Public Stack Summit
This post was live blogged. Entries are in reverse chronological order.
Katja, Laura, Todd and myself had a lively conversation about what constitutes a public stack and presented it. Core principles: individual ownership/control and convenience. A main challenge is protecting personhood in the digital age. Personhood is a prerequisite to the social contract. Individual sovereignty is a necessary (but not sufficient) prerequisite for a healthy commons.
Other teams raised points including: keeping values at the core of the stack (see Ethical Design Manifesto), ethics in sourcing and manufacture (see Fairphone).
I’m going to take a little break now so I can participate more directly. Will update if and when I have something interesting to share.
This is how I’m live blogging with Hugo, rsync, and DAT, by the way.
Katja from Nesta introducing herself. Laura and I will be at the FutureFest conference they’re organising in London soon.
Introductions: Purism, Ind.ie, Yoti, Commons Network and others.
We are on a boat so my connectivity may be limited.
We’re being asked to draw each other an ice-breaker.
Public Stack Summit kicking off. The boat is leaving.