Inspired review of the community-empowering tools and philosophies emerging from networked communication technologies.
The competitive society and industrial production have produced mediocrity. Today, the big news is that mediocrity is obsolete. The radical, systemic crisis regarding capital and, ultimately, money is today based on this cultural substratum. Money has become absurdly limited, unavailable and unable to model the exchanges that serve to give way to a new mode of radically inclusive and more equitable cooperative production.
The fundamental moment in which design becomes a political tool has arrived. We can call it P2P culture or a peer production movement, or open-P2P-design. Whatever we choose to call it, we must become aware that something fundamental is happening, and the much hoped-for third industrial revolution is also destined to be a social and cultural revolution.