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We need an internet of impact – here is my proposal for a data science construct that can enable it

The Aggregate Confusion Project at MIT has done a great job of analysing why there is a tremendous divergence between different sources of impact data (sustainability data). They conclude that the biggest contributing factor is that different people fundamentally measure … Continue reading

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Mega-trending towards zero – what next?

Three long-term economic trends all point towards zero: 1- official interest rates (5,000 years); 2- dividends from stock markets as a proportion of total returns (70 years); and 3- economic growth rates (2,000 years). What are the potential consequences for … Continue reading

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Triple Entry Bookkeeping & Sumptuous Accounting Principles

Introducing “Triple Entry Bookkeeping” – an accounting methodology that incorporates the non-financial #impact of commercial transactions. It is a way to factor in #externalities, positive or negative, within market prices and asset valuations. It sets out rules for #ProgrammableMoney that … Continue reading

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