[Re]construction set for a global village
One of my 17 key elements of a scalable adaptive world is a “Civilization”-style sport, where individuals and teams compete to produce a significant piece of technology from its predecessors as quickly and robustly as they can. Over time, this work would build up cultural expertise in how to develop all manner of tools and tech from a variety of starting points.
The Open Source Ecology movement has been discussing some relevant ideas, including that of a ‘Global Village Construction Set’ — a set of 40 basic tools with which one can [re]create a global village from scratch, with low energy requirements and open plans. The openfarmtech blog posts conversations with, for instance, “individuals who [build] steam and gasoline engines for fun”.
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