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Raspberry Pi - Everything you always wanted to know about it but never knew where to look

Raspberry Pi - Everything you always wanted to know about it but never knew where to look | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Raspberry Pi is an open source general purpose computer about the size of a credit card that runs Linux and has great graphic and networking capabilities … all for 35 dollars or less. A simpler version costs 25 $. There are many things Raspberry Pi or Raspi, as it’s also called, doesn’t have like – for now – a case, or an automatically updating real-time clock, or a power supply, or, or.

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Defining The Sharing Economy: What Is Collaborative Consumption--And What Isn't?

Defining The Sharing Economy: What Is Collaborative Consumption--And What Isn't? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Are Airbnb, Zipcar, Etsy, and Uber really all doing the same thing? Or do we need better definitions of this new economic force?
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OuishareFest 2015: Interview with Juan Urrutia | P2P Foundation

OuishareFest 2015: Interview with Juan Urrutia | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
David de Ugarte interviews his mentor, Juan Urrutia, during OuiShareFest 2015 about on his 20 year effort to create an Economics of Abundance.
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Process » Journal of Peer Production

Process » Journal of Peer Production | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Our approach to peer reviewing is informed by Whitworth and Friedman’s (2009a) criticism of current academic publishing as a form of competitive economics in which “scarcity reflects demand, so high journal rejection rates become quality indicators”. This self-reinforcing system where journals that reject more attract more results in a situation where “avoiding faults becomes more important than new ideas. Wrongly accepting a paper with a fault gives reputation consequences, while wrongly rejecting a useful paper leaves no evidence”.

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Open Source Open Science Workshop - Summer 2015 - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

When:  August 21 – 23, 2015 Where:  Rudder Tower 401 OSOS 2015 is a free summer workshop featuring a very basic introduction to R. This two and a half day course will provide students with tools for reading in, manipulating and analyzing data in R.
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“Ten Rules for Maker Businesses” by Wired’s Chris Anderson — Rule #1 « Ponoko – Blog

“Ten Rules for Maker Businesses” by Wired’s Chris Anderson — Rule #1 « Ponoko – Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

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Why 'Sharing Economy' Comes Wrapped in Faith and Fear: QuickTake - Bloomberg

Why 'Sharing Economy' Comes Wrapped in Faith and Fear: QuickTake - Bloomberg | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“The sharing economy” is a sobriquet to warm hearts. Think of it as a claim that while grubbier businesspeople sell, buy and rent, the ones in the sharing economy collaborate, facilitate, build trust.
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Open Science: a simple proposal

Open Science: a simple proposal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last week, I spent two days discussing 'open science' in an EU meeting, as part of what will culminate in a meeting on "opening up to an ERA of Innovation" next month. We were asked to make suggest...
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Taking a bite out of the sharing economy - Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Taking a bite out of the sharing economy - Canadian Lawyer Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Hail, hail the sharing economy! It’s putting lawyers to work. As companies like Uber and Airbnb Inc. hit critical mass in public popularity they are w...
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Fab Academy, Machine Making assignment. Fab Lab Puebla

Machine made by Fab Lab Puebla team for Machine Making assignment. Fab Academy 2015.
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Tearing down barriers to global research data sharing - University World News

Tearing down barriers to global research data sharing - University World News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


“My only fear is that this whole thing could fall apart if regulators get their hands on the open science movement and free use.

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Productivity: It’s a drag - FT.com

Productivity: It’s a drag - FT.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Drew Greenblatt surveys the shop floor of his small factory in a down-at-heel district of Baltimore, Maryland, where two workers are using a large steel-bending robot. “This part used to be made in China,” he says. “But because of the robotics we
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Arianna Huffington: “Fetishizing 'social' has become a major distraction” - Salon

Arianna Huffington: “Fetishizing 'social' has become a major distraction” - Salon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Historians will review our virality-über-alles age & wonder what we were trying to do. Answer: not a hell of a lot
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Facebook's Free Internet Limits Poor Users - AllAfrica.com

Facebook's Free Internet Limits Poor Users AllAfrica.com Rufus Pollock, president and co-founder of data access advocacy group Open Knowledge, says that by limiting people's experience of the internet to specific sites services, Internet.org...
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Reform or Regroup? To save capitalism, will the rich accept reform? | P2P Foundation

Reform or Regroup? To save capitalism, will the rich accept reform? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The crisis takes the form of a "syndrome," a condition made up of a variety of "symptoms" that relate to each other in complex ways
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The support for Iceland's Pirate Party is soaring

The support for Iceland's Pirate Party is soaring | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
According to a new poll, by research company Gallup, the Pirate Party has the support of 31.4% of the nation.
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Creating a Climate of Change: A Sustainable Future for the Living Earth w Jeremy

Join acclaimed social thinker Jeremy Rifkin, and authors and educators Gregory Cajete and Melissa K. Nelson to explore how we can incorporate the values of .
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Eben Moglen on the Economy of the Commons in the 21st Century | P2P Foundation

Eben Moglen on the Economy of the Commons in the 21st Century | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from a transcript of a lecture by Moglen in New Delhi, India (“Software Patents and the Commons”), by Tech Chords: Eben Moglen: “In the 21st century though, the economies of scale of the hierarchical production don’t quite work. Moglen believes that digital culture and digital economic life do not reward economies of scale. They …
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The future of work

The future of work | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Those who are no longer purely driven by financial gain are now creating the building blocks for an entire economy in wh…
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The Open Knowledge, Open Data, Open Standards and Open Formats

I used this presentation slide during the "Half Day Seminar on Open Standards" which was organized by Open Knowledge Nepal on the occasion of Document Freedom …
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10 Open Source Policies for a Commons-Based Society | P2P Foundation

10 Open Source Policies for a Commons-Based Society | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Michel Bauwens shares his top recommendations for government policies to encourage open source development and a commons-based society.
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Trend of the Day: Mutually-Led Social Work | P2P Foundation

Trend of the Day: Mutually-Led Social Work | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Rachel Schraer: “A group of social workers has requested to split off from their council and form a mutually-led social work practice, in order to put more focus on early intervention. The Calderdale social workers, many of whom were newly qualified, asked to be allowed to set up a practice outside of the …
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Can you trust a 3D printed jet wing? -- Defense Systems

Can you trust a 3D printed jet wing? -- Defense Systems | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new DARPA program looks at additive manufacturing from the inside out in order to establish reliable, repeatable processes.
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Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations

Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
31 May, 2015 Dear Frederic, I read your book, Reinventing Organizations. First off, congratulations on becoming a published author. I'm wondering if you've read my first one, FLAT ARMY? Regardless,...
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