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GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software - Entrepreneur

GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software - Entrepreneur | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Even GitHub uses GitHub: Co-founder and CEO Tom Preston-Werner recently experienced in a very meta way the power of his online hosting service for software-development projects (and the largest open-source community around). Preston-Werner asked users to help him build a new type of data format; within two days, hundreds of contributions to the project had been made.

 

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Social media and the end of gender

Social media and the end of gender | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they're becoming increasingly harder to track online, says media researcher Johanna Blakley.
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Rise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector

Rise of the car-sharing apps poses threat to auto sector | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LONDON - The humble smartphone could throw a spanner in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround, with the big manufacturers facing a long-term threat from apps that make it easier and cheaper to share or hire vehicles than to buy them.
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2015 Crowdfunding Trends: Mergers, Acquisitions & Extensive Collaborations - Crowdfund Insider

2015 Crowdfunding Trends: Mergers, Acquisitions & Extensive Collaborations - Crowdfund Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The crowdfunding industry in 2014 has experienced immense growth. In the last three years crowdfunding has tripled according to Clearity, and according to
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The Story of Solutions - YouTube

The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In...
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What's Next for the Sharing Economy?

What's Next for the Sharing Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.
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Make 2015 the Year You Finally Launch Your Own Startup - Huffington Post

Make 2015 the Year You Finally Launch Your Own Startup - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Around the world we are facing unprecedented unemployment -- even in the developed world. Youth are particularly hard hit. In 2014 more than 1.6 million students graduated from American colleges and universities. Many moved directly into the swollen ranks of the unemployed. After taking on enormous debt to finance their studies, they ended up competing for unpaid internships or low-paying jobs for which their education is irrelevant. This violates the tacit pact made with them: If they were industrious, law-abiding and diligent students, their lives would be prosperous.

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Five steps to success in the sharing economy

Five steps to success in the sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In August 2014, we released research projecting that five ‘sharing economy’ sectors – peer-to-peer accommodation, car sharing, peer-to-peer finance, music, TV and video streaming, and online staffing – could potentially generate global revenues of...
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Sharing economy to shake up travel in 2015

CNN's Richard Quest explores how the shared economy will continue to disrupt the world of travel next year.
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The sharing economy must share the risks - Financial Times

The sharing economy must share the risks - Financial Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This has been the year of Uber. “Everyone is starting to worry about being Ubered,” Maurice Lévy, chief executive of advertising group Publicis, told the Financial Times this week.
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Business models for open data applications | Apps for Europe

Business models for open data applications | Apps for Europe | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This document is composed out of two parts. In the first part, Raf Buyle of V-ICT-OR explains lessons learned around innovative procurement in Belgium.
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October 2014: Sharing Economy Goes Legit - Government Technology

October 2014: Sharing Economy Goes Legit - Government Technology | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Plus, Hawaii, the District of Columbia and Oakland County, Mich., best their peers in this year's Best of the Web awards, and the New Orleans iTeam analyzes crime stats to identify high-risk individuals and criminal social networks.
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The fall and rise of the news bundle - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

The fall and rise of the news bundle - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"The notifications from news apps that make it onto that lock screen are in prime position to capture attention. The lock screen is the new bundle."
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The Ten Trends That Will Dominate 2015 - PSFK (blog)

The Ten Trends That Will Dominate 2015 - PSFK (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Our crystal ball tells us what to look forward to in the year to come
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Peer-to-Peer Economy Could Benefit from Better, Not More, Regulation - Government Technology

Peer-to-Peer Economy Could Benefit from Better, Not More, Regulation - Government Technology | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Instead of shutting down carpooling, the California PUC should study how it can create a regulatory framework allowing for innovative business models that are good for entrepreneurs.
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Is Gmail Google's Way to the Future? - CMSWire

Google wants you to keep your files on Google Drive and for you to spend more time in Gmail. So it's raising its game and your experience to help make that happen. And this is no small deal for Google.
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e-Estonia:Life in a networked Society - YouTube

Technologies enable people to interact, innovate and share information in totally new ways. People are empowered, business is liberated and the society is mo...
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Clay Shirky on Internet Issues Facing Newspapers

Construction Equipment AuctionApril 11, 2013http://purplewave.co/130411Auction flyer - http://www.purplewave.com/scripts/v.p... playlist - https://www.youtub...
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'Sharing economy' gets its share of complaints, critics - Korea JoongAng Daily

'Sharing economy' gets its share of complaints, critics - Korea JoongAng Daily | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Is the so-called “sharing economy” really all about sharing? If so, why is it making negative headlines all across the world?

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NEW PRODUCT - Building Open Source Hardware: DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers by @pipix #oshw @ohsummit

NEW PRODUCT - Building Open Source Hardware: DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers by @pipix #oshw @ohsummit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This hands-on guide from Alicia Gibb gives an incredible run down of the world of open source hardware from history, to meaning, to practice. The first part of Building Open Source Hardware focuses primarily on the emergence and evolution of open source and what the term means – both by definition and in practice.

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The Extra Mile: Customer Service and the Sharing Economy - ClickZ

The Extra Mile: Customer Service and the Sharing Economy - ClickZ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With the growth of the sharing economy, brands must be ready to respond to customers' grievances and issues in a timely manner, or face losing valuable market share.
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Reflections on the Digital World: Internet Monitor releases 2014 report - Harvard Law School News

Reflections on the Digital World: Internet Monitor releases 2014 report - Harvard Law School News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Internet Monitor, a research project based at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, recently published the project’s second annual report, “Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World.” The report is a collection ...
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What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor - Entrepreneur

What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor - Entrepreneur | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While this technology was initially limited to R&D labs, now it's pervading almost every industry. A person with an idea can create a prototype of a product with greater ease.
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What Is The Best Platform For Open-Source Hardware Development

What Is The Best Platform For Open-Source Hardware Development | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When developing open-source hardware projects, you have a wide range of options available. The most important for me is the choice of the development platform that you will use to prototype your pr...
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