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@sidsthalekar sounds good! Let´s do it :slight_smile:

Hi, im looking for the “perfect” mutual credit system, and i hope Holo will be one of the “perfect” tools to make it work “perfectly”)
Thank u for being there.

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Hi everyone,

I am a long time crypto enthusiast. About 1 year ago I stumbled on Holochain and was blown away. The centralized components within all blockchain projects ultimately lead to congestive constraints. This led me to completely move away from blockchain and towards holochain.

I currently am deeply rooted within a cannabis software startup where we track the growth of the plant from seed to sale. There are certainly many uncertainties in the industry, and no one knows what the killer app or software will be. There is also much room for improvement on the tech side, and I feel that implementing Holochain in some capacity can truly take our project to the next level.

I am happy to be here and to join the conversations with you all :blush:

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Hi, I am Liliana,

I am fan of holochain and so far I have contributed as community builder and I am supporting several startups in the ecosystem.

I wanted to organize meetups/dev trainings since last year, but got sick and had to postpone this. My health allows it now, and I will be co-organizing monthly meetups in Brussels and hopefully also co-organize a conference in about a year.

My passion for DAO’s and decentralized governance started when I was researcher in the area of Smart/Agile Cities (focus on Smart Citizens participation). So, from including citizens in the decisions of a city my work evolved to upgrade our democracy. I had the pleasure to give a TEDx talk about liquid democracy as Ambassador of the foundation Democracy Earth: https://youtu.be/fqR8OQ1u63Q

I also give talks about collective intelligence and human swarming for collective decision making. At the Holochain hackathon in Amsterdam I had the pleasure to pitch the idea of ‘liquid’ proposals and many guys helped: https://github.com/nphias/liquidDemocracy

I wish to find more people to develop that idea into a solid product for coordination of work and to make decisions together :slight_smile:

Cheers,
Liliana.

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Hi everyone,

I’m Max Nachamkin.

Over the past few years, I’ve been in an experiment of creating a new business model (called Light Leadership) that allows for flexible hierarchies, instead of rigid ones, that allow organisms to be dynamic and responsive to the rapidly-changing environment that we now face.

Through years of relational intensity and us all being all in (living together, sharing everything together, some members being in relationship with each other), we navigated a strong relational terrain full of triggers, trauma, attachments, etc, and codified the way we worked together and created distributed decision-making protocols, a scaling infrastructure for organisms, and ways to manage “stuck” energy (ex. difficult employees within a top-down organism) within an ecosystem.

Over the past few years, we’ve developed a legal suite of documents, including a Constitution & Operating Agreement that allows decentralized organizations to be held in a decentralized way through the legal system (currently through the US legal structure). We’ve also created a financial system that allows monies from an organism to be distributed based on someone’s contribution (rather than a top-down hourly wage).

My ‘role’ (we called it ‘perspective lens’) within the organism has been on the tech side of things. We’ve created a supporting app for the financial system called the ‘Mastermind Tool’ that supports coherence building amongst groups, that we use on a weekly basis to give ourselves feedback relationally and to distribute payments amongst our various organisms.

I first heard about Holochain a few years ago from someone in my community while I was building out the first MVP of the app. What struck me most is that it was the most aligned technologically platform philosophically to what we have created, especially around data sovereignty and the way the system works. I’ve been looking for a tech platform to build on that resonates with our approach, and Holochain piqued my interest.

I’ve been to a couple Holochain hackathons (Denver and Austin – I’m currently living in Boulder), and had a great time experimenting with the technology. I’m in the process of scoping out a full version of our App that includes many other features and processes based on our model, and looking forward to seeing if Holochain will be a fit when it comes time to implement.

Looking forward to reading more of these threads and connecting with you all.

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Hi, my name is Anton and I am helping to organise the Holochain community in Slovakia.

I am still learning and slowly trying to wrap my head around all the ideas of the Metacurrency Project and the mechanics and logic of everything Holo. Thanks for this forum and I hope I will be able to meet a lot of you in person !

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Hello! My name is Akira from Manila, Philippines.
I run a software development start-up and I am fascinated by technologies that have the potential to change the world.

Hopefully we could learn and connect so we can come up with impactful solutions and applications.

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Ok, so I will briefly introduce myself here, because I share this interest in facilitating open scholarly communication.

There are so many nice people in this community so I think that is enough for now.

Right now I am initiating a dialogue about using the julia language to boost the holochain services.

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Hey-o. Just wanted to say hi from Oregon. I honestly haven’t been this excited about a technology since ActionScript!

Oh, my names ryan. You can find me @archae0pteryx everywhere fine goods are sold.

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Hi how is everyone? I am from the San Francisco Bay Area and looking forward to getting my Holoport.

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Hi, I’m living in melbourne. we’re going to use Holo as identity manager in our startup. Multiple identities allows us to manage human connections with different level of anonymity.
I’ve known about Holo since 2018. One of my friends told me about the concept and I got Holo is what I’ve been looking for. I met Arthur and the team back in April for the first time. I had a few brief conversations in mattermost. Starting new here…

I know a thing or two about marketing and markets. I’ll be happy to help you with your business/marketing ideas. :grin::+1:t4:
Cheers
Cyrus

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Hi Cyrus, great to see you here! We are having a Meetup tomorrow night (Thursday the 7th) at YBF on William and Bourke, be great if you can make it!

Sure Mike, see you there :wink:

Hi all. Cameron Burgess here from Uncompromise. Long time supporter of the work being done by the Holo team. Lead author of From Billions to Trillions, a concept paper that describes how to mobilise the missing trillions from mainstream capital markets to address the sustainable Development Goals through the cooperative development of distributed legal, financial and digital infrastructure. In it we describe our intention to use Holochain at the core of what we are calling Market Networks toward this end.

The work isn’t conceptual, but actual, with support from the likes of the Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

We are now progressing into the next stage, and would like to start using Holo in our development, beginning with basic digital identity across multiple applications, as shown in the Holochain Identity Manager.

We are working with a number of clients who are preparing to fund our work, which means we are now in the position to begin development in earnest against a number of aligned use cases.

I am NOT an engineer, but a systems designer, and am attempting to get my head around what is necessary to start integrating Holo into our development.

Any support to this end would be appreciated.

PS: we’re currently working with and advising @Mushin from Jala on the wonderful work he’s doing there.

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I think the best way to start into the Holochain developer world would be to join one of the Hackathons (upcoming next week in Barcelona and in early December in New York).

Where are you based?

Thanks @raphisee,

I’m not a developer, but a systems designer, and managing partner at two different organisations that are seeking to leverage Holo in some specific, client-funded use cases. I’d love to have the time to go to a Hackathon, but am specifically looking for answers on how to cost a set of holo driven functions into a number of client-funded open, distributed digital infrastructure projects we are working on. The digital identity manager is at the root of these requirements, and is something we would like to see modified to include any form of entity, although in the first instance that would look like individuals and organisations. I am intending to head to Dortmund next week to connect with Jean Russel and some of the holo developers there. In the meantime, if there’s anyone in the business of consulting on holo projects, I’d love to find out more about what you’re all doing, so that we can find the right connections to pay to work on these projects.

I’m based in the south of France, with partners in Europe, Australia, and North America.

My other company Sphaera would be the contracting party on this project, and one of the requirements we have is migrating data out of our product and into Holo in order to radically increase data mobility. Once we have a proof of concept, we have other data providers who are willing to follow suit.

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I introduced myself briefly a while back in this thread, however I would like to say more.

I first got involved with Ethereum in 2017, after studying renewable energy engineering and working in the sector for a couple of years, and finding out about local electricity trading. I was disenchanted by the pace of change to address climate change and sustainable development, and the barriers preventing addressing these quickly enough. After studying and contributing with Ethereum as an editor and developer for a year and a half with only a generous but inadequate donation from a community member, I had to look for a job. I got a job back in the renewable energy sector in July but due to mistakes about tone in communications and attention to detail I had to leave. When I found about Holochain, Ceptr and the Metacurrency project, not long after I started looking for a job after contributing with Ethereum in February, from a job posting for a Rust developer, these immediately caught my keen interest, and I grew steadily more convinced that Holochain was superior to Ethereum and other blockchains. (You can probably also build blockchains as happs, but for every possible use case there isn’t a good reason to do so).

I’m keen to contribute with Holochain core development, and hopefully get involved long-term. Also, if you’re involved with happs or a Holochain related project, feel free to message me to see how I may be able to help!

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Hi! I’m Georg Granér, a swede still in Sweden, but I have packed my backpack and plan to leave any week now. Where is still an open question and if anyone has suggestions for a Holochain friendly destination in Europe I’m all ears! My CV is hard to explain, but includes 15 years as a cab driver, funding of companies and a PhD in molecular cell biology from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, anyway the plan is to live as a digital nomad for now. I’m still learning about both Rust and Holochain, so don’t expect any hApps from me any time soon!

That said, if anyone thinks that I might be useful don’t hesitate to ask for help. I do know a few things about, for instance, molds; ping @ViktorZaunders :wink:

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Hi @cameron, I would like to understand the details of your requirements. Our team has extensive experience in converting complicated data. I am in Australia, so your morning might be a good time for a skype session. You can find me as “ajkevents”.

Alexander

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Hi everyone!:grinning:

I’m Alina, just joined Dev Empowerment Team at Holochain as a graphic designer and really exited about it :slight_smile: I live in Barcelona and hope to meet some of you here!

Happy to be here and looking forward to interesting conversations
Cheers!

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