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I am passionate about:
Using property ownership and work agreements to build a GNU society owned and operated by the people who need the results.
A little known fact about me is:
I like to simplify the solutions we use to find more direct alternatives.
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Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Software Engineer and Social Strategist
Product Futures Foundation
"Peace through abundance by holding property For Product."
I grew up farming the Idaho desert then worked as a cook and in construction before getting serious about coding.
I began wondering why business and government fail to deliver basic needs while remaining the only viable solutions.
After years of pondering the social implications of the GNU GPL, I found Henry George's LVT and noticed a direct correlation in purpose.
I finally realized we can use property ownership to "pre-allocate" goods; and use work commitments to "pre-schedule" services, and so align economy with ecology and avoid the usual flow of profit and rent.