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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Bringing the Platform Co-op "Rebel Cities" Together: An Interview with Trebor Scholz

Bringing the Platform Co-op "Rebel Cities" Together: An Interview with Trebor Scholz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Trebor Scholz, Associate Professor for Culture & Media at the New School and author of the book Uber-Worked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy (Polity, 2016). He is currently touring European cities to talk about platform cooperativism.  Platform cooperativism, as he puts it, is "a way of joining the peer-to-peer and co-op movements with online labor markets while insisting on communal ownership and democratic governance." I talked to him about this young movement, its rise, and the steps ahead.
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Student run 3D Printing Repair Cafe opens at TU Berlin

Student run 3D Printing Repair Cafe opens at TU Berlin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Students from the Technical University of Berlin (TU) have recently opened the first 3D Printing Repair Cafe, a space which will offer students and non students a space for creative innovation and access to 3D printing technologies.
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Berlin’s sharing economy: a glimpse of the future?

Berlin’s sharing economy: a glimpse of the future? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Public fridges with free food, community-supported agriculture, borrowing shops and knowledge-sharing: the German capital is at the forefront of a whole new system of trade
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One Hundred Million Buys Much More in Berlin Than Silicon Valley

One Hundred Million Buys Much More in Berlin Than Silicon Valley | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For years, the venture capital industry has lavished money on Silicon Valley and Asia. Now, Europe is getting some love.
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GETD#3 Summit & Hackathon Berlin | GET-D

GETD#3 Summit & Hackathon Berlin | GET-D | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We are happy to announce the third GETDecentralized Summit and Hackathon, that will happen again in Berlin on 10 & 11 October 2015!

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Post-Humanist Billboards are Glimpse into Berlin's Future - PSFK (blog)

Post-Humanist Billboards are Glimpse into Berlin's Future - PSFK (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a multi-city exhibition named Open Source, Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija has partnered with Galerie Max Hetzler to create "Do We Dream Under the Same Sky."
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Alternative economy: the rise of social innovation in Berlin

Alternative economy: the rise of social innovation in Berlin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The German capital is fast gaining a reputation as a creative hub for sustainable and social businesses, making the most of cheap working spaces
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Suhit Anantula's curator insight, June 15, 2015 4:15 PM

Fundamentally, this is what comes down to. Is this a business or its not? The social aspect is important and that is part of the value creation of the business. How do you sustain that business? If there is value creation then there should be funding and scaling.

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Labour, life and love: Marxist feminists join the dots - Open Democracy

Labour, life and love: Marxist feminists join the dots - Open Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Last weekend two generations of international feminists met at a conference in Berlin designed to prompt fresh thinking on Marxist feminist theory and inspire the renewal of a socialist feminist movement.

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Fab Lab Berlin Walkthrough

TURNING IDEAS INTO PRODUCTS We are an open Digital Fabrication Studio. We want to become Berlin's central maker hub by providing an interface between Makers, Companies, Universities and ...
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Ubiquitous Commons: the slides from the workshop at Transmediale Festival in Berlin

Ubiquitous Commons: the slides from the workshop at Transmediale Festival in Berlin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Just back from the Ubiquitous Commons workshop at transmediale Festival in Berlin. Here are the slides from the workshop, with a framing of the concept of Ubiquitous Commons, a series of examples a...
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Movement of the Day: the r0g_agency | P2P Foundation

Movement of the Day: the r0g_agency | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“r0g_agency is a Berlin-based collaborative enterprise for open culture and critical transformation initiated in 2012 and founded as a non-profit company in September 2013 by Stephen Kovats and Susanne Bellinghausen, along with a small group of open culture specialists active in locations worldwide.
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camp - Open State

camp - Open State | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Some say that the collapse of our ecological and societal systems is already inevitable. But many people and projects have already started to build the future we need. Open State will be a piece that is missing until now – a catalyst to help those shining lights break through into mainstream.

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SymGen.us The sharing economy is thriving in Berlin's “borrowing ...

SymGen.us The sharing economy is thriving in Berlin's “borrowing ... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
And to call it a success would be an understatement. More than 400 Berliners have joined Leila, donating and borrowing everything from electric drills to board.
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Shelter for gay refugees opens in Berlin - World News

Shelter for gay refugees opens in Berlin - World News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Shelter for gay refugees opens in Berlin - posted in World News: Shelter for gay refugees opens in Berlin
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BERLIN, GERMANY -- A gay rights group in Germany is opening a new home in Berlin on Tuesday for homosexual...

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Berlin’s sharing economy: a glimpse of the future?

Berlin’s sharing economy: a glimpse of the future? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Public fridges with free food, community-supported agriculture, borrowing shops and knowledge-sharing: the German capital is at the forefront of a whole new system of trade

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Towards New Urban Mobility

LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
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New Statue in Germany Illustrates Just How Much the Rest of the World Opposes the U.S. Police State

New Statue in Germany Illustrates Just How Much the Rest of the World Opposes the U.S. Police State | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Life-size bronze statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning were unveiled in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz Square as an homage to their bravery and the courage of whistleblowers worldwide.
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Tourism Troubles: Berlin Cracks Down on Vacation Rentals - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Tourism Troubles: Berlin Cracks Down on Vacation Rentals - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last year, Berlin passed a law banning unregistered vacation rentals in the city because of a shortage of residential housing. A sharp increase in tourism and the popularity of renting private apartments is exacerbating a serious problem.
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3DPS: The FabLab Berlin and their i3 Berlin 3D printer!

From the 3D Printshow Berlin 2015 FabLab Berlin fablab-berlin.org/en/ i3 Berlin laydrop.com Made possible by All3DP.com ~~~ Support me by shopping on eBay through these affiliate links:...
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Behind the Scenes at the Berlin Big Data Center

Behind the Scenes at the Berlin Big Data Center | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When we think of “governments” and “data”, the associated thoughts that spring to mind aren’t often positive. But we’ve seen government-backed and -funded initiatives around the globe which aim to harness data science for positive growth and change.
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Cohousing: The real sharing economy at its best, and a great example in Berlin - Treehugger

Cohousing: The real sharing economy at its best, and a great example in Berlin - Treehugger | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This is a housing form that we should be building a lot more of.
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Arts meet Data: at transmediale in Berlin for a workshop on the Ubiquitous Commons and an installation on Data and Privacy

Arts meet Data: at transmediale in Berlin for a workshop on the Ubiquitous Commons and an installation on Data and Privacy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Join us at the transmediale festival in Berlin from Jan. 28th to Feb. 1st, in Berlin, at the HKW to experience Stakhanov and a workshop on the Ubiquitous Commons. In the Ubiquitous Commons workshop...
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▶ Lab for CITY: Berlin teaser - YouTube

The Lab for CITY Berlin draws open data pioneers and civic innovators, and connects fields of sustainable city development in a open and intimate setting. Our aim is to exchange first-hand pioneers experience in applying new urban technologies and to increase awareness about the emerging civic tech landscape. Check: www.labforcity.org for more information & watch us online on November 21 at 10am (CET).
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GET.D.zentralized Berlin Summit & Hackaton

GET.D.zentralized Berlin Summit & Hackaton | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This African proverb implies that it takes a whole community to create and develop a collaborative network that really helps us to get ahead. It is an universally acknowledged truth that holds true until today. 

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