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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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No more math and history: Finland is abandoning subjects at school

No more math and history: Finland is abandoning subjects at school | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Consistently ranking near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Finland already has one of the best school education systems...
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Title 1: Solving the problem of education in a digital age: teach 'phenomena' instead of subjects...

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When your co-worker is a robot

When your co-worker is a robot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At this week's Automate 2015 trade show at McCormick Place, everyone was talking about ”collaborative robotics.”
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Rojava Secret Revolution

Rojava Secret Revolution | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Middle East’s newest territory is called «Rojava». Out of the chaos of Syria’s civil war, mainly Kurdish leftists have forged a radical, egalitarian, multi-ethnic mini-state run on communal lines.
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2015 Robert Steele: Applied Collective Intelligence – Can Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence?

2015 Robert Steele: Applied Collective Intelligence – Can Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Accepted presentation and paper for the Global Brain and the Future Information Society Conference within the International Society for Information Studies Conference, 3-7 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.
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7 big changes coming to Facebook - wtkr.com

7 big changes coming to Facebook - wtkr.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Get ready for more big changes to Facebook. The social media company announced several new products and features that will launch on its platform soon — all are designed to make it easie...
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In Utah, Participatory Democracy Powered by Loomio and NationBuilder

In Utah, Participatory Democracy Powered by Loomio and NationBuilder | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, The People's Lobby launched their first participatory democracy experiment in Provo, a city of just over 115,000 people in north-central Utah.
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Coding and creativity could conquer the digital divide

Coding and creativity could conquer the digital divide | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LONDON — Technology has an image problem.
That's what Belinda Parmar, CEO and founder of Little Miss Geek and Lady Geek, said in a panel at the +SocialGood UK conference in London on Friday.
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Super Fab Lab! - Nonstandard Measurement - Sid The Science Kid - The Jim Henson Company

Subscribe for more Sid the Science Kid! http://bit.ly/1vBdUZC In this Super Fab Lab! learn about Nonstandard Measurements! New videos twice a week! The Jim Henson Company has remained an...
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The 'Teflon Uber' paradox: Why controversies don't drive away customers

The 'Teflon Uber' paradox: Why controversies don't drive away customers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For nearly a year, Amy Resnick was the Uber poster child. She used the car service two or three times a week, taking it to and from work, the airport, you name it.
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Wikinomics | Marketingfacts

Wikinomics | Marketingfacts | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BusinessWeek heeft afgelopen maand een special report gepubliceerd over Wikinomics. Een special ter ere van het recent gelanceerde boek Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything van Don...
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Lyft CEO: Flexibility the new stability

Lyft CEO: Flexibility the new stability | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Logan Green, Lyft CEO, discusses the role Lyft has in the sharing economy and how it's changing the nature of work, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
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Inside Google's Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

Inside Google's Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How one of Google's original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.
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eduScrum Global Summit 2015 - Joe Justice welcome video - YouTube

eduScrum Global Summit 2015 - Joe Justice welcome video: http://t.co/ni6G5w5jdC via @YouTube
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THE STORY OF ANDROID: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest ... - Business Insider

THE STORY OF ANDROID: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest ... - Business Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Android is now one of the biggest computing platforms in the world. But it wasn't easy to get the industry to buy into Andy Rubin's radical vision.
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Google is making robots that could one day assist with surgery

Google is making robots that could one day assist with surgery | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google and Johnson & Johnson announced a partnership to produce robots capable of assisting surgeons in the operating room. It's unclear what the robots will look like or what duties they will perform.
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Jean Lievens: Beyond the market-state – decentralising power in a sharing society

Jean Lievens: Beyond the market-state – decentralising power in a sharing society | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jean Lievens This is broadly in line with what P2P theorist Michel Bauwens refers to as the partner state – a reformed governmental apparatus that builds on the welfare state… Beyond the market-state: decentralising power in a sharing society...
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Is collaboration coming of age? - AV Magazine (blog)

Is collaboration coming of age?
AV Magazine (blog)
Don Tapscott's Wikinomics in 2006 talked about the age of collaboration being upon us and the need for business to embrace it.
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Airbnb becomes official 'alternative accommodations' for 2016 Olympics

Airbnb becomes official 'alternative accommodations' for 2016 Olympics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro's hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share startup Airbnb inked a deal to be the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games.
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Bitcoin in the Headlines: Wall Street Goes 'Nuts'

Bitcoin in the Headlines: Wall Street Goes 'Nuts' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bitcoin in the Headlines is a weekly look at global bitcoin news, analysing media and its impact.
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Russell Brand donates profits from his latest book to Hackney cafe - The Guardian

Russell Brand donates profits from his latest book to Hackney cafe - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Comedian turned activist opens social enterprise that will employ recovering drug addicts on east London housing estate that fought off evictions
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High-quality 3D printing of metal parts with open-source algorithms

High-quality 3D printing of metal parts with open-source algorithms | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute that’s focused on helping the U.S.
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Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 3 #UK | P2P Foundation

Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 3 #UK | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the UK, urbanisation is pricing citizens further and further away from the places they called home.
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Digital democracy

Digital democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Democracy is out of step with the way the world communicates. Could open source software and a so-called parliamentary ‘cyber chamber’ help address this disconnect?
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