Christopher Allan Webber at 2017-10-05T19:51:28Z

Whitepaper I'm drafting with Mark S. Miller (!!!) on building a capabilities system on top of Linked Data Signatures

Also HOLY SHIT MARK S. MILLER OFFERED TO BE CO-AUTHOR ON A WHITEPAPER WITH ME OMG

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* shamefully looks up who this miller person is *

> Project Xanadu

> invented Miller columns [which apparently is the tree visualization with one column per hierarchical level that is now used in every file system browser everywhere]

OMG man that is epic.

Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) at 2017-10-06T01:42:24Z

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> This paper examines markets as a model for computation and proposes a framework--agoric systems--for applying the power of market mechanisms to the software domain.

> Algorithms that manage processor time and storage in ways that enable both conventional computation and market-based decision making will be useful in establishing agoric systems: they lie at the boundary between design and evolution. Algorithms are described in detail.

> This comparison suggests that a form of ecosystem here termed a direct market (as opposed to the indirect market of human society) is a promising basis for computational ecosystems.


In 1988. Very cool.

Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) at 2017-10-06T03:11:15Z

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