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Bloom Network Development Blog

Bloom Network Development Blog

Hello there. I'm Magenta, and I'm working on some prototypes for Bloom Network's next website. We've reached a point as a collective where we need more app-like functionality with our site, to encourage peer-to-peer resource sharing among Bloom members and the public...

Crypto Training – Bloom Diamante

Crypto Training – Bloom Diamante

Diamante Bridge Collective - Crypto Training Diamante Bloom in Costa Rica hosted a training on December 4, 2020, to teach their community how to use digital wallets, exchange crypto, and about basic tokenomics. The workshop happened at Diamante Luz. The desired...

Web3 Training, Sunday Dec 13

Web3 Training, Sunday Dec 13

When: Sunday, December 13 2020, 5-6pm Eastern US Time Where: Bloom Network's Discord, in the Video Chat channel: https://discord.gg/AmgxJuQkas (Discord is a chat program built by/for gaming communities.)What: Learn how to use Ethereum and cryptocurrency, by donating...

Bloom Network Governance Whitepaper

Bloom Network Governance Whitepaper

Bloom Network's governance whitepaper summarizes ten years of R&D across eleven countries.  Throughout, we describe social and technical practices we have found effective for bioregional governance and rebalancing unjust power dynamics of today’s centralized...

Dancing to DisCO!

Dancing to DisCO!

Future Economies II - October 2020 Focus Community Call LINK to raw transcript - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RedQsPEqZLGh9AzbWf7pfhB-J5hihFvDaIuHqTrNQTY/edit?usp=sharing  VIDEO of this call SUMMARY KEYWORDS: DisCO(s), cooperative, people, commons, work...

Educar+ Education, Culture and Social Currency in Brazil

Educar+ Education, Culture and Social Currency in Brazil

by Flávia Gonçalves Macêdo reposted from Bloom's member forumDear all, I would like to ask a little space and support to share two projects I am involved in and really proud of and also to share a bit of my story. I am Flávia, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I am the...

Introduction to the Decentralized Web – May 2020 Theme Call

Introduction to the Decentralized Web – May 2020 Theme Call

Featured guests for this call were Christina Bowen, co-founder of Digital Life Collective, and John Light, Head of Governance at Aragon. Recording of Intro to DWeb - May 2020 Theme Call is here. Farmers, artists, and activists often ask Bloom Network about how to get...

Aragon tutorial: Creating a multistakeholder organization

Aragon tutorial: Creating a multistakeholder organization

Aragon is a powerful tool for creating digital organizations. The flexibility provided by the underlying aragonOS smart contract system means that nearly any organization model or governance rules that can be conceived of can be implemented in code and built into an...

Governing with Aragon

Governing with Aragon

A lack of frameworks for coordinating across national borders. Struggles for resources between departments. Money missing from the cash box. These are issues faced by all types of organizations, from startups and grassroots community groups to multinational companies...

Future Economies – April 2020 Community Call

Future Economies – April 2020 Community Call

A hot topic at this moment, Bloom Network’s Community Call about Future Economies was well attended this month. With guests, Shavaun Evans from New Economics Coalition, Nathan Schneider from Media Enterprise Design Lab (Colorado), and Manuel Maqueda from KUMU Labs it...

Open Mesh Platforms

Open Mesh Platforms

An Introduction to the Decentralized Web for Regenerative Projectspresented by Bloom Network 2020-2021 All educational calls take place the first Monday of each month @ 12pm Pacific. Additionally, there are now a few working groups hacking on a few key pieces of...

Finance Innovation Relevant to the Regenerative Space

Finance Innovation Relevant to the Regenerative Space

cover image - grow by iconix user from the Noun Project After ten years of volunteer research and development across the world in local grassroots community networks, Bloom Network is looking for start up capital for the first time, to set up a distributed...

Regenerative Movements

List in progress! Is there a movement you’d like to see listed here? Contact us here. Our intention with Bloom Network is not to circumscribe people into one movement or into our “brand”, but to help people find regenerative spectrum activities and groups they can...

Regenerative Culture Examples

TLDR; It’s about nurturing and creativity, + circular systems that build life, as opposed to extractive ones that create sickness and inequality. Holistic Regenerative workplace – a sketch, please add to it if you think of thingsBuckminster Fuller Institute – the...

Community Land Trusts

Community land trusts are a solution for equitable, sustainable rent and home ownership, and neighborhood stability. “There are numerous variations on the community land trust model, but in the basic framework a nonprofit obtains land, removes it from the market and...

Bloom Network Seeking Board Members

Bloom Network Seeking Board Members

Exciting news! Bloom Network is looking for new board members as we emerge from design phase to implementation. Is this you? Let us know! Joining the Bloom Network nonprofit board is an exciting opportunity to: Influence the direction of the emerging regenerative...

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