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Grassroots Activism: How To Withdraw Your Consent To Be ...

This collective consent makes them appear to be powerful. It makes them look larger than life and when they do something you do not agree with, you feel powerless to do anything about it, so you sit back and through your acquiescence accept their tyranny without question.
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Journal of Peer Production Issue 6: Disruption and the Law | P2P Foundation

Journal of Peer Production Issue 6: Disruption and the Law | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The technological innovations of the last twenty years have created an environment that generates disruption. Disruption the law is not well equipped for.
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11th International Symposium on Open Collaboration

11th International Symposium on Open Collaboration | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
OpenSym 2015, the 11th International Symposium on Open Collaboration, will take place in San Francisco (the city itself) on
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Financial appeal: a basic income for Michel #Bauwens - Founder of the P2P Foundation

Financial appeal: a basic income for Michel #Bauwens - Founder of the P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The aim is to create a basic income, that allows me to more fully concentrate on productive work, without the instability that comes with continuous precarity and dealing with financial emergencies.

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Greek election results: increased uncertainty, excellent situation

Greek election results: increased uncertainty, excellent situation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"The first affect that comes into mind is relief. People who did not live in Greece, or even visit it occasionally, the past years, cannot imagine how unbearable the Samaras administration had become, from a political, but also an ethical and even an esthetic point of view. It is hard to explain the feeling of suffocation produced by this domination based on fear, hatred, self-underestimation, and almost all other negative passions, compensated on the imaginary level by an overdose of nationalistic self-glorification and vanity."


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Valve Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Finance Minister of Greece

Valve Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Finance Minister of Greece | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

About three years ago, popular game development and digital distribution company Valve hired lesser-known economist Yanis Varoufakis to analyse and improve the Steam Market.

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Greece’s new finance minister learned about tearing down capitalism from working at a video game company

Greece’s new finance minister learned about tearing down capitalism from working at a video game company | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Yanis Varoufakis is widely expected to become Greece’s new finance minister after Syriza, an upstart left-wing party made up of marxists, greens, communists, and everything in between, won elections there. As you might expect, he’s no ordinary financier—his preparations for leading Greece out of austerity included a year as the chief economist for a bustling virtual economy.
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FabLab works to make 3-D printing more accessible

FabLab works to make 3-D printing more accessible | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The growth of 3-D printing machines is changing how accessible anything can become.
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Uber, a Rising Business Model That Could Change How You Work

Uber, a Rising Business Model That Could Change How You Work | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New technologies have the potential to divide a variety of traditional jobs into tasks that can be assigned to people just when they’re needed.
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FabLab works to make 3-D printing more accessible - UTA The Shorthorn

FabLab works to make 3-D printing more accessible - UTA The Shorthorn | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The growth of 3-D printing machines is changing how accessible anything can become.
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From Copyleft to Copyfarleft: The need for a Commons-Based Reciprocity License

From Copyleft to Copyfarleft: The need for a Commons-Based Reciprocity License | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Reposted from our sister-site Commons Transition. The title of this post is an homage to Primavera de Filippi’s and Miguel Said de Viera’s excellent essay on the subject.
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3 New Music Collaboration & Songwriting Platforms: Hookist, FindMySong, SongwriterLink - hypebot

Are you a songwriter hoping to collaborate with others or a musician looking for a songwriter with which to collaborate? You've now got at least 3 more options you may not have known about to connect with songwriters.
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Airbnb under more pressure to pay S.F. back taxes

Airbnb under more pressure to pay S.F. back taxes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee on Wednesday night is set to vote on a resolution authored by state Sen.
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Makerspace Profile: KC Open Hardware | Initial State

Makerspace Profile: KC Open Hardware | Initial State | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We’re fortunate to connect with some remarkable individuals and organizations in the IoT world. Meet KC Open Hardware in Kansas City, MO.
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The rise of the ‘peer-to-peer populists’ | Red Pepper

The rise of the ‘peer-to-peer populists’ | Red Pepper | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Living conditions in southern Europe have become intolerable. In Spain a family is evicted every fifteen minutes for failing to meet mortgage payments – this in a country with enough empty properties to house all of Europe’s homeless. That’s just slightly longer than it will take to read this article.
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What is P2P? An Introduction | Commons Transition

What is P2P? An Introduction | Commons Transition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“We can’t continue with a system that creates wealth, but that’s also destroying the planet and creating so much social inequality. I think that after 400 years of this, we know it doesn’t work. We need a new system to reclaim all these communal values”

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Greece: This is SYRIZA's New Government Plan in Detail | GreekReporter.com

Greece: This is SYRIZA's New Government Plan in Detail | GreekReporter.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here's the translation of the official SYRIZA new Greek government programme as it was announced by Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair.
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From Corporate to Social Media: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility in Media and Communication Industries (Hardback) - Routledge

From Corporate to Social Media: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility in Media and Communication Industries (Hardback) - Routledge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The corporate and the social are crucial themes of our times. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, both individual lives and society were shaped by capitalist crisis and the rise of social media. But what marks the distinctively social character of "social media"? And how does it relate to the wider social and economic context of contemporary capitalism? The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is based on the idea that a socially responsible capitalism is possible; this suggests that capitalist media corporations can not only enable social interaction and cooperation but also be socially responsible.
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Pedal powered water pumps, threshers, blenders, tile makers and more

Pedal powered water pumps, threshers, blenders, tile makers and more | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bicimáquinas are pedal-powered machines that assist with a variety of jobs in the home, on the farm, on the road and in small businesses. Each bicimáquina is handmade in our workshop using a combination of old bikes, concrete, wood, and metal. So far, we have developed several original designs that have proven to be both functional and economical.
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DCCC to take up Airbnb in acronym-filled debate over sharing economy - SFGate (blog)

DCCC to take up Airbnb in acronym-filled debate over sharing economy - SFGate (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In case you thought the battle over the legality of Airbnb and other short-term rental companies had ended with the Board of Supervisors and mayor striking a deal with the controversial site last fall, think again.
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How co-operatives can help sustain the sharing economy

How co-operatives can help sustain the sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A profound change is taking place in the UK economy – and it’s not a good one for workers. After the industrial revolution in the 18th century, paid work b
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Internet of Things and Microservices Intersect By @LMacVittie | @ThingsExpo [#IoT] | Internet of Things Journal

One of the neat things about microservices is the ability to segment functional actions into scalability domains. Login, browsing, and checkout are separate functional domains that can each be scaled according to demand. While one hopes that checkout is similarly in demand, it is unlikely to be as popular as browsing, after all, and the days of wasting expensive money on idle compute resources went out when the clouds descended.
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The Dark Side Of Open Data: It’s Not Only How Much You Publish, But How And Why

The Dark Side Of Open Data: It’s Not Only How Much You Publish, But How And Why | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Alexey Kljatov (CC BY 2.0) Federico Guerrini via Forbes: A few days ago, the World Wide Web Foundation established by Sir Tim Berners-Lee released the second edition of the Open Data Barometer, a report on the impact and prevalence of open data...
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Artificial Intelligence in FMS Software Platforms - Mar 12, 2015 - Tech Collective

Artificial Intelligence in FMS Software Platforms - Mar 12, 2015 - Tech Collective | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Save The Date! Presenter: Tammy Fuller, Echo Messaging Systems
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Net Neutrality; What Does It Really Mean?

Net Neutrality; What Does It Really Mean? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Net Neutrality discusses the openness of the internet; the fact that all internet access should be equal, neutral irrespective of service.
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Will the Sharing Economy Keep an Older America on the Move? | Big Think

Will the Sharing Economy Keep an Older America on the Move? | Big Think | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The nation’s largest gathering of transportation thinkers, the National Academies' Transportation Research Board, was just held in Washington, DC.
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