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Build Apps for the Sharing Economy - Idea to Appster

Build Apps for the Sharing Economy - Idea to Appster | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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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Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens

Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Continuing our series from Open Everything  we have today Professor Peadar Kirby, a resident of Cloughjordan Ecovillage in discussion with Michel Bauwens. If you are interested in other videos from this series see presentations by Peter Couchman , John Restakis and Michel Bauwens . Open Everything t
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Why “Facebook at Work” Might Not Work - TIME

Why “Facebook at Work” Might Not Work - TIME | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Enterprise software is indeed a very lucrative space, but the time, energy, and development resources that it would require for Facebook to meaningfully challenge are simply too high.
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Are MOOCs the future of education? - CNN (blog)

Are MOOCs the future of education? - CNN (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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Facebook at Work Could Rival LinkedIn, Google Drive - Small Business Trends

Facebook at Work Could Rival LinkedIn, Google Drive - Small Business Trends | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Unless you’re updating the company page, using Facebook at work is frowned upon generally. But a new report suggests that Facebook is planning to invade the workplace with the intent of getting actual work done, not frittering away your day.

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Peer-to-peer lenders could see tax-free returns as government consults on Isa

Peer-to-peer lenders could see tax-free returns as government consults on Isa | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Investors in lenders such as Zopa could shelter returns in Isa – if government can find a way to make it happen
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The Sharing Economy and Its Discontents |

The Sharing Economy and Its Discontents | | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The number of temporary/contingent workers has been growing in all industrial and post-industrial nations in recent years. In 2006, the last time that the U.S.
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The Group That Rules the Web - The New Yorker

The Group That Rules the Web - The New Yorker | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Billions of humans will use the Web over the next decade, yet very few of those people are in a position to define what is “the Web” and what isn’t.
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What new power is... and three things it is not - Forum:Blog

What new power is... and three things it is not - Forum:Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms on the balance between old and new power.
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Sen. Al Franken wants answers from Uber

Sen. Al Franken wants answers from Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Now, Uber is doing its privacy mop-up tour. The company has been in a public relations tailspin all week for comments made by a top executive about snooping on journalists critical of the ride shar...
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The Anonymous ghost in the machine - Spectator.co.uk

The Anonymous ghost in the machine - Spectator.co.uk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Why would you send an anthropologist — as this book’s author, Gabriella Coleman, is — to study Anonymous, the indescribable hacktivist phenomenon whose operations (‘ops’) and giddy, menacing, profane video-manifestos…...
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▶ All Kids are born geniuses,but are crushed by society itself - Michio Kaku - YouTube

Michio Kaku http://www.thevenusproject.com/
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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Seattle online retailer has outfitted several U.S. warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Trend of the Day: Edible Forests | P2P Foundation

Trend of the Day: Edible Forests | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“Imagine turning a public park into a free-for-all of community plants – and snacks. Food forests have been likened to Garden of Eden revelry, or the blissful sampling in Willy Wonka’s chocolate waterfall room.
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Google Eyes China App Store, Hardware Coming? - Seeking Alpha

Google Eyes China App Store, Hardware Coming? - Seeking Alpha | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bottom line: Google is likely to get Beijing’s permission to open a China version of its app store that could launch next year, paving the way for the roll-out of its smartphones in the market.A flurry of new reports st...
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Co-ops for Creative Diversity - Huffington Post

Co-ops for Creative Diversity - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Competitors, who may not appear as such today, could be partners of tomorrow. The industry needs to step up to the challenge of new ways of working and realize its unique strengths and capabilities, while recognizing those of possible partners....
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Resilient energy systems: how will the UK adapt? - The Guardian

Resilient energy systems: how will the UK adapt? - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Hurricanes and floods will become commonplace unless carbon emissions are cut right back, but will a clean energy supply system be reliable and robust enough to weather the storm?
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The Search for Benchmarks: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom? - Working Knowledge

The Search for Benchmarks: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom? - Working Knowledge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finding appropriate economic benchmarks for individual firms is a fundamental issue.
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As snooping controversy builds, Uber may need adult supervision - Kansas City Star

As snooping controversy builds, Uber may need adult supervision - Kansas City Star | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Chief executive officer Travis Kalanick is dealing with a wave of criticism this week from remarks that Uber’s senior vice president of business made about snooping on journalists.
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The sharing economy: A growing force in American business - Marketing Cloud Blog | Oracle Responsys

The sharing economy: A growing force in American business - Marketing Cloud Blog | Oracle Responsys | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Many of us are now participating in something called “the sharing economy” without even knowing it.
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2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot

2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot http://t.co/fSDoQAzvae
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JOIN THE DISCUSSION: How sustainable is your food supply chain? - Global Landscapes Forum

JOIN THE DISCUSSION: How sustainable is your food supply chain? - Global Landscapes Forum | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Consumers around the world are expressing high expectations for the quality of products they consume. More than at any other point in history, we prefer goods produced in an ethical and environmentally-friendly fashion.
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Hacking (and recycling) the culture of obsolescence. Interview with Benjamin Gaulon

Hacking (and recycling) the culture of obsolescence. Interview with Benjamin Gaulon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What happens in a technological context where a device becomes obsolete within a very short time? This is central themes of the study carried out by the artist and researcher Benjamin Gaulon
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Taxi Industry's Protest Against Ridesharing Apps Backfires - Huffington Post

Taxi Industry's Protest Against Ridesharing Apps Backfires - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
San Francisco taxi drivers are done playing nice.
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Outernet's 'Lantern' provides remote offline digital library | P2P Foundation

Outernet's 'Lantern' provides remote offline digital library | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
About two thirds of humanity or more than 4 billion people do not have access to the internet. Outernet www.outernet.is has plans to provide those people (and the rest of us as well) with a continuously updated internet library, the content of which can be viewed off line, which means it also works even where there is no internet connection.
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Whatsapp Just Switched on End-to-End Encryption for Hundreds of Millions of Users | WIRED

Whatsapp Just Switched on End-to-End Encryption for Hundreds of Millions of Users | WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Growing up in Soviet Ukraine in the 1980s, Whatsapp founder Jan Koum learned to distrust the government and detest its surveillance. After he emigrated to the U.S. and created his ultra-popular messaging system decades later, he vowed that Whatsapp would never make eavesdropping easy for anyone. Now, Whatsapp is following through on that anti-snooping promise at an unprecedented scale.
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