Book (featured articles)featured articles from our 250+ articles Network Society ‘Technology Stack’ (Infographic): 9 technologies achieve ‘more’ (of 29) Society Growth factors with 1% of the complexity and a 200x productivity jump 3 minute pitch … our concise Wisdom Networks and Network Society summary People-driven Network Society: People organise society and decide Society Growth … the government can focus on governance Our ‘people-driven Network Society’ submission to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) team in the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet … includes departmental recommendations WISDOM.TO : Our new domain name is more memorable! Think wisdom.to/countries and wisdom.to/sectors ‘Society Growth’ is about maximising collective wisdom, prosperity and satisfaction across sectors, countries and the Global Village The ‘School of Life’ (videos): ‘The Perfect Country’, ‘How to improve Capitalism’ and others … social and psychological support for Network Society? Massively scalable ‘blockchainified’ databases (BigchainDB) … next internet phase … only 100 public databases to organise ‘Big Data’ and every ‘thing’ globally Brazillian Wisdom added! BRICS Wisdom crowd creates BRICS objectives and regional integration Blockchain and Wisdom Networks both have global reach and manage society ‘things’ at Zero Marginal Cost … 20+ examples of Blockchain applications in society Bottom-up people movements to democratise societies everywhere … Democracy in Europe Movement (DiEM25) … Rapid wisdom outcomes? Open Government Partnership (OGP): OGP Wisdom applies the ‘Network Society development model’ to achieve OGP country action plans ‘Economic Renaissance not seen in more than a century’ … New Silk Road driving 21st Century prosperity … disrupted? delayed? destroyed? Basic Income (Industrial Economy survival) vs. Minimum Life (Network Society contribution) … growth and purpose from contribution Network Society vision/purpose (Infographic): The ‘meaning of life’ and purpose of society is collective wisdom, prosperity and satisfaction ‘One page plan’ to restore transition, evolution, wisdom, prosperity and peace! ‘Punctuated Reform’ achieves ‘Global Village’ in 2 years The Epocalypse (economic, epoch, apocalypse, collapse): Fear not … Evolution is just forcing an overdue Shift to Network Society What is Wisdom? Wisdom is perfect knowledge and optimal action and can only be achieved by global networks! Only Network Society can possess global wisdom! What is Prosperity? Wisdom Networks consolidate and focus all 8 Forms of Capital underlying prosperity (unlike Industrial Economy fragmentation and centralisation) Humanitarian Wisdom: reconstructing failed states, countries, sectors and societies in months (cold start) or weeks (hot start) 30 Telecommunications companies (or one of them) could transform the lives of 76.1% of the global population in 2 years Giant centralised hierarchies are anomalies of economic history … Zero Marginal Cost enables the emerging ‘Collaborative Commons’ Network Democracy: restoring the balance with real-time, comprehensive citizen participation across government, democracy and industry ‘1 Malaysia’: Economic Transformation, Government Transformation and driving key sectors to raise incomes by 2020 What is Transformation? 4 Purposes of Government ‘Transformation’ departments (theatre, advisory, incremental, metamorphosis). Examples: Australia, Malaysia Is Australia ‘The Lucky Country’ reverting to its Economic Complexity (Third World) peers … real incomes declined 2.3% The Observatory of Economic Complexity visualisation tool upgraded … new data and easier insights into prosperity Four inevitable Shifts deliver 21st century prosperity … but will it take 5 or 50 years to transition? Silk Road Wisdom: The “New Silk Road” is the world’s largest economic and social development project and driver of 21st Century prosperity Estonia seeks 10m virtual immigrants by 2025 to drive economic growth ‘Collaborative Economy Honeycomb’ quickly expands from 6 to 12 industries and other verticals The two factors that drive Network Society to yield 9 times more global human potential Global Wisdom lifts human potential from 2.5% (Industrial Economy) to 23.5% (Network Society) … and ultimately 57.5% Millenium Project ranks “Collective intelligence” #4 of elements required in next global economic system Wisdom Advantage of Nations: 10x open data = 10,000x knowledge = country wisdom = national prosperity Profound seachange … 100 times more addressable data … scalable communities to substitute for conventional production Rethinking Productive Knowledge – break it out of ‘physical’ prison and achieve ‘virtual’ prosperity Productive Knowledge is the pathway to global or country prosperity … and predicts your countries future! ‘Organisation (or Management) Wisdom’ in MIX M-Prize ‘Digital Freedom Challenge’ Life and entire generations are being lost in information? We are missing the opportunity for wisdom and prosperity! Subsistence (information) farming? Combine (wisdom) harvesters could deliver 600 times more! Dubai M-Government must reach and serve citizens … ‘farewell parties’ for reluctant bureaucrats in 1 year … global egov ranking lifts from 99 to 7 in 2 years! Communities as a Service (CaaS) are the next stage of cloud computing, economic development, exports and society Jump over the developing economy ‘middle income’ trap and developed economies by exporting national wisdom 5 drivers of Civilisation 3.0 … the best of times that deliver extreme value to constituents … the worst for those in denial Digital Sixth Sense means digital and physical worlds merge … real-time, right info, right people! 1m ‘wisdom’ subscribers over 2 years creates $1.2b in value Wisdom Networks! Opportunity? What? Why? Where? How? Who will create the ‘International Reserve (crypto)currency’ within two years … more stable, more effective, less risk … how will the US “exorbitant privilege” be shared? Australia’s $1B Electronic Health Record (EHR): The information centralisation Problem and 8 step distributed wisdom Solution ‘Global Wisdom’ in MIX ‘Unlimited Human Potential Challenge’ Clickable tours now available for each Wisdom Community … displays all relevant content on one page for your review Future of Business models … the Old way and the New way … passive customers to empowered people Australian ‘Shift’ quantified by sector! IBM forecasts $42bn difference in shareholder value between “status quo” or “digital” strategies across various sectors Video: The Trouble with Things is that “none of these things talk to one another” and people connect the things … the network should connect the things! Australia launches inquiry into government scope/structure and to identify new technologies, flatter structures and agency consolidation that serve society better Video: How to achieve global wisdom and prosperity in 3 steps in 3 years (explained in 3 minutes) Education: “The current system was designed for a different age … we have to think differently about human capacity” Economist: ‘The internet has not yet produced the productivity miracle’ “Most organizations kidding themselves on social collaboration technology” … The future of enterprise collaboration is social and seamless Content strategists know the future is not about finding information, it is about making sense of it! Society Sustainability achieved by lifting potential output from 18.2% (Information Age) to 57.5% (Network Society) Let’s crowd create Australia 3.0 for $500k in 2 years Prism is a symptom of a “trapped transition” and a government trying to maintain influence lost to austerity and evolution Let’s escape “trapped transition” by implementing “punctuated reform” to move from centralised stagnation to distributed power and prosperity Shell’s two future scenarios: “Mountains” (status quo power locked in, centralised stagnation) or “Oceans” (power is distributed, prosperity) … who chooses the future? Age of Turbulence (animation): old ways crumble … but new ways cannot take flight … opportunities, dangers and enabling the future Survey reveals how people spend time and attention in the Information Age … Wisdom Networks could more than double, triple or quadruple productivity National Wisdom Network (NWN) crowd creates Australia 3.0 and wealth … is the NBN another submarine? Former Greek PM: Global political leadership has failed … we need to drive a return to crowd based democracy Two conflicting TED talks: The end of growth and innovation … exponential growth inevitable … why the different assumptions regarding singularity? TED: Internet miracle probably implemented by next generation We need to syndicate leadership everywhere … pyramidal structures demand too much of too few and not enough of everyone else Singularity could deliver a rapid jump in productivity and growth Australia 3.0 can be enabled by Wisdom Networks. Faster download speeds are not required! Should crowd creating a better world feature among Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) outcomes? The Digital government needs a wisdom platform to satisfy citizen needs, rather than departmental ICT solutions that fail the true mission of government Coders are the wizards of the future … teach your kids how to assemble code and define the Networked Society Telcos will lose $54bn by 2016 due to smartphone messaging, but perfectly positioned to replace it with Wisdom messaging The Internet of Everything: How more relevant and valuable connections will change the world (must watch video introduction!) ‘Internet of Everything’ (IOE) to generate $14.4 trillion in value through 2020 … entrepreneurs and corporates need to move fast! The 6 stages to achieve personal, organisation, industry and global wisdom in the “Internet of Things” Don Tapscott: Knowledge management has failed … you need a collaborative suite to transform the nature of work within the 21st century enterprise Management 3.0 in 2012? Will the technology-business relationship be inverted? Will technology define business? Government wants laws to protect Web 1.0 proprietary hierarchies (SOPA/PIPA) … outlawing the steam engine to protect canals … community wants to protect Web 3.0 Open Networks and Economic Development PWC: Collaborative Digital Enterprise (CDE) business and industry model will emerge as a template for success over next 5 years UN call for revolutionary thinking and action to ensure an economic model for survival… How to make this happen? Every country and innovation ecosystem needs a “Central Brain” to coordinate innovation, collaboration, workflow and valuable outcomes We can trust the “Wisdom of Crowds” to run the world! Let’s transform the world in 365 days Regulated capitalism: replace? more regulation? Web 3.0 tweaks? Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0 and Web 4.0 explained 51% of Global 2000 buying Web 2.0 solutions? Probably not platforms delivering enterprise or industry innovation Beyond terminal US insolvency – bailouts, debt defaults, collapse, receivership committee formed A 10 year world economic depression … demographic and exacerbated We need five online networks to solve the worlds problems by 2012 or we decline into conflict for generations Will stock exchange consolidation just aggregate obsolescence or provide new features and access to the equity market? Regional stock exchanges are deprecated! Companies need to adjust to new features of a global equity market The transition to online networks may take six months or 50 years Information can now be free to make humanity wealthier Technology boom delayed due to an epic battle between economic development and geostrategy The next four stages of online networks – from tools and solutions to new structures and economic development China, Singapore and Dubai – plan, save and invest for the future User generated industries will combine user generated content and infrastructure Hackers shall inherit the earth The potential of collective innovation and open source to reshape our world needs to be demonstrated Online networks may overcome labour shortages and integrate a global pool of talent People aren’t apathetic, they just don’t have an online network to channel their interests The rise of online political networks – individual contribution and mass participation Phase in online networks … phase out intellectual property 2 cores, 4 cores, 16 cores … how about 80 cores to introduce a revolution in computing US insolvency and the decline of the US dollar should hasten the evolution to global markets Moore’s law likely to continue and power entrepreneurial opportunities in a service oriented world Dubai can build unprecedented infrastructure, but will they come? After 70 years of hard work and focussed leadership, the nation of Singapore can retire Buyer and seller settling transactions under the digital tree? Could an online social network deliver a virtual “Silicon valley” to non-US economies? Financial markets are about to enter a transformational phase Will the people asphyxiate on the information superhighway? Will we be forced to travel by canal? Moores Law: Will you be able to run a bank from your laptop in Starbucks on a desert island?