Archive for category: Prototype

It’s all a bit loopy!

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October 1, 2014

Design, Prototype, Research

It’s all a bit loopy!

No not us, the work we have completed, published, tested and now releasing. Get to grips with inter-trading and check out the loop demonstration tool. The loops help citizens better understand how money flows through the local economy.

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BARTER goes Open Source

BARTER goes Open Source

We have finally hit that stage in the project where we are starting to release the project code to the open source community. You can find all code on the Mobile Radicals GitHub page. We are slowly adding new commits each week leading up to the conclusion of the research […]

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First paper for BARTER accepted

First paper for BARTER accepted

Today our first paper (Designing a mobile service as a facilitator for capturing local trade data) for the BARTER project was accepted into the proceedings of Academic MindTrek2013, October 1-4, 2013, Tampere, FINLAND. We will be presenting the paper during the conference. Authors: Paul Coulton Adrian Gradinar Mark Lochrie Jon Whittle […]

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The BARTER research project

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July 20, 2013

Android, Aplha, Design, Mobile, Prototype

The BARTER research project

The BARTER research project aims to use mobile and ubiquitous computing to raise the understanding of how fiscal localism can produce new complementary economic models to build a more sustainable society. Background Part of the Government’s package of measures to combat the current ongoing economic crisis is to promote growth […]

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Introducing BARTER

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June 21, 2013

Local Trade, Prototype

Introducing BARTER

BARTER has spun out of a Catalyst launch pad called Local Trade: local wealth or can we all profit from being good? Local Trade is one of two Catalyst launch pads and aims to create a loyalty trading system which records trades and tracks the trading patterns within the system to […]

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