Open Source Money?

This is a thought provoking history on currency, credit and our economic system… from a coder’s perspective…

http://www.boingboing.net/2008/09/23/what-went-wrong.html

One Response to Open Source Money?

  1. bwalle September 23, 2008 at 8:30 pm #

    You could not have picked a more perfect time to introduce (or digg) this concept. Frankly the currencies in use are based on faith and the valuations they provide – they depend on everything from supply and demand, interest rates, economic activities, prosperity (or lack thereof), and purchasing power.

    Now introducing a concept of Open Source Money at a time when the financial system is peering over the ledge is an interesting concept. Open Source tips the balance and away from those with (too much) power to a more egalitarian or utopian society.

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