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On how to create material abundance with a two-hour day of working.
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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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A short video on Commons Based Reciprocity Licenses | P2P Foundation

A short video on Commons Based Reciprocity Licenses | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Work on developing Commons Based Reciprocity Licenses (or CBRLs, for short) continues apace here at the P2P Foundation. When speaking of the types of licenses, we often find it hard to explain how they fill a niche in the alt. license spectrum, falling somewhere between the straight up copyleft and the popular Creative Commons Non-Commercial License.

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Swarm to Demo Five Decentralized Projects on Guy Fawkes Day

Swarm to Demo Five Decentralized Projects on Guy Fawkes Day | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Crypto-crowdfunding platform Swarm announced last week it would hold a demo day on Guy Fawkes Day for five decentralized projects, and applicants are already being screened for the event.
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How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks

How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As throngs of pro-democracy protesters continue to organize in Hong Kong's central business district, many of them are messaging one another through a network that doesn't require cell towers or Wi-Fi nodes. They're using an app called FireChat that launched in March and is underpinned by mesh networking, which lets phones unite to form a temporary Internet.
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World wildlife populations 'plummet'

World wildlife populations 'plummet' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index.
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Tesla expands operations in Hong Kong and plans to open manufacturing plant ... - Manufacturing Global

Tesla expands operations in Hong Kong and plans to open manufacturing plant ... - Manufacturing Global | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

According to reports, Tesla is planning to expand its operations in Hong Kong to tap into the lucrative electric car market in China. The electric car behemoth is also keen to be the first company to establish a sustainable network in the city due to the fact that China offers substantial growth opportunities. Tesla expects its operations in Hong Kong to lead the way for electric vehicle success in Asia.

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UK Gov’s “Independent” Review Of Sharing Economy To Be Led By Sharing Economy Startup CEO | TechCrunch

UK Gov’s “Independent” Review Of Sharing Economy To Be Led By Sharing Economy Startup CEO | TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Today the UK government threw its weight behind the so-called sharing economy, epitomised by companies such as Airbnb and Zipcar, with the stated aim to make the country “the global centre for the sharing economy” and ensuring it can compete with Silicon Valley. To do this it’s ordered an “independent” review to look into policy and regulation issues and how to create a climate where the sharing economy can reach its potential in the UK.

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UK Ready to Embrace the "Airbnb Economy" - The Airbnb Public Policy Blog

This morning, the United Kingdom announced an ambitious plan to embrace the sharing economy and communities like Airbnb.
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Airbnb defends company days after Abta chair blasts 'sharing economy' | News | Travel Trade Gazette

Airbnb defends company days after Abta chair blasts 'sharing economy' | News | Travel Trade Gazette | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A senior figure at Airbnb has defended the sharing economy, insisting that the property rental company “welcomes” ongoing concerns surrounding the growing sector.


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UK orders 'sharing economy' review - but workers need not apply - The Guardian

UK orders 'sharing economy' review - but workers need not apply - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Companies such as Airbnb, Uber and Taskrabbit typify ‘sharing economy’ that government says could be important - but review only asks for views from consumers and business

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How should we regulate the sharing economy?

How should we regulate the sharing economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The increasing ability of people to exchange goods, services and labour directly, via online platforms, is transforming how modern economies operate.
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The Sharing Economy Could Drive Down the Price of Mega-Events - CityLab

The Sharing Economy Could Drive Down the Price of Mega-Events - CityLab | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Corporations are people, too, the ol' Supreme Court saying goes. But in fact it's people who are the businesses these days, according to Brian Chesky, the founder and CEO of Airbnb, that platform that lets people be hotels.


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Corporate wolves and the sharing economy - Twin Cities Daily Planet (blog)

Corporate wolves and the sharing economy - Twin Cities Daily Planet (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


The new sharing economy masquerades as a people-to-people economy. That sounds friendlier than the corporate, profit-driven economy.

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British gov't plans route map for sharing economy - GlobalPost

British gov't plans route map for sharing economy - GlobalPost | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The review, led by Debbie Wosskow, the CEO of Love Home Swap, will unpick the policies and regulations that surround the sharing economy and present a route map for the development of sharing economy in Britain, said the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

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Conservative party conference: Coalition aims to turn UK into global centre for ‘sharing economy’

Conservative party conference: Coalition aims to turn UK into global centre for ‘sharing economy’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Coalition Government is throwing its weight behind the so-called sharing economy, as the Business and Enterprise Minister today declaring an ambition to transform the UK into the “global centre” for the nascent industry.
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The sharing economy comes into the commercial kitchen - Treehugger

The sharing economy comes into the commercial kitchen - Treehugger | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


It's that time of year when people are canning like mad.

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UK government wants in on sharing economy

UK government wants in on sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The UK government is looking to “open doors” for the sharing economy and make the country a global centre for businesses such as Airbnb and ZipCar. -

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How Social-Emotional Learning Transforms Classrooms - Huffington Post

How Social-Emotional Learning Transforms Classrooms - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Research clearly demonstrates that integrating social-emotional learning (SEL) into the classroom is good for both students and the adults who work with them.

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Soaring global debt levels and weak growth could trigger another crisis ... - The Guardian

Soaring global debt levels and weak growth could trigger another crisis ... - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Another reason to worry - economic sentiment across the eurozone has again this month as firms report that the business climate has worsened.

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[Singapore] Innovate Now! Session on The Sharing Economy

[Singapore] Innovate Now! Session on The Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Get insights on the future and potential of collaborative consumption from the insiders and pioneering start-ups. Synopsis: Join Airbnb, The ([Singapore] Innovate Now!
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The Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over at the Tech Liberation Front, my colleague Adam Thierer has sketched out a few themes in the debate over the sharing economy. His discussion of leveling the regulatory playing field is particularly important.
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A Me-Too Approach in the Sharing Economy

A Me-Too Approach in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Enterprises can find opportunity with the emerging sharing economy by incorporating aspects of this success into a holistic digital experience for customers and employees.
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Uber Improves Life, Economists Agree

Uber Improves Life, Economists Agree | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ride-sharing services’ competition with taxi firms is good for consumer welfare, leading experts unanimously answered in a survey.
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Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware | EE Times

Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware | EE Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Although the meaning of open source in software is quite old, the use of the open source term relating to hardware is more recent.
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Startup makes 3D printed medical marijuana inhaler | Inside3DP

Startup makes 3D printed medical marijuana inhaler | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
An Israeli medical startup developed the world's first 3D printed, wifi-enabled, remote controlled medical marijuana inhaler using Stratasys 3D printers.
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3D printed shoes steal limelight at Miss America pageant

3D printed shoes steal limelight at Miss America pageant | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Recently Maggie Bridges, a Miss America pageant contestant, took part in the Miss America Show Us Your Shoes Parade wearing a pair of 3D printed shoes.
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How to use 3D printing for manufacturing | Inside3DP.com

How to use 3D printing for manufacturing | Inside3DP.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Companies and start-ups have started using 3D printing. Matthias Baldinger gives you three reasons why you should use 3D printing in manufacturing.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation