Seafood.Works

Trust-based solution for the seafood industry built on an Open Technology Ecosystem designed to optimize information exchange between supply-chain, food-safety, environmental and social impact programs.

Seafood.Works (SFW) will be a network of software distributions and DApps developed specifically for the seafood industry. SFW is being developed as a decentralized software system through the collaborative participation of the seafood industry and stakeholders.

SFW - An Open Interoperable Ecosystem

The software ecosystem offers effective strategies and management designed to reduce cost for the seafood industry while increasing its “return” in the form of sustainable and regenerative fisheries, fishers, and the exclusion of product that is mislabeled, over-fished or illegally caught. The system relies on AI-driven, distributed ledger technology that tracks, accounts, informs and supports food safety and product quality advancing the sustainable use and conservation of the oceans supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By analyzing high-quality historical data and real-time goals of the Seafood Commons via the DAI's Seafood.Works ecosystem, it would become possible to discern both qualitative and quantitative information to generate design proposals and strengthen regenerative practices that are easily achievable. In this way, a ledger can reinforce knowledge generation and plug up gaps within the industry.

Tools for a Regenerative Industry

Seafood Works is built to empower leaders in regenerative practices. That it is our pledge to Planet Earth.

Powerful, digital technologies are emerging that can reduce costs across large sectors of the seafood industry, with far-reaching implications for society in the first half of the 21st Century.

Seafood.Works has been designed specifically to meet the operational needs of its stakeholders; to assert adherence to strict standards for product and performance; to protect itself from compromise and fraud with self-governance and reputation management; to aggregate and inform all parties regarding regulation and food security, to provide for its operational finance; and, to lead public awareness, educational outreach, and consumer affirmation.

Trim Tab

"Call me trim tab."


Buckminster Fuller, renowned architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist gave humanity a comprehensive perspective and approach to solving planetary problems and summarized his design goal through the analogy of a "trim tab" (an important nautical and aviation component that helps move the rudder using little force against high pressure) for innovation, leadership and personal empowerment. 

In the February 1972 issue of Playboy, Fuller said, "Something hit me very hard once, thinking about what one little man could do. Think of the Queen Mary—the whole ship goes by and then comes the rudder. And there's a tiny thing at the edge of the rudder called a trim tab.

It's a miniature rudder. Just moving the little trim tab builds a low pressure that pulls the rudder around. Takes almost no effort at all. So I said that the little individual can be a trim tab. Society thinks it's going right by you, that it's left you altogether. But if you're doing dynamic things mentally, the fact is that you can just put your foot out like that and the whole big ship of state is going to go.

Trend Analysis and a Goal Driven Industry

A decentralized systems example of this principle can be applied to trend analysis studies and guild optimized development to help meet optimum objectives.

The following scenario analysis graph from the National Academy of Sciences identifies global fishery prospects under contrasting management regimes. The red line represents business as usual and projects a rapid decline in fish stocks and environmental stability. The blue line represents the potential if managed reform efforts are put in place now, the median time to recovery would be just 10 years and by mid-century, the vast majority (98%) of stocks could be biologically healthy and in a strong position to supply the food and livelihoods on which the world will increasingly rely.

Trend analysis chart - Potential of managed bio-regional development

Clearly,  the world's oceans require a trim tab approach to change course, on all levels in which technology and best practices can be deployed, to avoid today's status quo which is leading to a dead ocean and to find the path to a regenerative state. The Trimtab Impact design filters down core elements to the most actionable items for maximum long-term impact in decentralized collaborative ecosystem development.

By analyzing high-quality historical data and real-time goals of the Seafood Commons via the DAI's FeedBack Layer, it would become possible to discern both qualitative and quantitative information to generate design proposals and strengthen regenerative practices that are easily achievable. In this way, a ledger can reinforce knowledge generation and plug up gaps within the industry.

According to the Global Scenario Group (GSG), an environmental organization that specializes in scenario analysis and forecasting, our world is shifting into the planetary phase of civilization. Proponents state that increasing global interdependence and risks, such as climate change, are binding the world into a unitary socio-ecological system. This unprecedented condition signals a historic shift from the period of modernity, characterized by sovereign states, the perennial growth of population and economies, abundant resources, and disregard for environmental impacts.

Rather than simply looking at the world through the eyes of profit and loss accounting, it is necessary to incorporate environmental impact and social positive (or negative) impact indicators. By using this new approach, environmental and social capital can be taken into account when evaluating the value and health of the commons. When positive impact to the commons are measured and brought into the accounting equation, a solution to the tragedy of the commons emerges.

 

SFW Features

Users will be able to access the IoT to use Big Data and analytics to develop predictive algorithms that can dramatically increase productivity and reduce the marginal cost of producing and delivering a full range of seafood.

Analyse Big Data

Users will be able to access the IoT to use Big Data and analytics to develop predictive algorithms that can dramatically increase productivity and reduce the marginal cost of producing and delivering a full range of seafood.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Google says "Machine Learning is the future," and the future of Machine Learning is going to be very bright.

Open Standards for Marine Sensors

Additional technology partners of the Seafood Commons are establishing transparent supply chain sensor systems to automate and secure the tracking of regenerative approaches on the blockchain.

An Evolving Ecosystem

The Evolution of the IoT into the backbone of the connected world and how it is transforming everything into an Industry 4.0 System of Systems.

SFW Components and DApps

Seafood Works Trace

Beta release Fall 2019

Full-featured Trace System that can be modified to fit exact business demands and workflow requirements.

Food Safety

Beta release Fall 2019

Comprehensive and integrated Food Safety and Quality Management System with all the modules you need to operate an efficient, compliant food manufacturing, processing or importing business. 

ERPS.Fish

Release first quarter 2020

Custom distribution of open source, business management system used by thousands of enterprises worldwide. Software that helps you take full control of your business.

Seafood.Host

Release first quarter 2020
A Gmail-like system designed specifically for the Seafood Industry. Get your This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email account and open the doorway to industry-wide global collaboration.

Decision

In development
Practical approaches designed to instruct and aid decision makers in the utilization of, machine learning, AI, and emotional intelligence skills to improve decision‐making.

AI

In development
Democratized AI Community. Collaboratively building software, information systems, and intelligent networks for Purpose Driven Ledgers. Multi-generational environmental activism and education.

Solutions


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