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From the Shareable Economy, the Tools to Rebuild

From the Shareable Economy, the Tools to Rebuild | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The shareable economy is home to some of the economy’s most inspiring practices and promising tools. But the shareable economy’s share of the total economy is still very small—greatly below its vast potential. The 99 percent can help to scale and popularize “shareable economy” tools to drive sustainable and collaborative consumption. Hundreds of thousands of 99 Percenters could work together to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, and build distribution systems to tackle their economic and financial problems together. They could be encouraged to act together in their own economic self-interest, such as driving Zipcar, shopping at farmers’ markets, living in cohousing, buying goods from Etsy, and sharing tools instead of purchasing them.

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Open Knowledge Ethiopia: Open Knowledge Ethiopia community conducted its first meetup

Open Knowledge Ethiopia: Open Knowledge Ethiopia community conducted its first meetup | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open Knowledge Ethiopia: Open Knowledge Ethiopia community conducted its fi... http://t.co/6lpG3AdXo6 #rickypo
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Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity .

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity . Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits ...
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Makerspaces and STEM Education Ardusat Webinar

Learn about how Ardusat is engaging students in STEM and data science using Arduinos, sensors, and the Ardusat Experiment Platform. Here are some links ...
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Ouishare Fest 2015 Day 2

Ouishare Fest 2015 day 2 Edit: Yoeri Somers & Josephine Nijstad (Stuurman Producties) Video team: Ehab, Josephine, Yoeri, Juan, Benny, Benjamin, Levin, ...
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Ouishare Fest day 3

Ouishare Fest 2015 day 2 Edit: Yoeri Somers & Josephine Nijstad (Stuurman Producties) Video team: Ehab, Josephine, Yoeri, Juan, Benny, Benjamin, Levin, ...
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Reputation based on punishment rather than generosity allows for evolution of cooperation in sizable groups | P2P Foundation

Reputation based on punishment rather than generosity allows for evolution of cooperation in sizable groups | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Read the survey as a pdf: – Reputation based on punishment rather than generosity allows for evolution of cooperation in sizable groups  Abstract: Cooperation among unrelated individuals can arise if decisions to help others can be based on reputation. While working for dyadic interactions, reputation-use in social dilemmas involving many individuals (e.g. public goods games) becomes …
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The Future of Work and the Future of Learning: They’re Changing More Than You Think

The Future of Work and the Future of Learning: They’re Changing More Than You Think | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I’m a big fan of my colleague and friend Kerry Brown, vice president of User Adoption  in the SAP Education organization.  Besides being a great thought leader and subject-matter expert, she’s Canadia...
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Open Data and Digital Services: Nicholas Gruen, 13 May 2015, Open Knowledge Australia - YouTube

RT @starl3n: #OpenData and Digital Services: Nicholas Gruen, 13 May 2015, Open Knowledge Australia - YouTube http://t.co/M3DPH61ddg
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Faircoin will help us to build a cooperative environment for the commons

Faircoin will help us to build a cooperative environment for the commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

An innovative decentralized tool focused on cooperatives, social enterprises and P2P production projects. Endorsed by FairCoop and based on Faircoin.

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Will Greece's SYRIZA Party Truly Adopt the Commons?

Will Greece's SYRIZA Party Truly Adopt the Commons? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Just after the elections in Greece, there was widespread feeling of jubilation about the newly elected "radical" left government, SYRIZA. Across Europe, and indeed even in the US, people came out to show their support for the game-changing results of the vote.
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A Buddhist and Interfaith Response to Debt Capitalism

A Buddhist and Interfaith Response to Debt Capitalism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In order to alleviate mass suffering, there is a spiritual urgency for the interfaith community in the United States to bring attention and public awareness to this global issue of debt crisis and jubilee.
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Power to the people - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist

Power to the people - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Affordable energy technologies and new business models are bringing off-grid solutions to growing numbers of communities in the developing world
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How will crowdsourcing and the sharing economy develop in the next five years? - Econsultancy (blog)

How will crowdsourcing and the sharing economy develop in the next five years? - Econsultancy (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing and the sharing economy are driving a huge amount of change and disruption in business at the moment.
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Its Time to Bring Edward Snowden Home - Politico

Its Time to Bring Edward Snowden Home - Politico | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“There is a danger to letting the government in,” Rand Paul warned today from the Senate floor during his filibuster-like attempt to prevent the looming Patriot Act renewal.
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Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria | Highlight HEALTH Tech

Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria | Highlight HEALTH Tech | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria is a project launched earlier this year by The Synaptic Leap, a non-profit organization for open source biomedical research.
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Ouishare Fest 2015 day 1

Ouishare Fest 2015 day 1 Edit: Yoeri Somers & Josephine Nijstad (Stuurman Producties) Video team: Ehab, Josephine, Yoeri, Juan, Benny, Benjamin, Levin, ...
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Living with the Internet of Things

This Open Science Cafe, hosted by Robert Garlinghouse (IE '15), features Mark Roberti who spoke about RFID and our future. Roberti, founder and editor of ...
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When will 'open science' become simply 'science'? - PubMed - NCBI

When will 'open science' become simply 'science'? - PubMed - NCBI | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Open science describes the practice of carrying out scientific research in a completely transparent manner, and making the results of that research available to everyone. Isn't that just 'science'? 


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ILO Director General statement on “The future of work at the OECD New World Forum 720p

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How peer2peer wil change the world - interview with Michel Bauwens

At the OuiShareFest in Paris I had a nice conversation with Michel Bauwens, co-founder of the Peer2Peer Foundation. We talked about his motivations, challenges and off course about.... the future of peer2peer.

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The resurgence of emancipatory muncipalism in Barcelona and beyond | P2P Foundation

The resurgence of emancipatory muncipalism in Barcelona and beyond | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It is always great to receive news that our work at the P2P Foundation has a real effect on the world and social change, so I was particularly happy to receive a message from a journalist in Barcelona that “Your ideas have been really instrumental in creating the participatory democratic online platforms being adopted by …
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Canadian Aboriginal Group Rejects $1 Billion Fee for Natural Gas Project - NYTimes.com

Canadian Aboriginal Group Rejects $1 Billion Fee for Natural Gas Project - NYTimes.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

OTTAWA — A small aboriginal community in British Columbia has rejected a $1 billion payment for a natural gas project, the latest setback for the Canadian energy industry’s effort to bolster exports.

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Conflict over data ownership lies ahead - FT.com

Conflict over data ownership lies ahead - FT.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Consumers and companies are at odds over the data economy. Companies — which saw General Electric make more than $1bn in 2014 from selling data generated by machines — want to join the wider information gold rush. Individuals, however, want more
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Breaking

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The maker movement has been popularly heralded as the next Industrial Revolution. But can an amalgam of do-it-yourself (DIY) engineers and inventors armed with little more than 3D printers really change the course of global manufacturing or the nature of business? A number of trends suggest they might.


- See more at: http://gelookahead.economist.com/breaking-the-mould-diy/#sthash.cs9lWMUb.dpuf

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