Chapter 1: How to Account for the Future of Work
The problem of unfulfilled technological ideas and ideals, and a critical perspective on the blockchain and DAOs.
Chapter 2: DisCO in a Nutshell
A refresher on DisCO and an update to the DisCO Manifesto focused on the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on labor and economics.
Chapter 3: DisCO in 7 Principles and 11 Values
A new framing of the 7 DisCO principles with practical examples to address previously introduced problems, and an introduction to our pilot projects, the DisCO LABS.
Chapter 4: Take your time, do it right: Commons Governance
A guide to how DisCO governance specifically articulates the principles and values outlined in the prior chapter. Includes infographic illustrations about the DisCO Governance and economic model.
Chapter 5: The DisCO CAT and DisCO-Tech
DisCO’s Community Algorithmic Trust, or CAT, a series of modular software platforms designed to enable people to learn about and build viable DisCOs.
Chapter 6: Care before Code: It’s What Makes DisCOs Different
The personal stuff – how and why the recognition of care work is so crucial for change-makers and DisCOs.
Chapter 7: DisCO Futures: Building Tracks
What needs to happen for DisCOs to grow and flourish across the economy? Policy recommendations towards a future of work with a focus on labor and gender rights, and addressing the digital divide.