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AfriCitizen: a bridge for voices on the edge of freedom!

AfriCitizen: a bridge for voices on the edge of freedom! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
ANIC is looking for ideas that will transform the way that African media work. This means that your idea should offer significant and tangible improvements to existing tools or techniques, or should propose new ways for African journalists to gather news, tell stories, engage with audiences, or sustain media organisations.
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Michel Bauwens's presentation on co-operatives Flinders Univ.

Michel Bauwens's presentation on co-operatives Flinders Univ. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

WORTH WATCHING: for those who missed it, or want to listen again, here is Michel Bauwens's presentation on co-operatives from the New Venture Institute at FlindersUniversity, Monday 14 December 2015, initiated by the Office of Green Industries SA in partnership with NVI and the Department Premier + Cabinet.

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How the Signals used by Capitalist Supply Chains could serve a Mutual Coordination Economy | P2P Foundation

How the Signals used by Capitalist Supply Chains could serve a Mutual Coordination Economy | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
  Mutual Coordination Economy is a phrase and idea that arose from the P2P Foundation and their Mutual Coordination Economics Working Group. This essay explores how the coordination signals used in current capitalist supply chains might be transformed for such an economy. Introduction I will look at the coordination signals used by the most advanced …
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Blockchain - a Transaction Technology for Smart Contracts | ESMT

Blockchain - a Transaction Technology for Smart Contracts | ESMT | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We reap massive benefits from working together. But strong trust is scarce.

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Open government data could add AU$25b to economy | ZDNet

Open government data could add AU$25b to economy | ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The government has reported back on its open data policy, saying it could add between AU$500 million and AU$25 billion to the Australian economy.
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Book of the Week: Gregg Lahood's critique of new age narcissism | P2P Foundation

Book of the Week: Gregg Lahood's critique of new age narcissism | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New Age transpersonalism leans toward a restrictive non-relational spirituality because of its historical affirmation of individualism and transcendence. Relational spirituality (which is central to the emerging participatory-paradigm) swims against strong and popular currents in New Age-transpersonal thinking, belief, and practice which tend to see spirituality as an individual, personal, ?inner‘ pursuit (often) into Eastern/Oriental non-dualism …
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My 2016 Life Experiment: Can I Thrive Living Exclusively on the Sharing Economy?

My 2016 Life Experiment: Can I Thrive Living Exclusively on the Sharing Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In September last year, I spent a month seeing if I could survive in the sharing economy in London. It was hard. However, one of the reasons it was so hard was I was traveling. I only had a backpack and laptop with me, so I could not leverage the two profitable areas of the sharing economy -- stuff and space.
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The Blockchain as a Trojan Horse - Michel Bauwens - COALA's Blockchain Workshops - Sydney 2015

This talk took place at the Sydney 2015 Blockchain Workshops organised by COALA http://coala.global/ http://sydney.blockchainworkshops.org/
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Blockchain Applications Will Thrive, but Only With State Support -

This article was written by Rupert Hackett, Community Manager at BuyaBitcoin.com.au, a wholly Australian owned and operated bitcoin company.

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Is Blockchain Technology Really the Solution to All Our Problems?

Is Blockchain Technology Really the Solution to All Our Problems? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

While blockchains certainly offer exciting possibilities for the consolidation of transaction flows, Marc Robert-Nicoud advocates a balanced approach.

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numerical studies — The Zero Marginal Cost Society : The Internet of...

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The Zero Marginal Cost Society : The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism, Jeremy Rifkin

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Spreading the contagious idea of collaborative decision-making

Spreading the contagious idea of collaborative decision-making | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Loomio cofounder Richard D. Bartlett chats with Matthew Luxon, Auckland changemaker and Loomio champ Matthew Luxon is director of Envision NZ. They develop ideas for social benefit, especially those related to waste and resource recovery: e.g.

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Why Employee Owned Source Code is a Problematic Solution | P2P Foundation

Why Employee Owned Source Code is a Problematic Solution | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

An example of this would be my perplexity towards encountering CodeSolid and their proposal for Employee-Owned Source Code, originating as it does from a cooperative, which Nathan Schneider considers to be a platform cooperative. As he writes about them in a Facebook exchange:

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Bernie Sanders: the radical moment has begun | Paul Mason

Bernie Sanders: the radical moment has begun | Paul Mason | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Quite simply the radical progressive sentiment that's swept Greece, Spain, Scotland and the British Labour movement has now hit America.

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The Year of the Open Blockchain

Just before the holidays, we announced a new open source effort to advance blockchain technology for a distributed ledger that could be used across industries.

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Blockchain - a Transaction Technology for Smart Contracts | ESMT

Blockchain - a Transaction Technology for Smart Contracts | ESMT | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We reap massive benefits from working together. But strong trust is scarce.

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Why Bernie Sanders Owns the Internet — Medium

Why Bernie Sanders Owns the Internet — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

It’s been a strange and wonderful pleasure to watch a politician like Bernie Sanders dominate the beloved datastream that feeds my brain, connects me with the people I love, and helps spread ideas to others. It’s the first time in my life a candidate of this sort has had a realistic chance of grasping the most powerful office on the planet — and to be honest I find the whole thing rather exciting.

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How to Defeat Monopoly Power in the Sharing Economy

How to Defeat Monopoly Power in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The RSA’s recent report explores the emergence of a new kind of monopoly power in the sharing economy, and considers how we might challenge increasing economic concentrations of power through rethinking our approach to governance and regulation.
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How to Create a Successful Collective

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Aprovecho is a 40-acre center 15 miles south of Eugene, Oregon dedicated to researching and teaching sustainable living practices and green skills. Rosie Kirincic works there with six other staff members. She lives with four of them on-site. Those six people are coordinating the construction of a 2,500 square foot community-meeting hall using natural building methods. They manage rotating crews of work-traders who come to help with the project through the World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) organization.
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What is Philosophy?: Crash Course Philosophy #1

Today Hank begins to teach you about Philosophy by discussing the historical origins of philosophy in ancient Greece, and its three main divisions: metaphysi...
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Create Cryptocurrencies Backed With Real-World Collateral on Decentralized OpenLedger Blockchain | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Create Cryptocurrencies Backed With Real-World Collateral on Decentralized OpenLedger Blockchain | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The possibilities for innovation are near limitless with OpenLedger offering the option for each and every user to add their own Coin by creating simple IOU's, SmartCoins that are backed with real-world collateral and/or deploy their own...

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Five Reasons Why Bitcoin’s Blockchain is Superior to Private Blockchains

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin’s Blockchain is Superior to Private Blockchains | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Nations, banks, and the private sector are on fire over the promise of adopting Bitcoin’s blockchain technology for their own gain. It is simply faster, more secure, and more cost efficient than the ancient systems still in use today.

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Why Microsoft Wants 'Every Blockchain' on its Azure Platform - CoinDesk

Why Microsoft Wants 'Every Blockchain' on its Azure Platform - CoinDesk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Microsoft's head of technology strategy opens up about the firm's plans to carve out a market position in the blockchain space.

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Book chapter: Solidarity Economy in Contemporary Greece | P2P Foundation

Book chapter: Solidarity Economy in Contemporary Greece | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

By Theodoros Rakopoulos Full title: Solidarity economy in contemporary Greece: ‘movementality’, economic democracy and social reproduction. In Hart, K. (Ed.

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Panel: Alternative Economies and Reputation-Based Systems - COALA's Blockchain Workshops

Panelists: Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation), Primavera De Filippi (CNRS / Harvard), Gregory Meredith (Synereo), Jason Potts (RMIT) Moderated by Constance Choi...

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