In our first episode Dan Singjoy speaks with Tadas Vaitiekunas, a visionary builder who created a wonderful new way for people to cooperate. They discuss Eden+Fractal, an innovative consensus game that empowers communities with profound potential for creative collaboration!
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Dan Singjoy introduces the first episode of Creator Talk and provides a brief overview of Eden+Fractal. You can learn more about Eden+Fractal in this article from Eden Creators. Eureka, Pura Vida!
Welcome to Creator Talk!
I’m thrilled to share the first episode featuring Tadas Vaitiekunas. Tadas is a visionary software developer and consensus builder who created an amazing new way for communities to cooperate!
This new way for people to cooperate is called Eden+Fractal, and I believe it will benefit everyone in the world far more than any of us can imagine. In this conversation we provide an introduction to this elegant consensus process and discuss how it helps communities collaborate. We explore, as Tadas eloquently stated, how Eden+Fractal provides a means for communities know what they think. We talk about how this process provided each of us with revelations, deliberate deeper details, and imagine how this process may help empower many more communities in the future.
There’s so much more to say about this conversation and process, but I will keep it brief here. I’m so grateful for Tadas sharing this with us and am thrilled to help pioneer these innovations with the Eden community. I greatly enjoyed this conversation, learned so much, and am deeply inspired by Tadas’ profound insights. I hope that this conversation will provide similar enjoyment, inspiration, and insights for you!
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Tadas Vaitiekūnas is a software engineer and fractal governance enthusiast designing systems that help people cooperate. Tadas is the creator of Albedo, an innovative system for empowering communities with fractal cooperation!
Albedo provides helpful synergies with Eden+Fractal that Tadas explored in another recent interview with Dan Singjoy and PatNovaJoy. You can learn more about Albedo in this Eden Creators article and the Albedo Pomelo page, where you can explore exciting updates and support Tadas’ work. You can also find more recent updates about Albedo on Twitter Telegram, and his daily updates.
You can meet Tadas and experience Eden+Fractal at Eden Fractal meetings on Wednesdays. Watch the full interview above to hear Tadas’ thoughts about Eden+Fractal shortly after creating the idea. You can learn more about Tadas by following him on Twitter, viewing his Eden profile, and exploring many fascinating articles on his blog!
Eden+Fractal is an innovative consensus game that helps communities cooperate and collaborate for mutual benefit!
This consensus game was proposed by Tadas and adopted by the Eden ƒractal community in October of 2022. In addition to the Creator Talk interview above, you can learn much more about Eden+Fractal in this article from Eden Creators. This article curates the original proposal from Tadas, an overview of benefits, feedback from community members, historic artifacts, original artwork, and many exciting videos that show the beginnings of Eden+Fractal!
6:00 Tadas summarizes Eden+Fractal
9:57 The Long Term Potential of Eden+Fractal
10:16 Revelations for Communities
11:43 History So Far
12:49 Benefits of Eden+Fractal
16:00 Measuring Consensus, Signaling Opinions, and Synergies with Consortium
20:11 Tools for Communities to Learn What They Think
22:16 Thermometers and Barometers
24:10 Inspirations from More Equal Animals
25:15 What The World Needs Most
25:40 Albedo Updates and NovaCrypto Interviews
26:53 Proposals to Individuals, Community Opinions, and Freedom to Opt-Out
32:45 Why do councils only serve for four weeks?
35:11 How much will Eden+Fractal evolve?
36:30 What happens if delegates don’t show up?
39:18 Scaling Eden+Fractal, protecting from overgrowth, and decentralizing over time
46:51 How Eden+Fractal is more fractal than other consensus processes
49:01 Complexity, simplicity, & elegance. Explaining Eden+Fractal to beginners
55:50 Upcoming Interviews, Future Topics, and Gratitude
59:18 Outro Party!
In addition to the media above, you can watch Dan Singjoy introduce Creator Talk in the several other exciting shows!
First, Dan showed the work in progress a few days before the release of Creator talk during the twenty-seventh Eden Fractal weekly meeting:
Moments after releasing Creator Talk, Dan also launched a new show called Fractal Apple and introduced Creator Talk during a musical livestream. TImestamps and more details are coming soon. You can watch the live show here:
In addition to these shows, you can also watch Dan introduce Creator Talk in several other exciting videos in the Creator Talk playlist.
An innovative consensus game that helps communities cooperate and collaborate for mutual benefit. In addition to the episode above, you can learn more about Eden+Fractal here. This article curates the original proposal from Tadas, an overview of benefits, feedback from community members, historic artifacts, original artwork, and many exciting videos that show the beginnings of Eden+Fractal!
An innovative system to empower communities with fractal cooperation. Albedo is created by Tadas and synergizes well with Eden+Fractal. You can learn more about Albedo in this article from Eden Creators. You can learn much more about Albedo from Tadas and support his work on the Albedo Pomelo Page. This is currently the most up to date and comprehensive resource that Tadas has shared about Albedo. Tadas also shared new details about Albedo in a second interview with PatNovaJoy and Dan Singjoy in October and recently started sharing daily updates about his progress with Albedo, which you can read here.
This article documents various consensus processes, tools, and discussions within fractal cooperatives throughout 2022, leading up to the inception of Eden+Fractal. These discussions helped inspire Tadas to create Eden+Fractal.
This article documents the first two proposals approved with the Eden+Fractal process and shows how the Eden community reached consensus to change the time of weekly meetings.
Communities needs consensus processes to measure group opinion, facilitate cooperation, and maximize benefit for all. This article from October 2022 provides an exploration of consensus and a proposal to use Eden+Fractal with Consortium.
A community that helps people cooperate ƒractally with EOS and is pioneering Eden+Fractal. You can learn more about Eden ƒractal at EdenFractal.com, exploring in this draft article, and joining weekly events!