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Support Parltrack, an open data tool for European citizens

Support Parltrack, an open data tool for European citizens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Parltrack is free software that liberates a lot of hard to process data from the European Parliament (like PDFs, word docs, and HTML pages) as reusable open data and presents this as a kind of dashboard for activists, providing fresh and relevant data not only for the concerned but the curious citizen as well.

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With P2P: Spain's 'citizen candidates' shake up politics | P2P Foundation

With P2P: Spain's 'citizen candidates' shake up politics | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"The most realistic option is to combine electoral democracy with new forms of deliberative and participative democracy".
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He should create new political party. http://www.siyasat.pk/
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In a Culture of Open, Knowledge Proliferates

In developing a Knowledge Network, we felt the first step was to free up all of our materials for anyone to remix and share. Creative Commons was a big help ...
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David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz on Cooperation and Capitalism | P2P Foundation

David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz on Cooperation and Capitalism | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz dig into the failure of capitalism, the hope presented by worker cooperation, and what activists fighting for a just economy must do to get there.
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What I Learned At The EchoFab Fablab Art Residency...

Here, I talk about what I learned at the EchoFab FabLab in Montreal, Canada. I talk about the uses of the different machines including the 3d printer, the ...
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How will crowdsourcing and the sharing economy develop in the next five years? - Econsultancy (blog)

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How will crowdsourcing and the sharing economy develop in the next five years?
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This is the one innovation bitcoin brings that the world really needs - DIGG PRESS

This is the one innovation bitcoin brings that the world really needs - DIGG PRESS | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There are a lot of abstract problems related to money for which bitcoin is supposedly the savior. It is supposed to free us from central banks, and regular banks, and onerous centralized authority.
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What If Petroleum Doesn't Exist ! APOCALYPSO Documentary

Imagine a world reeling from a sudden oil shortage, a crisis is unfolding where we live, and work together on simple and practical ways to adapt. By applying a ...
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Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption

Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) may mean more than simply having devices and machines talking to each other. It potentially represents a profound shift affecting the way businesses and society operate.
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Madrid, It buzzes for the people

This is "Madrid, It buzzes for the people" by cecilia barriga on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Millennials and the $335 Billion Sharing Economy

Millennials are at the forefront of a seismic shift in business that could be worth $335 billion by 2030 (according to PWC data). How is Uber worth $40 billion…
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Spain's 'citizen candidates' shake up politics

Spain's 'citizen candidates' shake up politics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At municipal elections, grassroots politicians are gaining support with pledges to fight corruption and austerity.
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Off-grid solar systems increasingly viable for low-income communities | P2P Foundation

Off-grid solar systems increasingly viable for low-income communities | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from the ‘GE Look Ahead’ series: ““First has been the improvement of efficiency of LEDs of 10,000% in the past 13 years,” says Russell Sturm, ?head of Climate Change Advisory at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group. “Batteries have improved 90% with the whole revolution around lithium and it’s …
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Are there true sharing entreprises ? | P2P Foundation

Are there true sharing entreprises ? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

When evaluating platforms claiming to be a part of the “sharing economy”, it is important to look at why they were set up, how they are organized, and who they are intended to benefit. Those that implement a logic of collaboration, sharing and distributed power at each of these levels, stand to offer a compelling vehicle for change and force us to take seriously the transformational power of the ‘true’ sharing economy.

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OuiShare Fest 2015 Day 3 - Awards Ceremony - May 22th, 2015

During 3 days, the annual event of the OuiShare community was celebrated online on Glowbl to give more visibility to the debates held by more than 1000 ...
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Sermon: The Sharing Economy - Airbnb

How did the early church operate? In shared and borrowed space. It was more like an airbnb operation than a hotel chain. What can that teach us about how to ...
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Jeremy Rifkin - The Empathic Civilisation

Jeremy Rifkin - The Empathic Civilisation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it
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How Everyone Gets the ‘Sharing’ Economy Wrong

How Everyone Gets the ‘Sharing’ Economy Wrong | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other ‘sharing economy’ startups aren’t just remarkably efficient marketplaces, they’re remarkably efficient machines for producing near minimum-wage jobs.
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A review and typology of Open Business Models | P2P Foundation

A review and typology of Open Business Models | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This month we are serialising the report “Synthetic overview of the collaborative economy”, coproduced by Orange Labs and the P2P Foundation. Today Chapter 6: Open Business Models.
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Commoners in Transition Archives - Commons Transition

Commoners in Transition Archives - Commons Transition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"The race to the bottom that globalization has triggered is no longer an available strategy for a knowledge economy system like Mantova." Michel Bauwens interviews professor Christian Iaione, a facilitator of Bologna's Regulation for the Care and Regeneration...

- See more at: http://commonstransition.org/category/articles-and-resources/commoners-in-transition/#sthash.MUlWB9je.dpuf

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Thinking about how to reinvent your organization?

Frederic Laloux's book “Reinventing Organizations” is rapidly gaining critical acclaim as an in-depth commentary on how radically soulful, pioneering organizations are beginning to emerge all across the planet. In this ground-breaking work he outlines the three major breakthroughs shared by these organizations: self-management, striving for wholeness, and listening to evolutionary purpose.

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The Future of Crypto Exchanges and the Race ‘to Become as Decentralized as Possible’

The Future of Crypto Exchanges and the Race ‘to Become as Decentralized as Possible’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
CoinTelegraph spoke to William Thomas, the founder of the UK’s recently launched CryptoMate exchange, who explained why decentralized, peer-to-peer (P2P) exchanges could be the future
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The DiDIY Project | Digital DIY

The DiDIY Project | Digital DIY | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The DiDIY Project proposal addresses the call ICT 31-2014 Human-centric Digital Age of the Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies, Information and Communication Technologies Horizon 2020 work programme. This page synthesizes the definition of DiDIY from which the Project starts and its objectives, as well as the Project Partners and roadmap.

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Hyatt Invests in Home-Rentals Firm

Hyatt Invests in Home-Rentals Firm | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Hotel operator Hyatt akes a stake in company that books short-term stays at high-end homes in London, New York, Paris and Los Angeles, a business challenging lodging companies.
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The emancipatory potential of the blockchain will rest on its property arrangments | P2P Foundation

The emancipatory potential of the blockchain will rest on its property arrangments | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new legal and technological entity called a Distributed Collaborative Organization represents a new way of organizing multi-stakeholder cooperatives at scale. Could the difference between dystopia and protopia pivot on the structure of ownership? Excerpted from Noah Thorp, on Disintermediating Banking and User Accounts: “The revolution in progress can generally be described as “disintermediation”. It …
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The Ubiquitous Commons: a legal and technical toolkit for a user-controlled data commons ? | P2P Foundation

The Ubiquitous Commons: a legal and technical toolkit for a user-controlled data commons ? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Maija Palmer: “Could a system be created that gave back some control to individuals? An international group of researchers led by Salvatore Iaconesi, a lecturer at the La Sapienza university in Rome, and Oriana Persico, a communication scientist, is trying to create a legal and technical toolkit that would allow people to do …
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