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Build Apps for the Sharing Economy - Idea to Appster

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The sharing economy has created an entirely new way for people to monetize their physical assets and offers a great opportunity for app makers.
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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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Connecting everyone to the internet won’t solve the world’s development problems - Stuff

Connecting everyone to the internet won’t solve the world’s development problems - Stuff | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

By 9.30am today I will have skyped Malawi, emailed Ghana, Facebooked Nepal, paid a bill online and used the satnav on my mobile phone.

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Megan Colson's curator insight, February 4, 9:42 PM

It is great to know that technology is spreading, even to the less developed countries of the world. Although, this new technology is taking away the few jobs available in L.D.C's.

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Lilah Rozar's curator insight, Today, 8:33 AM

Developement in technology can be a huge plus to those who are well educated and understand how to use it to their advantag. Although those who are classified as 'poor' or living in LDC's tend to be less educated and deal face problems such as cybercrime and privacy violations.

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The Blockchain – What will the business models look like?

The Blockchain – What will the business models look like? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

As in any new disruptive technology, there are usually more questions than answers. This, of course, has a tendency to bring out the naysayers and cynics in droves.

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CIO Explainer: What Is Blockchain?

CIO Explainer: What Is Blockchain? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Widely known as the technology underpinning the digital currency bitcoin, blockchain has acquired a new identity in the enterprise.

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Video: Benjamin Tincq and Francesca Pick on Globally Scaling Shared Values | P2P Foundation

Video: Benjamin Tincq and Francesca Pick on Globally Scaling Shared Values | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Benjamin and Francesca share how they collaborate as a large-scale international distributed community. (The conversation was conducted by Alanna Krause in the context of an investigation of how organizations use Loomio.) Watch the video here:
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Fair Money for All: Basic Income on the Blockchain — Medium

Fair Money for All: Basic Income on the Blockchain — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

For most people money is something that just exists. In order to receive money, someone needs to be willing to spend this money on you. This conception of money might lead to the false assumption that money is “neutral” and does not have any properties that are worth discussing. The process of issuing new money is highly obfuscated and hidden in the balance sheets of central and private banks. In contrast, for cryptocurrencies this process has become crystal clear. Mining, presales and proof of burn are concepts that have been tried out.

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Austerity finally hits Greek farmers

Austerity finally hits Greek farmers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Greek agriculture has proved surprisingly resilient, but tax increases now threaten the very survival of farmers.
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'Economics In The Age Of Abundance' by Brad DeLong

'Economics In The Age Of Abundance' by Brad DeLong | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The challenges we face are now those of abundance. Indeed, when it comes to workers dedicated to our diets, we can add some of the 4% of the labor force who, working as nurses, pharmacists, and educators, help us solve problems resulting from having consumed too many calories or the wrong kinds of nutrients.
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Sharing Platform Rents

odListen to Sharing Platform Rents by Renegade Economists for free. Follow Renegade Economists to never miss another show.

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A new era of global protest begins | P2P Foundation

A new era of global protest begins | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We have entered a prolonged period of dissent characterised by an escalation in the magnitude and diversity of public protest
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Policy & FLOSS for the Commons | P2PValue

Policy & FLOSS for the Commons | P2PValue | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A two-day international interdisciplinary workshop which aims to highlight the relevance of the commons-oriented approach of peer production and collaborative economy, while proposing public policies and providing technical guidelines to build software platforms for collaborative communities.


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Holographic protest against South Korea march ban - BBC News

Holographic protest against South Korea march ban - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Freedom group plans virtual demonstration against eroding freedom of speech.
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Freedom technologists and the future of global justice - Commons Transition

Freedom technologists and the future of global justice - Commons Transition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What role have internet freedom technologists played in the global struggles for progressive political change and social justice?
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Welcome to the Collaborative Economy Ecosystem

Welcome to the Collaborative Economy Ecosystem | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Defining the collaborative economy 

The term ‘collaborative economy’ is often used to denote a wide range of
‘economic systems of decentralized networks and marketplaces that unlock the value of underused...

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Re: Copyright Management & Blockchain Technology

Re: Copyright Management & Blockchain Technology | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Author, Amelia Tomasicchio, recently published an article entitled "Copyright Management: What If Instagram Used The Blockchain?

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Six Upcoming Ethereum Projects

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The six upcoming Ethereum projects utilizing the decentralized ETH blockchain platform to try and conquer many different 2.0 technology tasks.

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Transitioning from Extractive Capital Models to Generative Capital Models | P2P Foundation

Transitioning from Extractive Capital Models to Generative Capital Models | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“We believe that a new economy cannot be built in vacuum. We see this as a process of metamorphosis. The ethical and aware classical players will join first to transfer their classical store value and production assets into new assets. This is in essence a transfer of resources from the old economy into the new. …
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Uber victory as San Francisco taxi co-op files for bankruptcy

Uber victory as San Francisco taxi co-op files for bankruptcy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
San Francisco’s largest taxi firm, Yellow Cab Co-operative, has filed for bankruptcy. The independently owned co-op began operations in 1977, formed after
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The City as a Commons | Earthsharing

The City as a Commons | Earthsharing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Dr Jose Ramos on why the online community is steaming ahead creating a world without waste or monopoly.
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A Marxist Social Policy Is Gaining Ground In Silicon Valley

A Marxist Social Policy Is Gaining Ground In Silicon Valley | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Venture capitalist Sam Altman explains how basic income could turn America into an incubator...
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Co-Living: A New Metropolitan Way Of Life

Co-Living: A New Metropolitan Way Of Life | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With skyrocketing house prices, young Londoners have to find new lifestyles to afford a life in the city. The Collective offers a concept that creates this new
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Establishment of a European Platform to enhance cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work (debate) - Vilija Blinkevičiūtė - Plenary session of 02 02 2016

Establishment of a European Platform to enhance cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work (debate) - Vilija Blinkevičiūtė - Plenary session of 02 02 2016 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Establishment of a European Platform to enhance cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work (debate) - Vilija Blinkevičiūtė - Plenary session of 02 02 2016

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The Third Industrial Revolution in the Nord - Pas de Calais - Picardie region (UK)

"The 3rd Industrial Revolution" is the culmination of a life of analysis, reflection and study by the American Jeremy Rifkin. In 2013, with the 'Nord-Pas de ...

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UN says one-third of refugees sailing to Europe are children

UN says one-third of refugees sailing to Europe are children | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For the first time since the crisis began, women and children make up the majority of refugees undertaking the perilous journey to Greece
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Catalyst: Battery powered homes - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Battery powered homes - ABC TV Science | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Theres a power revolution heading for our homes – a device that allows you to take power into your own hands Its batteries home batteries and theyve been called the holy grail of renewables – th
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Decentralized Autonomous Organization as Social Automatization: do we need techno-cratic governance ? | P2P Foundation

Decentralized Autonomous Organization as Social Automatization: do we need techno-cratic governance ? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The whole blockchain development is a very good example of ‘value-sensitive design’, i.e. how the material interests and visions / intentions of various human groups enter into design decisions. The underlying cyber-libertarianism is a composite of different sensibilities, all of which are competing for the design direction of our new technological systems. The original Bitcoin/Blockchain …
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