Plants Learn to Speak, Because Money Talks
An experimental project by Charles Fried, Monique Grimord, and Tom Power
Written by Charles Fried and Monique Grimord
TL;DR: We rig a desktop mint plant to an office-only cryptocurrency so that the value of the currency is tied to the health of the plant. You can give the plant water, or take some leaves for your mint tea. Either action will be logged in the blockchain ledger, and have an effect on the value of the currency. The idea is to make the plant autonomously tied to the micro-economy, with no need for an owner, and to incentivize our collective care and conscious harvesting of it through financial devices.
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