Rainforest Rev: Nobel Prize and Silicon Valley

“The Nobel Prize for Economics was announced this week.  We are reminded of Elinor Ostrom, who won a Nobel Prize for Economics in 2009.  When she won, mainstream economists were stunned, since she was not one of them.  I believe that Ostrom inadvertently discovered the recipe that underlies Silicon Valley. By examining common-pool resources where parties are utilizing finite assets, she discovered that people, given the right conditions, actually collaborate and share limited resources in positive-sum games, rather than fight against each other in zero-sum or negative-sum games.” Read more from our weekly newsletter that came out today!  http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=d2e007daf0f740d16385ca370&id=6f485de90f

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