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Piracy and the Wild, Wild Web

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An anti-piracy battle is brewing in the United States. On one side, the entertainment and media industry who say piracy is costing them billions of dollars a year. On the other, tech industry giants who argue the legislation as drafted would break the Internet. Who controls the wild, wild web? Does the Internet need to be civilized?

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What Is the Sharing Economy? - InsiderOnline

InsiderOnline is a compilation of publication abstracts, how-to essays, events, news, and analysis from around the conservative movement.
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Envisioning a Bottom-Up Energy Transition: the plan of the Taunton Deane Borough Council

Envisioning a Bottom-Up Energy Transition: the plan of the Taunton Deane Borough Council | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Chief Executive of Taunton Deane Borough Council, in the UK, asked two transitioners, Chrissie Godfrey and Paul Birch, to work with the council on a series of workshops that would enable workers and elected officials to create their vision of the borough in 2026.

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The Future of Work Is 100% Human - Huffington Post

The Future of Work Is 100% Human - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What a brilliant opportunity we have to reinvent the world of work to deliver an abundance of meaningful jobs within an environment that is 100% human....
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Liverpool's creative community gives Fab Lab the thumbs up - Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool's creative community gives Fab Lab the thumbs up - Liverpool John Moores University | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LJMU’s pop up Fab Lab visited the Baltic Creative for a busy afternoon of discovery this week, the first of a series of events designed to demystify and educate people on the latest creative technologies.
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Chomsky: Greece’s Syriza & Spain’s Podemos Face "Savage Response" Taking on Austerity "Class War"

Chomsky: Greece’s Syriza & Spain’s Podemos Face "Savage Response" Taking on Austerity "Class War" | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following its election in January on a pledge to confront the austerity program that’s decimated Greece’s economy, the Syriza government has faced a major pushback from international creditors led by Germany.
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ISIS Supporters Publicly Threaten Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS Supporters Publicly Threaten Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
On Sunday, ISIS supporters posted violent threats against Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and other employees of the service.
BuzzFeed published excerpted translations of the threats:
You started this failed war.
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Why Africa's Booming Cities Need More Autonomy in Urban Planning

Why Africa's Booming Cities Need More Autonomy in Urban Planning | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Skyline construction in Luanda, the capital city of Angola. (Reuters/Mike Hutchings) Bill Freund, an academic and author of The African City, isn't naive. He knows there's pessimism about his area of expertise.
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Integral economics

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Q. What is meant by integral economics?
A. Integral theory is a theory initiated by Ken Wilber, which looks at how the many maps of the human experience integrate into one theory.
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Move Over Shared Economy, Make Way For Timepooling - StreetWise Journal

Move Over Shared Economy, Make Way For Timepooling - StreetWise Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Taking crowdsourcing one step further, people can pool their time together to solve common problems or do tasks.
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Meerkat app shows the potential for live streaming on Twitter

Meerkat app shows the potential for live streaming on Twitter | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Many already use Twitter as a platform to broadcast their lives. Now, Meerkat is trying to take that concept to the next level.
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Are Taxis Safer Than Uber?

Are Taxis Safer Than Uber? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Flickr/Brad Hammonds Another Uber driver arrested for sexual assault. That was one of the headlines when a Boston woman reported her driver "indecently touched her several times" last month, according to the Boston Police Department.
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ANALYSIS: How 3D printing could change the way RR develops products - Flightglobal

ANALYSIS: How 3D printing could change the way RR develops products - Flightglobal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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The Networked Company: Q&A with Sudhanshu Palsule - CKGSB Knowledge

The Networked Company: Q&A with Sudhanshu Palsule - CKGSB Knowledge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sudhanshu Palsule on what it means to be a leader in a world without distance or hierarchy
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High Finance and the Sharing Economy for Brands

High Finance and the Sharing Economy for Brands | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Study: social media is a reflection of the financial markets. The impact of social media and the sharing economy on consumer behavior is key for advertisers
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Will ‘Shapies’ replace Selfies?

Will ‘Shapies’ replace Selfies? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Photo booths are making a comeback, kids and parents (all certainly equipped with smartphones that take much better pictures) line up all in good cheer, gaily running off with low quality photostrips of themselves.
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Noam Chomsky: To Deal with ISIS, U.S. Should Own Up to Chaos of Iraq War & Other Radicalizing Acts

Noam Chomsky: To Deal with ISIS, U.S. Should Own Up to Chaos of Iraq War & Other Radicalizing Acts | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We air the second part of our two-day interview with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author.
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We Need to Relearn That We're a Part of Nature, Not Separate From It - BillMoyers.com

We Need to Relearn That We're a Part of Nature, Not Separate From It - BillMoyers.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the Earth, one that goes beyond science and religion.
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Google Now Offers a Dashboard to Show You the Status of Your Cloud Infrastructure

Google Now Offers a Dashboard to Show You the Status of Your Cloud Infrastructure | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google has launched a Status Dashboard for its very own Google Cloud Platform to assist  users get more insight while managing disruptions and largely, the services on the platform.
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Two Europes exist and it is necessary to position oneself in one or the other | P2P Foundation

Two Europes exist and it is necessary to position oneself in one or the other | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Left-Europe-democratic radicality: this dispositive is becoming increasingly important for defining the defense of working-class interests and for emancipation of the population from poverty. There is a long and dirty tradition of left-sovereigntists that must be ended, just as we must defeat the populist experiences that use national sentiments and transform them into fascist (nationalist, identitarian, isolationist) impulses. Only a europeanist left, deeply transformed by the democratic radicality of the emergent movements against austerity, can construct a democratic Europe.

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The Future Of The Sharing Economy Depends On Trust - Forbes


The sharing economy is growing and growing fast — potentially doubling in the next 12 months. Right now, nearly a quarter of the population of the U.S., the U.K.

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To change society we need to change systems

To change society we need to change systems | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Systems change focuses on the root causes – rather than the symptoms – of social and economic problems. At LankellyChase Foundation it is at the heart of its work, explains programme director Alice Evans. 
‘When the funding ends, the projects ends.
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Geert Lovink and Patrice Riemens: The Bitcoin Experience (part I)

Geert Lovink and Patrice Riemens: The Bitcoin Experience (part I) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
OUR BANKER WHO ART IN CYBERSPACE SATOSHI BE THY NAME THY BITCOIN COME DOLLAR BILLS BE GONE IN OUR POCKETS, AS IT IS ONLINE GIVE US THIS DAY OUR CONFIRMED TRANSACTIONS AND FORGIVE US OUR DOUBLE SPENDING AS WE ALSO HAVE FORGIVEN TRENDON SHAVERS AND...
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Two Europes exist and it is necessary to position oneself in one or the other | P2P Foundation

Two Europes exist and it is necessary to position oneself in one or the other | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Left-Europe-democratic radicality: this dispositive is becoming increasingly important for defining the defense of working-class interests and for emancipation of the population from poverty. There is a long and dirty tradition of left-sovereigntists that must be ended, just as we must defeat the populist experiences that use national sentiments and transform them into fascist (nationalist, identitarian, isolationist) impulses. Only a europeanist left, deeply transformed by the democratic radicality of the emergent movements against austerity, can construct a democratic Europe.

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