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Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars

Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A system being developed in Finland would allow people to subscribe to all kinds of mobility options and pay for everything on their phones
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Autopsy of an Island Currency - P2P Foundation

Autopsy of an Island Currency - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“This book documents and reflects on a long-term Pixelache project called Suomenlinna Money Lab, that tried to create an experimental local currency for the small island of Suomenlinna in Helsinki. It looks at the particular challenges faced by the project, as well as the broader topics of participatory practices and money as a social & material medium through a series of essays. The book is composed of the multiple voices of artist Christian Nold, curator Susanne Jaschko and Nathalie Aubret from Pixelache. 

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How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World

How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Helsinki has always had a top-notch statistics bureau. Now, it's bringing that data online, and making it regional.
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Finland’s Next Laws To Come From Online Proposals By Citizens

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Finland now allows citizens to propose new laws online, and if an initiative gathers enough votes, the government must vote on it!
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Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland's capital hopes an ambitious 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete
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Helsinki's first crowdfunding event sparks new ideas - YLE News

Helsinki's first crowdfunding event sparks new ideas - YLE News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland already has some success stories of creative people and startup firms gathering launch capital directly from the public -- yet there is still little general awareness or clarity around the concept, say organisers of Crwdpuisto.
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How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World

How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Helsinki has always had a top-notch statistics bureau. Now, it's bringing that data online, and making it regional.
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Camp Pixelache 2014: Celebrating the Commons in Finland

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Pixelache Helsinki 2014 will be an international 2-day trans-disciplinary event focusing on the theme of “The Commons”, including bio-, urban culture and knowledge commons topics. Adding a new island to its logbook after Suomenlinna (2011) and Naissaar (2013), Camp Pixelache will take up residence in Vartiosaari, a nature island surrounded by eastern suburbs of Helsinki, during 6-8th June 2014.

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