The creative solution I think will make a huge change in how we use money in the future is the trade system that Panamericana presented in two of his posts: " Trade Rings
The problem with trade is that if you and I want to trade we both need to have something the other one wants and would trade for what we have to offer. This problem can be solved if the trading is done not between two persons as it would be expected but among a ring of persons.
Person A provides Web Design services and needs a Gardening Book. Person B provides Graphic Design services and needs some Web Design services .
But if we introduce a 3rd person...
Person C has a Gardening Book and needs some Graphic Design services.
Person A provides the Web Design services to Person B, Person B provides the Graphic Design services to Person C Person C gives the Gardening Book to person A.
The ring is closed.
If members of a network have a Wish List and a Gift List, and a barter program runs through them finding the possible rings the possibilities that what one wants is not available to be given and the possibilities that what one has is not wished to be gotten are reduced drastically. It can be seen as a synchronic pay-it-forward ring, a pay-it-forward-now ring.
Wish/Gift lists can include products, services, futures(promises), even currencies.
course that if Person A has currency and wants a compass and Person B wants currency and has an extra compass they could just trade directly, that would be more efficient one would think. But how many people have their needs satisfied in the transaction? Only two.
What if: Person A gives the 50 Credits to Person C Person C gives a blender to Person D Person D fixes a lawn mower for Person E Person E gives a water filter to Person F Person F gives 50 Credits to Person B and Person B gives the compass to Person A.
Person A gets the Compass and Person B gets the Currency, but six people have their needs satisfied instead of two.
These trade rings not only make possible trades that would be impossible between two persons, as in the first example, they also allow for trades that are already possible to be arranged in a manner so as to enable other trades that would be impossible even using the ring method, thus maximizing the amount of needs in the community that are satisfied.
rings can be arranged by members, but if a network has hundreds of
members and each member has several items in their wish/gift lists it is impractical for a person to deal with such amount of data. Thanks to computers, that's not a problem, wish/gift lists can be searched by a program for the largest possible ring, making this system scalable to any network size."
" The Quantum Bazaar, A Transactional Routing Engine
A regular computer performs one computation at a time, like say 28 + 28 = 56, a quantum computer performs all possible computations at the same time, in this case lets say all possible 2 digit sums, all ten thousand of them.
A quantum trade routing engine would perform all possible transactions at the same time, it would look for a circular transactional network as long as possible, satisfying as many wishes as possible. Using a database of the wishes and gifts if I tell it I want a Nokia N95 the program can then ask the database: _____ Who has a Nokia N95 in their GiftList? >Group 1(Person A, Person B, Person C) Whats on their WishList? >Items list 1. Who has those items in their GiftList? >Group 2 (Person D, Person E, Person F) Is there any possible transaction routing in which the wishes of one of the members of Group 1 are satisfied by one or more members of Group 2 and in which the wishes of Group 2 are satisfied by one or more items in my GiftList? >Routings Set(Routing 1, Routing 2, Routing 3) Who else has the items in Group 2 WishList? >Group 3 (Person G, Person H, Person I) Is there any possible transaction routing in which the wishes of one of the members of Group 1 are satisfied by one or more members of Group 2, in which the wishes of the involved member(s) of Group 2 are satisfied by one or more items in Group 3 GiftList and in which the wishes of the involved members of Group 3 can be satisfied by one o more of the items in my GiftList? ____ And so on until the answer is no, then you use the longest one of the last routing set. Having the members involved approve the proposed transactional circle, if one or more involved members don't approve, propose the the largest after that one and so on.
This way you make all transactions that can happen now, happen now. An engine like that would outcompete Craigslist and Ebay by far, what would had been a single transaction can end up being a 10 to 100 transactional circle, superempowering the network of persons using it."
What makes this system stand apart is that it not only applies technology to facilitate trade, but the fact that the transactional routing engine allows for exponential improvement in the capital circulation speed.
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