There is a beautiful image in the March 12 update SAFE Network Dev Update - March 12, 2020
Nature is hard to replicate. Ecosystems form to provide resilience and the opportunity for life to flourish. We need to set our collective efforts to produce a digital immune system.
I want to put his up as a challenge against the wider crypto currency and safenetwork visions. The former wants to create a new financial services plumbing for the world. I argue this is flawed and while the safenetwork puts forward a perpetual (data first) vision for the new Internet I still think is is not enough.
Do one thing and do it well. There is good reason and logic to providing a new data utility protocol and economic incentive model (safecoin) . From these new foundations, let the creativity and freedom of other (developers) build out the use cases. This might be the way things play out but I think this vision sits too low down the tech stack.
An example to explain. The Luftdaten air quality project was started by CodeforGermany and the hacker/data science community brought it to Aberdeen. A decision was made to separate the tech from the environmental activism. The results is that while new data on air quality flows there is no use of it to change pollution practice on the ground. A digital immune system thinking would fuse together the activism with the tech. That is what will deploy practical real world change.
The real world change priority will also drive different development priorities as real world events would drive the need to deliver. Current events (virus) has encouraged me to bring back this long term narrative. Feedback welcomed.