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Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens

Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Continuing our series from Open Everything  we have today Professor Peadar Kirby, a resident of Cloughjordan Ecovillage in discussion with Michel Bauwens. If you are interested in other videos from this series see presentations by Peter Couchman , John Restakis and Michel Bauwens . Open Everything t
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The Politics of Open Source | The Journal of Information Technology and Politics Annual Conference | University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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Why we need the internet more today than ever before - Open Democracy

Why we need the internet more today than ever before - Open Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Being able to transmit and receive on so many different levels to such a variety of audiences may be rewiring us for better emotional health.
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The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes (Part 2) - Wired

The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes (Part 2) - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last week I talked about how people are thinking too small when they think about the Internet of Things (See Part 1).
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Uk urged to back 'sharing economy' - Daily Mail

Uk urged to back 'sharing economy' - Daily Mail | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The UK should do more to support "sharing economy" platforms like Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Zipcar, according to a government-commissioned review. The Unlocking...
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Finding Takers for Lonely Leftovers in a Culinary Nook of the Sharing Economy - New York Times

Finding Takers for Lonely Leftovers in a Culinary Nook of the Sharing Economy - New York Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There are roughly 100 sites for sharing food in Germany, where concern about waste has grown in recent years.
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Building Resilience to Climate Change - World Bank and AfDB Partner to ... - AllAfrica.com

Building Resilience to Climate Change - World Bank and AfDB Partner to ... - AllAfrica.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank have completed a seminar on improving the hydrological and meteorological systems in Africa.
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Sharing meals in the sharing economy - CBS News

Sharing meals in the sharing economy - CBS News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Alone for the holidays? This website allows you to enjoy a home-cooked meal with strangers
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▶ Bruce Greenwald: What economics students should be taught - YouTube

12th International Post Keynesian Conference, University of Missouri - Kansas City, September 25, 2014
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Conversations with Green Gurus: The Collective Wisdom of Environmental Movers and Shakers - , Louella Miles

Conversations with Green Gurus: The Collective Wisdom of Environmental Movers and Shakers - , Louella Miles | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The collected wisdom of some of the world's most influential environmental movers and shakers is brought together in this one book. The chosen gurus consists both of “thinkers” – tho...


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ZWC 2014 Keynote Address – Jeremy Rifkin 'Guardedly Optimistic but Not Naive'

ZWC 2014 Keynote Address – Jeremy Rifkin 'Guardedly Optimistic but Not Naive' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

 In his keynote address to Metro Vancouver’s 2014 Zero Waste Conference, Jeremy Rifkin poses the question: will we succumb to the ecological and economic doom we have ourselves created, or will we thrive, having embraced the transformative technological and philosophical opportunities now available? In a videoconference presentation from Spain, Rifkin offers visionary concepts, sobering realities, and ultimately, reasons for optimism. Find out why this author of over 20 books and an advisor to governments and business around the world sees potential in the ‘Internet of Things’ and the ‘Collaborative Commons’ – to precipitate a third revolution in the global marketplace. Whether it’s quantifying the trend towards nearly-zero marginal costs achieved with green energy and 3D printing, the potential of the sharing economy to reduce waste, or describing how our youngest citizens are growing up with a mindset vastly different from the current paradigm, Rifkin’s presentation is a captivating look at a big question: What Happens Next? 


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A Brief History of Google's Android Operating System - IPWatchdog.com

A Brief History of Google's Android Operating System - IPWatchdog.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In October 2003, a group of young computing experts came together to establish a software development company that would go on to revolutionize the cellular mobile phone as we knew it. The product they would create would establish incredible dominance in the field of mobile computing. In the third quarter of 2014, global shipments of Android-based mobile devices reached 268 million, greatly outpacing the rate of sales for iPhones, Android’s closest competitor. By the end of 2014, sales of Android devices this year alone could exceed one billion. During the second quarter of 2014, Android controlled an incredible 84.7 percent market share of the global smartphone industry, well ahead of iPhone, Windows Phone and the BlackBerry. Android has even been dominating in the sphere of tablet computers; about 62 percent of the nearly 195 million tablet computers sold during 2013 were Android devices.

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UK hatches ambitious plan to accelerate its sharing economy | VentureBeat | Business | by Chris O'Brien

UK hatches ambitious plan to accelerate its sharing economy | VentureBeat | Business | by Chris O'Brien | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The UK wants to become one of the world’s major centers for the emerging sharing economy. Today, a review commissioned by the British government delivered a detailed roadmap for making that happen: a 43-page report containing 30 recommendations.
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Tech's Gender Gap Wasn't Always So Bad. Here's How It Got Worse | WIRED

Tech's Gender Gap Wasn't Always So Bad. Here's How It Got Worse | WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The result is a new documentary film called CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, which explores the glaring lack of American female and minority computer science engineers, as well as the many reasons behind this shortage. In the film, Reynolds speaks with coders, computer science teachers, brain specialists, psychologists, top tech executives, and many others across the tech world and beyond, including the newly appointed White House CTO Megan Smith. Reynolds and her team recently wrapped the movie, and it’s slated for release sometime in 2015, after the team raised more than $86,000 on Indiegogo.
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Council’s cross party move to co-operation

Council’s cross party move to co-operation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It has agreed to adopt co-operative values and principles including social partnership, democratic engagement, co-production, enterprise and social economy and maximising social value.
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5 Great Reasons to Celebrate International Buy Nothing Day Instead of Black ... - TIME

5 Great Reasons to Celebrate International Buy Nothing Day Instead of Black ... - TIME | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Why not take a break from buying to question status quo capitalism and consider how we might participate in a more sustainable economy?
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Identity assurance and the sharing economy - ComputerWeekly.com (blog)

Identity assurance and the sharing economy - ComputerWeekly.com (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has released Debbie Wosskow's independent review on the potential of the sharing economy,"Unlocking the sharing economy: an independent review".


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Unlocking the sharing economy UK style - Diginomica

Unlocking the sharing economy UK style - Diginomica | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A sharing economy report to the UK government makes a number of important recommendations. Has it heard the right pulse?
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Jobseekers should join 'sharing economy', government report recommends - The Independent

Jobseekers should join 'sharing economy', government report recommends - The Independent | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
An independent report commissioned by the British Government and led by a startup CEO has recommended that jobseekers should be encouraged to sign up to ‘sharing economy’ startups, among other measures to support the burgeoning industry in the UK.
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The Sharing Economy's Next Horizon: Health Care

The Sharing Economy's Next Horizon: Health Care | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber's flu-shot initiative successfully turned the traditional model for vaccinations upside down.
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A million local economies | Nesta

A million local economies | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Local economies become increasingly self-sufficient and autonomous, drawing demand away from national and international markets. Alternative currency/time bank hybrids become the primary means of exchange within local communities. More people have a stake in local collaborative economy initiatives, thanks to a rise in community-owned assets and increased local employment. Unemployment falls and fewer needs go unmet within local communities.
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Relax rules for Airbnb and other 'sharing economy' firms, says report - The Guardian

Relax rules for Airbnb and other 'sharing economy' firms, says report - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sharing startup CEO calls for more support for accommodation and skill-sharing services, and ‘kitemark’ for responsible companies
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Exploring new business models for digital public service delivery

The more valuable data is to users and developers, the more likely it is that a community will form and more active engagement will follow as more value is derived from the data. One notable example in the UK has been the release and multiple re-use of real-time public travel information,from trains to buses. Public datasets are becoming more widely available in machine-readable formats, often in real-time, directly sourced from live systems, or, if not, exported and refreshed frequently when new data become available. Metadata, such as the information presented, collection method, timeliness, quality and other contextual information is crucial to allowing data consumers to not only understand available data, but to put them to appropriate use.

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Open for Business: 3-D Printer Creates First Object in Space on International Space Station

Open for Business: 3-D Printer Creates First Object in Space on International Space Station | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The International Space Station’s 3-D printer has manufactured the first 3-D printed object in space.
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Like Collaboration And Intelligence In Humans? Thank War - Science 2.0

Like Collaboration And Intelligence In Humans? Thank War - Science 2.0 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In the early days of humanity, survival was a combination of hardiness, keen engineering and intelligence - and nothing spurred on technological progress and vast social changes like the need to work together to kill other people, according to a new paper in Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

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