Turin-Lyons Railway Line (04:18)
The No TAV organization opposes the high-speed train that would link Italy and France. Inhabitants share concerns about potential modernization. Geneviève Azam labels this as the colonization of our sense of time.
Expediting Quick-paced Deals (10:42)
Servers and algorithms replace physical locations, allowing stocks to turn into the trading of futures, then derivatives, and so on. The use of algorithms magnifies and compresses the process, replacing the human component.
Hyper-localized Currency (12:02)
The localization of economic impact can be seen in Ithaca, NY at a food co-op. Explore the relationship between time and money at a credit union. A director of a business alliance presents the concept of localizing investments.
Climate Change and Crowdsourcing (08:32)
The relationship between growth and climate change presents a challenge that technology alone cannot solve. The Transition Movement facilitates communities' crowd-source solutions by starting locally. A Brooklyn co-op exemplifies this local mentality.
Simple Living (08:26)
The alternative to untenable modern agriculture is permaculture. In India, the Barefoot College removes the complexity of solar power, teaching illiterate students to be solar engineers in six months.
In Ecuador, the principle of living well encompasses the idea of living better through community effort. In the future, economies of the world may change from the bottom up.
Credits: Invisible Revolutions (00:60)
Credits: Invisible Revolutions
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