Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A new futures market

On 24 Oct 2015, at 13:17, WLS on APF mailing list wrote:

The Guggenheim Museum has just launched an interactive online futures (as in alternative futures) market.  

Åzone Futures Market turns visitors into investors in our collective future. Based online, Åzone (pronounced “ozone”) takes the form of a marketplace of projections about the future. Anyone can sign up, receive some “cåin (Å)”—the Åzone currency, pronounced like “coin”—and start taking positions on the future lives they want to live. Hugo Liu, founder of the art valuation technology startup ArtAdviser, programmed a custom engine to make it work like a real stock market, where prices are sensitive to investor activity, reflecting overall interest in each “future.”

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