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AIC Seminar Series

An Update on the Evolution of Money and the Open Money Project

Jean-François NoubelTheTransitioner[Home Page]

Notice:  hosted by Jack Park

Date:  Tuesday, May 27th 2008 at 12:00pm

Location:  EJ228 (SRI E building)  (Directions)


Context: Collective Intelligence, Wisdom and Consciousness (CIWC) is a new discipline which aim is to observe and understand from an integral perspective what social organizations humanity is producing for itself along its evolutionary journey. The need for wider consciousness and embrace of the world at collective levels leads to the evolutionary emergence of global wisdom driven organizations. This has always been possible at small group level when participants get highly trained, today the development of socialware, the growth of the cultural creatives society everywhere, and the many distributed network flourishing in the the civil society demonstrate that global wisdom driven organizations are possible. The next step that can be anticipated is the multiplication and globalization of community currencies, i.e. currency systems that communities (people, organizations, corporations, regions...) will create for their own market places. Scarce, debt-based and interest-based national tender anymore prove today to be an inadequate tool for a knowledge and wisdom based society.

Content of the meeting: last November 2007, Jean-François Noubel gave an superficial overview of the current monetary context and the vision that is emerging. In this meeting, after a quick reminder of the vision, deeper information will be shared about the state of the art of the open money project itself.

   Bio for Jean-François Noubel ( is an international, independent and not for profit organization that does research and development on collective intelligence, wisdom and consciousness. All of the materials and results it produces are directly offered into the public domain. works on new technologies and methodologies that will improve the governance capacity of humanity and its organizations. The development of a decentralized, democratic global monetary system, driven by civil society, is at the heart of its commitments ( Through its seminars, conferences, publications and media events, supports people and organizations that are pioneers in the evolution of social life.

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