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  1. 1. Imagine People, Places and Communities : A Vision of the Future Dr. Andrew Wallace PhD BEng(hons) EurIng
  2. 2. Overview
    • People
    • Background
    • Communities
    • Places
    • Living in the future
  3. 3. People
  4. 4. People
    • One persons utopia is anothers dystopia
    • Let people be people
  5. 5. Background
    • EOS a new dawn
      • European Organisation for Sustainability
      • Propose an alternative socioeconomic system
      • Highest standard of living for the longest time possible
      • Science applied to society
    • Technate
  6. 6. Background
    • Why bother?
      • Unsustainable
      • Destruction of the planet
    • Alternative way of doing things
      • Can we?
  7. 7. Background
    • People side
    • Technical side
      • Expert manage
      • Goal orientated
      • Openness (peer review)
      • Framework
      • Localised no nations
      • Money-less no private property
      • Sustainable
      • Technate
      • Holonic
  8. 8. Communities
    • No nations
    • Communities
      • Culture
      • Language
    • Up to 200 in each
    • A sustainable building block
    • Interdependency Reciprocal altruism
  9. 9. Communities
    • Eco-units
      • Own energy production
      • Own food production
      • Own waste management
      • Extra production capacity
  10. 10. Communities
    • Networking
    • Urbanate replacement for cities
      • 10 000 people (about 50 communities)
      • Vertical
      • Inclusive (home, workplaces, recreation)
      • Own legal council Governance
    • Network of Urbanate / confederations
      • No geographical boundaries
  11. 11. Communities
  12. 12. Communities
  13. 13. Communities
    • Governance
      • Direct democracy (recommendation)
      • Legislative council
        • Representatives
      • People vote on all laws passed
      • People can over turn passed laws (given a majority)
  14. 14. Communities
    • People technical side interaction
      • Same people
      • Communities decide what they will accept in their communities
      • The communities provide the specification
      • Overlap - negotiation
  15. 15. Communities
    • Language
      • Multiple languages
    • Common language
      • English?
      • Loglan?
  16. 16. Communities
    • Each having its own characteristic
      • Religions / non-religious
      • Trans-human / primitive
      • Ethnicity
      • Language
  17. 17. Communities
    • Limits
      • People
        • Non-technical issues
      • Basic set of human rights
        • Right to life
        • Right to move else where
        • Right to an education
        • Right to health
      • Tolerance
  18. 18. Communities
    • Trantor
      • Domes
      • Communities
        • Dahl
        • Ery
        • Imperial
        • Mandanov
        • Millimaru
        • Mycogen
        • Nevrask
        • North Damiano
        • Streeling
        • Wye
        • Ziggoreth
  19. 19. Places
    • (Proto-) Technate
  20. 20. Places
    • Building communities
      • Sweden
      • Slovenia
      • Poland
  21. 21. Living in the future
    • A social contract
      • Minimum amount of work
      • Gain benefits
  22. 22. Living in the future
    • Power becomes local to you
    • Your opinion matters more
    • More freedom to live your life the way you want
    • A certain standard of living
      • Food
      • Housing
      • Clothes
      • Education
    • More time to be human