This paper describes the state of the art for social currencies and cognitive capitalism, which is used to found a new currency based on knowledge. This new currency better reflects the wealth of nations throughout the world, supports more social economic activity and is better adapted to the challenges of digital business ecosystems. The basic premise of the new currency is a knowledge measurement pattern that is formulated as a new alternative social currency. Therefore, it is a first step contributing to the worldwide evolution towards a knowledge society. It is a currency to facilitate the conservation and storage of knowledge, its organization and categorization, but chiefly its transference and exploitation. The proposal turns recommender agents into the new currency. An example is presented to show how recommender agents receive a new use, transforming them into objects of transaction.
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