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Real Business - What if bonuses were decided by co-workers?

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Start-up Bonus.ly is introducing a peer-to-peer bonus system. Will it transform employee incentives?
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The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy by David Graeber – review

The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy by David Graeber – review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Life without bureaucracy sounds wonderful. But are states always and only repressive?
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In from the cold…the growing case for a new money system | P2P Foundation

In from the cold…the growing case for a new money system | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Ed Mayo Iceland suffered first from the crash of financial markets and is perhaps first to champion the cause of a new financial system. A proposal commissioned by the Prime Minister of Iceland, authored by Frosti Sigurjonsson argues for a new system of money, created at source by the state rather than the banking …
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Coming of Age in the Techno Revolution: The Personal is Cyberpolitical - The Aggie

Coming of Age in the Techno Revolution: The Personal is Cyberpolitical - The Aggie | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Under the giant umbrella that is the 21st-century startup phenomenon, one element stands out to me among the rest: the experience of women in the
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Is Apple Evil? This Silicon Valley Honeymoon Must End - Worldcrunch

Is Apple Evil? This Silicon Valley Honeymoon Must End - Worldcrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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NEW YORK — The first Mike is on the left, at the top of the steps by the entrance. The second one is standing just a few meters away.

The first Mike is a painter.
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An Overview of the Open Knowledge Repository | Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS)

An Overview of the Open Knowledge Repository | Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

José De Buerba is the Senior Publishing Officer and Head of Marketing at The World Bank Group Publications. José manages a team responsible for maximizing the dissemination of Bank publications, administering the Bank’s copyright, ensuring compliance with the Bank’s Open Access policy, and developing and maintaining the Open Knowledge Repository (OKR), the Bank’s official Open Access repository. The AIMS Editorial team invited José to share the World Bank’s Open Access experiences in setting up and running the Open Knowledge Repository. We asked him the following questions:-

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Dutch Pirate Party Leader Matthijs Pontier at BitcoinWednesday.com on Drug Policy and Cryptocurrency

Matthijs Pontier, leader of the Dutch Pirate Party, gives a presentation during the "Silk Road Edition" of BitcoinWednesday held on 4 March 2015. Mr. Pontier ...
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Chris Anderson on Drone Journalism

Chris Anderson is the CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones. This interview was shot during the April 22 TechRaking conference: Elevating the News, ...
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This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel

This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PriceMethod aims to give P2P hosts the same kind of tools for dynamic pricing that hotels and airlines have long had.
The post This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel appeared first on WIRED.
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#Bitcoin; Dispelling the Modern Myth of Money - The Cryptosphere

#Bitcoin; Dispelling the Modern Myth of Money - The Cryptosphere | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This article comes to us from returning contributor Nozomi Hayase. It is her second for The Cryptosphere. Six years since the inception of Bitcoin, awareness of this stateless currency has grown ex...
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University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: York University, Canada | P2P Foundation

University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: York University, Canada | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Once considered a radical institution, York now pursues aggressive divide-and-conquer strike-breaking tactics.
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Rights to Water and Land, a Common Struggle - Commons Transition

Rights to Water and Land, a Common Struggle - Commons Transition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The declaration on the rights to Water and Land, a Common Struggle, was originally presented at the World Social Forum in Tunis,.
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10 Lessons from Kenya's Remarkable Cooperatives

10 Lessons from Kenya's Remarkable Cooperatives | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

For many people concerned about inequality in the United States, cooperatives represent a beacon of hope. By replacing big banks with credit unions, and precarious workplaces with worker-owned ones, we might someday do away with the worst ravages of capitalism. Much of the current generation of cooperative experimentation, however, has been more "small is beautiful" than "too big to fail." What would it take to make cooperatives truly transformative?

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University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands | P2P Foundation

University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Final extract from the article by Rebecca Ratcliffe at the Guardian looking at how students around the world are fighting back against the commercialisation of University education. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands What’s happening? Students are occupying Maagdenhuis, the university’s main administrative building, calling for a democrastisation of the institution. What prompted the protest? Protesters want to …
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NeuroLogica Blog » Open Science

NeuroLogica Blog » Open Science | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is a movement to open access to scientific information, and with the relatively new resources provided by the internet and social media, we may be...
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The internet of everything: how the web will transform future services

As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in people's everyday life, it only progresses towards more complexity, diversity and specialization.
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MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning and Leadership - Huffington Post

MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning and Leadership - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life.
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What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work

What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In our increasingly automated and global economy, every business is becoming a little like show business.
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How Intelliun Works - A Complete Social, Collaboration, Automation and Development Platform

A video scribe of our upcoming release of Intelliun .NET, which will be the first fully customizable social collaboration platform for personal and business use that ...
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The Cybersyn experiment, lessons from a past failure in mutual coordination economics | P2P Foundation

The Cybersyn experiment, lessons from a past failure in mutual coordination economics | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

What pricing is for market allocation, and decisions are for planning, mutual coordination is for commons economics. Two previous experiments, the failed Russian internet described in Francis Spufford’s Red Plenty and the Cybersin experiment described in Eden Medina’s Cybernetic Revolutionaries, failed. We have argued that commons-oriented peer production offers a unique chance to revive these practices (see here), but below, Eden Medina looks back at what went wrong in Chile, even before Pinochet destroyed the project:

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Interview — Michel Bauwens

Interview - Michel Bauwens - Sharing .Lab - Medium

Michel Bauwens is a theorist in the emerging field of P2P theory and director and founder of the P2P Foundation, a global organization of researchers working in collaboration in the exploration of peer production, governance, and property.

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You are not defined by exam results - Suli Breaks

Young people facing career choices are constantly under pressure at exam time. We love this piece as a way of getting conversations going around what role ...
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Krugman's Argument In Favour Of A Universal Basic Income

Krugman's Argument In Favour Of A Universal Basic Income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Not that Paul Krugman is directly arguing for a universal basic income here but it's a possible solution to the point that he's making. And, I would argue, a good solution to the point that he's making.
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May 19: franco-italian seminar on the legal status of the commons | P2P Foundation

May 19: franco-italian seminar on the legal status of the commons | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Frederic Sultan informs us on “the Franco-Italian seminary program organized on Tuesday May 19 at the Maison des sciences de l’Homme in Paris. With as key theme: * Statut juridique pour les biens communs ? Réflexion à partir du rapport propriété, Etat, société civile The morning will be devoted to the presentation by Alberto Lucarelli …
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Ours to Manage and to Own: Beyond the Shared Economy

Ours to Manage and to Own: Beyond the Shared Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The backlash against unethical labour practices in the “collaborative sharing economy” has been overplayed. Recently, The Washington Post, New York Times and Guardian started to speak out against online labour brokerages like Taskrabbit, Handy, and Uber because of their utter lack of concern for the workers.

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