BRANDER, Gordon, 2022. Redecentralization. Subconscious. post
> Let's reimagine the web with r-selected thinking.
> The theory was popular in the 1970s and 1980s, when it was used as a heuristic device, but lost importance in the early 1990s, when it was criticized by several empirical studies. A life-history paradigm has replaced the r/K selection paradigm, but continues to incorporate its important themes as a subset of life history theory. Some scientists now prefer to use the terms fast versus slow life history as a replacement for, respectively, r versus K reproductive strategy.
So what might an r-selected web look like? One that decouples data, trust, infrastructure, and names? Let’s imagine…