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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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The World's First $9 Computer Coming to Kickstarter | Make: - DevOps Infographics Resource Center

The World's First $9 Computer Coming to Kickstarter | Make: - DevOps Infographics Resource Center | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

MEET CHIP, THE $9 COMPUTER… COOLNESS The board is Open Hardware, runs a flavor of Debian Linux, and boasts a 1Ghz R8 ARM processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of eMMC storage.

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Kickstarter now a Public Benefit Corporation, focusing on the greater good and not just profit - GeekWire

Kickstarter now a Public Benefit Corporation, focusing on the greater good and not just profit - GeekWire | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Photo via Kickstarter homepage In an announcement via the site, crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter stated that it is now a Public Benefit Corporation. What

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Genesis Duo & Uno 3D Printers to Launch on Kickstarter Starting at $249 Next Week

Genesis Duo & Uno 3D Printers to Launch on Kickstarter Starting at $249 Next Week | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Kickstarter has been a tremendous platform for new 3D printer manufacturers to launch their machines on. While we have seen several projects fail because of a lack of sound business strategies, there have been...
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Pebble’s Insane Success Proves That Kickstarter Is Now a Marketing Tool

Pebble’s Insane Success Proves That Kickstarter Is Now a Marketing Tool | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The success of the Pebble Time campaign begs the question: Who is Kickstarter really for?
The post Pebble’s Insane Success Proves That Kickstarter Is Now a Marketing Tool appeared first on WIRED.
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North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg

North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There have been so many incredible stories we have covered over the last year. In fact, as 3DPrint.com turns a year old, the topics which have received the
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Kickstarter-Success Matchstick Launches The Flint Open Source Streaming Platform With New Hardware Partnerships -  Crowdfund Insider

Kickstarter-Success Matchstick Launches The Flint Open Source Streaming Platform With New Hardware Partnerships -  Crowdfund Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Matchstick today announced Flint, the first open software and open hardware video-streaming platform created with Mozilla’s Firefox OS inside. Flint aims t
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What new power looks like

What new power looks like | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We can see the power of distributed, crowd-sourced business models every day — witness Uber, Kickstarter, Airbnb. But veteran online activist Jeremy Heimans asks: When does that kind of "new power" start to work in politics? His surprising answer: Sooner than you think. It’s a bold argument about the future of politics and power; watch and see if you agree.
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Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP

Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In September we wrote an article on the upcoming Kickstarter launch of a 3D printer that promised to print in a range of materials including wood, conductive materials, ceramic, plastics, and various foods. Many of our readers were very curious about the 3D printer, and now you can all get the chance to test it …
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Chinese Web Company Baidu Launches Kickstarter-style Film Service - Latin Post

Chinese Web Company Baidu Launches Kickstarter-style Film Service - Latin Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


The premise is almost identical to that of Kickstarter, GoFundMe and the newest Baifa Youxi in that it allows average citizens to become movie micro-financiers.

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On the Dangers of Backing 3D Printers on Kickstarter | Inside3DP.com

On the Dangers of Backing 3D Printers on Kickstarter | Inside3DP.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The enthusiastic 3D printing public needs to be understand the dangers of backing new 3D printer ventures on crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
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Crypto crowd - The Economist (blog)

Crypto crowd - The Economist (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


TWO words have made the leap from the technology world to become part of the common cultural lexicon in 2014: Kickstarter and Bitcoin.

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Kickstarter: a platform for investment, philanthropy or shopping? - The Guardian

Kickstarter: a platform for investment, philanthropy or shopping? - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


The company's offices, in a former pencil factory in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, make the case that it is first and foremost focused on artistic endeavours.

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Fundraiser: Is Facebook taking on Kickstarter?

Fundraiser: Is Facebook taking on Kickstarter? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Is Facebook planning to give crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter a run for their money?

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Creative Commons Launches Its First-Ever Kickstarter Campaign to Write a Book About Open Business Models

Creative Commons Launches Its First-Ever Kickstarter Campaign to Write a Book About Open Business Models | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At Creative Commons, a lot of the work we do to support the commons is in the background. We write and steward copyright licenses that help fuel the open web.
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How the Technology of the Collaborative Economy All Works Together - Huffington Post

How the Technology of the Collaborative Economy All Works Together - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If you've used Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, oDesk, Kickstarter or Lending Club, you've participated in the Collaborative Economy, ever wondered what's powering it behind the shiny user interface on the app?...
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The Internet Applied To Things And The Third Industrial Revolution - TechCrunch

The Internet Applied To Things And The Third Industrial Revolution - TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Companies like MakerBotTechShop and Kickstarter are playing a large part in fixing the breakdown between historical industrialized employment and manufacturing models, which people still depend on for work, and the more flat and networked world in which we now live.

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Betabook Will Put A Whiteboard In Your Handbag Or Backpack

Betabook Will Put A Whiteboard In Your Handbag Or Backpack | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It may look like a notebook, but the Betabook is something quite different. It’s a portable whiteboard, a rewritable dry erase surface with a book form factor that gives you all the advantages of a whiteboard on the go.
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New delta 3D printer for prosumers on Kickstarter soon

New delta 3D printer for prosumers on Kickstarter soon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New automated delta 3D printer for prosumers and small businesses will launch on Kickstarter in the coming week.
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MixLuv.com's Collaboration Platform To Be KickStarted - All Access Music Group

MixLuv.com's Collaboration Platform To Be KickStarted - All Access Music Group | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

MIXLUV is launching a KICKSTARTER campaign on OCTOBER 7th to rally support for a new venture that will bring social music collaboration to life by offering musicians, songwriters and engineers the chance to meet, collaborate and centrally manage their world of music through the MIXLUV platform. 




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zorena mills's curator insight, August 20, 2016 3:57 PM

A new site that will help any and all artist in collaborating with music. All in all even though there is are social media sites where there is ways to get your music can be heard. Yet there are so many up and coming artist that are never heard of or even are searching for others to work with and build a list to the work the artist has done. The pros are the connection with other artist. The cons are you never know who you will work with until you meet the person. This is about taking chances. 

Joseph Scott's curator insight, October 13, 2016 10:50 PM

This channel goes to show the importance of networking and meeting the right people in the music industry. 

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From Twitter to Kickstarter, Stanford English professor says the digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author

From Twitter to Kickstarter, Stanford English professor says the digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
English Professor Andrea Lunsford says today's writing instruction should teach students how to become better writers for social media and other interactive online environments.
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The Crowdfunded Hardware Ecosystem - TechCrunch

The Crowdfunded Hardware Ecosystem - TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In the past six years crowdfunding has become a popular, if not the most popular, form of financing for hardware startups, potato salad distractions notwithstanding. Over the years we’ve seen a variety of successful crowdfunding campaigns translate early crowd love into great venture capital rounds. We’ve even seen a few, like Oculus VR, manage to use successful campaigns to catalyze massive exits. Crowdfunding has changed the face of hardware investing, giving startups a chance to prove product-market-fit without the massive costs of going into mass production.

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Open Source Hardware and Kickstarter et al | hairy.geek.nz

You’ve designed a great widget or board, and it’s time to get some backers to turn it into a shipping product. Up goes a page on Kickstarter, and the questions and money start rolling in.

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