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Mesh network infrastructures, peer-to-peer technologies and crowdsourcing services are paving the way for a social and economic evolution.
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Facebook buying Titan Aerospace for about $60 million: Source

Facebook buying Titan Aerospace for about $60 million: Source | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Facebook will buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for about $60 million, a source familiar with the situation told CNBC on Tuesday.
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Mark Hyman's curator insight, March 9, 3:15 PM

Wow.  It's clear that drones may be a big part of every day life going forward.  How is it going to work?  At what altitude will they fly?  Who manages the drone traffic?  Are we about to see the rise of "Droneports" specifically designed for UAVs?  Are aftermarket parts manufacturers going to start springing up? 

 

Anyone interested in building Drones??  Just sayin'...

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Scottish company Maidsafe claims to have built a Bitcloud-like system (Wired UK)

Scottish company Maidsafe claims to have built a Bitcloud-like system (Wired UK) | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
The theoretical peer-to-peer network project Bitcloud has recently captured media attention. A Scottish company, MaidSafe, claims that it has already built a system that does what Bitcloud is proposing
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Out in the Open: An NSA-Proof Twitter, Built With Code From Bitcoin and BitTorrent | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Out in the Open: An NSA-Proof Twitter, Built With Code From Bitcoin and BitTorrent | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Miguel Freitas has built a more secure and robust alternative to Twitter, making use of code from two other massively successful online projects: bitcoin and BitTorrent.
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What Intel's Edison Means: One Card To Smarten Up Dumb Gadgets And Connect Them All

What Intel's Edison Means: One Card To Smarten Up Dumb Gadgets And Connect Them All | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
And that's just for starters.
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WunderBar Is An Internet Of Things Starter Kit For App Developers | TechCrunch

WunderBar Is An Internet Of Things Starter Kit For App Developers | TechCrunch | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
European startup relayr, founded in January last year and currently based at the StartupBootcamp accelerator, has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for a..
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Bitcloud wants to replace the internet (Wired UK)

Bitcloud wants to replace the internet (Wired UK) | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
"We want to replace YouTube, Dropbox, Facebook, Spotify, ISPs, and more with decentralised apps based on proof of bandwidth."
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2014 is the Year of Decentralized Technology

2014 is the Year of Decentralized Technology | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
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This group just created a address book for the internet of things

This group just created a address book for the internet of things | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
A new company wants to build the equivalent of domain names and the DNS system for the internet of things. It fills a need, but is it the right approach?
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It's Time to Take Mesh Networks Seriously (And Not Just for the Reasons You Think) | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

It's Time to Take Mesh Networks Seriously (And Not Just for the Reasons You Think) | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring that fact. Which is why I believe it’s time to reconsider the potential of mesh networking, and make mesh networks a reality.
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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, January 4, 11:50 AM

Primavera de Filippi explains in this excellent WIRED opinion piece why mesh networking is so important... for us.

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Security Was the Biggest Tech Headline: Webb

Security Was the Biggest Tech Headline: Webb | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it

Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb discusses his top five tech stories of 2013 with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West" (Source: Bloomberg).

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Open Garden is mentioned just after minute 7!

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The Mission to De-Centralize the Internet

The Mission to De-Centralize the Internet | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
In response to fears about diminished privacy, some programmers want to make the Internet more like it used to be.
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Mesh network offers potential for free wireless Internet in Oakland

Mesh network offers potential for free wireless Internet in Oakland | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Sudo Mesh brings volunteers together to bridge the "digital divide"
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White spaces anyone? Google opens its spectrum database to developers

White spaces anyone? Google opens its spectrum database to developers | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
All of those unused frequencies that linger between TV channels, called white spaces, are ripe for the taking, and starting today network builders and device makers can start using them, with a little help from Google.
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21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World

21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it

Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. 


"We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years. View the entire 25-minute video below (it's worth it!) and then check out the 21 innovations below.

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Open Garden at #1!

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Commotion Router v1 Release Notes | Commotion

Commotion Router v1 Release Notes | Commotion | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it

Commotion Wireless has just released v1 of their custom OpenWRT-based firmware for mesh networking.

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Crowdsourcing Suggestions From Cities Across The Globe Shows Intense Enthusiasm For Bike Lanes

Crowdsourcing Suggestions From Cities Across The Globe Shows Intense Enthusiasm For Bike Lanes | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Dear City 3.0 is a digital suggestion box for cities all over the world. In just a few weeks citizens from 350 locales have taken part in a...
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A 3D printed house rises in Amsterdam

A 3D printed house rises in Amsterdam | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
3D printing isn’t just for tiny trinkets. The 3D printed house will be printed on a 20-foot-tall printer and open to the public.
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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, February 8, 9:10 AM

3D printing is part of a technology that can create things from body organs to buildings and all kinds of thing in between. I am fascinated by it.

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Ethereum

Ethereum | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Ethereum is a next-generation cryptocurrency platform that allows you to create any kind of smart contract or decentralized application that you can imagine.
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A VC: My Talk At LeWeb Yesterday

A VC: My Talk At LeWeb Yesterday | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
I'm back in the states this morning and up early (jet lag). The main purpose of my trip was to give a talk at LeWeb, which I did yesterday morning. Loic asked me to talk about the next ten years...
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Fred Wilson on the next ten years for the web: discussing networks, the future of mobile, Bitcoin, data leakage, trust, identity, and more.

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twister | P2P microblogging platform

twister | P2P microblogging platform | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
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Security Was the Biggest Tech Headline: Webb: Video

Security Was the Biggest Tech Headline: Webb: Video | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Stay up to date on the latest business news, stock market data and financial trends. Get personal finance advice from leading experts.
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An Indestructible Wireless Broadband Network for All - Part 1

An Indestructible Wireless Broadband Network for All - Part 1 | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
"An indestructible wireless broadband network that everyone can use," is how Devabhaktuni Srikrishna describes the concept of SocialMesh network. Although the original intent was to aid dissidents ...
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redecentralize.org

An organisation with a mission to make everything decentralized again
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Interviews with the lead developers of various decentralized technologies, including tent.io, Serval Project, and Media Goblin.

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Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream in Typhoon Haiyan Response: Scientific American

Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream in Typhoon Haiyan Response: Scientific American | Mesh Networks | Scoop.it
Relief agencies have tapped online volunteers to map damage in stricken areas of the Philippines
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An interview with Andreas Antonopolous: Bitcoin, Mesh Networks and Decentralization

This is our very first Tech Garden interview! We are pleased to present Andreas Antonopolous and his expertise in many peer-to-peer technologies including Bi...
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