The Martian Republic of Tenjin


In order to think about a long-established social system it may be instructive to imagine recreating the relations of such a system in a new setting. A monetary system is a social system of legal and accounting relationships.


This project presents very simple computational (agent-based) monetary circuit models. The story begins with a government, non-government sectoral economic system of stocks and flows defined by key policy variables and the behaviour of a fixed number of agents.

The chapters that follow weave fiction, a model, economic data and macro level visualisations best viewed in widescreen.

It's a short story. Start at the beginning