3 01, 2015

A new year; a new cycle!

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Collaborability, Photos, Standardisation|Tags: , |

Calendars are amongst mankind's most important standardizations. Taken totally for granted by most it allows us to place events on a commonly used and harmonized timeline. As a mechanism of collaboration [...]

26 02, 2014

Wolfram Language introduced by Stephen himself

2015-02-04T08:39:38+00:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: Collaborability, Language, Standardisation|Tags: , , |

Wolfram language, as the engine/lanquage driving WolframAlpha, has become a very powerful coding environment indeed. It is not available yet but the introduction by Stephen Wolfram is mouth watering... I [...]

14 02, 2014

Ripple: The “Ultimate Wallet” at todays standards

2016-11-16T10:46:39+00:00February 14th, 2014|Categories: Electronic Wallet, Next Payments, Payments, Standardisation, Updated posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(Utopia Wallet Part III) (3 minutes reading time) In part II of this miniseries on Electronic Wallets I promised to have a look at the contours of the Ultimate “Electronic [...]

8 07, 2013

Interoperability is to tools as what collaborability is to humans (sort of)

2015-02-04T08:39:40+00:00July 8th, 2013|Categories: Collaborability, Collaboration Mechanisms, Language, Marketplaces, Payments, Standardisation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wikipedia: “Interoperability is the ability of diverse systems and organizations to work together (inter-operate). While the term was initially defined for information technology or systems engineering services to allow for [...]

31 05, 2013

Half-Baked SEPA CSM interoperability: next steps needed

2016-11-16T10:46:44+00:00May 31st, 2013|Categories: Opinion, Payments, Popular, SEPA, Standardisation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

For those who are not initiated in SEPA or in CSM interoperability lets first dissect the title of this post. You can find a short synopsis here on: What is [...]

25 04, 2013

Money as Mechanism for Implicit Collaborability

2016-11-16T10:46:48+00:00April 25th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Bitcoin, Collaborability, Opinion, Payments, Standardisation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

(This is part 6 of a series of posts that will be bundled in apaper on crypto-currencies at Red Planet Dust. See for Part 1) We need to understand our [...]

24 04, 2013

For most companies using “standardization” as a business strategy does not come natural

2016-11-16T10:46:48+00:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Collaboration Mechanisms, Marketplaces, Micro Collaboration, Opinion, Payments, Standardisation, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The relevance, let alone the power of standardization is only understood by a limited degree - if at all - by most companies. Even companies that are totally dependent on [...]

19 04, 2013

Will the SEPA payments network become a distributed network ever?

2016-11-16T10:46:49+00:00April 19th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Opinion, Payments, SEPA, Standardisation, Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday, I attended a conference of EACHA, the European Association of Automatic Clearing Houses (in SEPA parlance CSM’s: Clearing and Settlement Mechanisms) in Berlin. This is a group of payments [...]

17 04, 2013

Money and Payments are Essential Part of Human Collaboration

2016-11-16T10:46:49+00:00April 17th, 2013|Categories: Bitcoin, Collaboration Mechanisms, Micro Collaboration, Next Payments, Opinion, Payments, Standardisation, Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With all the attention to money and payments related topics here at Red Planet Dust lately I feel inclined to explain how this fits in with the theme of this [...]

12 04, 2013

Trust in an Inter-connected World

2016-11-16T10:46:50+00:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Bitcoin, Collaboration Mechanisms, Decision Making, Marketplaces, Micro Collaboration, My take on humans, Next Payments, Opinion, Payments, Popular, Standardisation, Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

(This is part 3 of an article on crypto-currencies at Red Planet Dust. See for Part 1, Part 2) Human collaboration is based on trust. We do not have a [...]