
  52. UTILIZE THIS!
  53. SUBSCRIPTION MODELS FOR EVERYTHING
  54. PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP VS. STEWARDSHIP
  55. VIRTUAL PRODUCTION
  56. GOODS VS. BETTERS
  57. EFFORTLESS MARKET FORMATION
  58. PLATFORMIZATION OF THE PLANET
  59. NEW METRICS WATTZON.ORG
  60. GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS (GNH) http://www.flickr.com/photos/maniya/541287799/
  61. http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrebernardodotcom/2777568621/ STAY IN TOUCH ON TWITTER: @tempo

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