Greetings Kickstarter Folks!
April has been a big month for Jay and I. We are excited about our progress toward the goals we set for the kickstarter campaign. Thus far... Read more
Why the word, "Symbionomics?"
Hi Everyone -
It's been a little while since our last update. We've been busy editing together the interviews we have done so far into a DVD, making the symbionomics... Read more
Jay and I have been working around the clock to develop and pen a viable way for this project to really take off. We are happy to share... Read more
What we've been doing...
Hello awesome Kickstarter people!
Its been a few weeks since the end of the campaign, and we just received the money into our account yesterday, so- hurray! Its real! In... Read more
Back in Portland
Alan here. I am finally back in Portland after a 3.5 week absence. The passing of my father made the last month difficult to say the least. The... Read more
The kickstarter may be nearly over but Symbionomics has just begun!
Lets keep the conversation going-- when you hear about something particularly symbio-tastic, share it with us all! You can... Read more
The Medium is the Message [84% and 52 hours to go!]
I just threw together this video to tell you guys about how we are using the 12 patterns of the new economy in our production process.
84% everyone!!... Read more
Icons for the Twelve Memes
We've outlined 12 patterns (or memes) of the new economy, and are creating simple, memorable icons for each one.
They will help us express new and sometimes abstract ideas. We... Read more
Jerry Michalski on the persistence of open source
Here is another rough cut to give a sense of what's cooking!
Jerry's words about the permanence of information on the web is particularly relevant in light of WikiLeaks.
Only... Read more
Holiday gift card
If you want to give your donation as a gift to someone, you can print out this little card and write them a message. Then just tell us the person's... Read more
Rachel Botsman video excerpt
Below is a rough cut from our interview with Rachel Botsman. Rachel is co-author of the recently released book, "What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption."... Read more
Over the hump!
Hey folks- we're past 50% !!
Its an incredible feeling knowing that 84 people feel so positive about this project that they're willing to put their money behind it.
I... Read more
Digital Flash Mob
Jay here again.
I've been running around New York the last few days meeting with people who are excited about the film and can spread the word about this kickstarter... Read more
Final Push! This week's goal: $2,000
Jay here. Alan has had a family emergency and had to fly across the country, so its just me behind the wheel for the foreseeable future. That means... Read more
A Symbionomics Media Experience
Part of what Jay and I hope to accomplish in the long run with the Symbionomics project is making a feature length film. However, we believe the experience the audience... Read more
Filming in Frisco
We just had a really exciting and successful trip down to San Francisco -- watch the video below for the full story!
Links to stuff mentioned in this video:
The... Read more
Success in Denver
Jay just returned from Denver, where he was invited to an event to support social ventures called Cosi'10. He pitched the Symbionomics Project to the group and we were voted... Read more
Topic #1: New Media
In the hopes of facilitating a vibrant discussion, we are creating a series of videos on each of the topics we are exploring. Here is our first video.
What follows is a written synopsis of the major themes we are exploring with this project. Obviously, this is just a starting point. We are open to these concepts growing... Read more