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New Open Hardware Accelerator Available to Startups | Tuangru

New Open Hardware Accelerator Available to Startups | Tuangru | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open Compute hardware startups can now lean on the support of an accelerator program backed by Battery Ventures, The Valley Fund and Austin Ventures. Stacey.
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6 reasons Ubernomics could be fatal to itself, its customers, and mass transit - GeekWire

6 reasons Ubernomics could be fatal to itself, its customers, and mass transit - GeekWire | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Photo Illustration by Monica Nickelsburg Each time Uber angers customers with another surge pricing incident, or angers a city by ignoring its laws, an arm
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How Far Can the P2P Revolution Go? : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education

How Far Can the P2P Revolution Go? : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How far can the peer-to-peer revolution be pushed? It’s time we start to speculate, because history is moving fast. We need to dislodge from our minds our embedded sense of what’s possible.
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FabLabs for all in Tunisia

FabLabs for all in Tunisia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Providing opportunities for sharing and creating, FabLabs(Fabrication Laboratories) represent ideal forums for passing on knowledge and tackling digital exclusion. Thanks to 3D printers, laser cutters and other digital fabrication tools, students, engineers, designers and even start-up creators can use them to bring their ideas to life.

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Introducing Our Free E-Book on 'The Future of Transportation'

Introducing Our Free E-Book on 'The Future of Transportation' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Whether you miss last year's Future of Transportation series or just plain missed it (for shame!), you're in luck. We've compiled a dozen of our favorite pieces into an e-book now available for download.
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Sharing economy: It’s ‘business-as-unusual

Sharing economy: It’s ‘business-as-unusual | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Is sharing economy a new trend? Not really. It is as old as car pooling and time-sharing. However, changing lifestyles and modern technology have pushed the concept of sharing economy to an ultra new social boulevard. It is an old doll with a new dress, and gaining traction worldwide as society looks to break cultural and financial barriers via sharing economy. This peer-to-peer business module is fast becoming popular as it pools both ends of demand and supply from consumers in general.




Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2015/01/24/sharing-economy-its-business-as-unusual/#ixzz3PqZP07G0

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Commons Way of Life vs. Market Way of Life

Commons Way of Life vs. Market Way of Life | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
by Silke Helfrich
The market has always been with us. What’s new about life in the last three hundred years — and especially the last thirty — is that the buying and selling of goods is the overriding goal of human civilization.
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The Top 100 Big Data Influencers

The Top 100 Big Data Influencers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Onalytica released their report, announcing the top 100 big data influencers, and top 100 influencing brands, based on analysis of the #BigData hashtag on Twitter.
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The Global Cities That Power the World Economy Now

The Global Cities That Power the World Economy Now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Macau was the world's fastest growing economy in 2014. (Reuters/Bobby Yip) It’s often said that cities and metros power both national economies and the world economy. But which ones play the most dynamic roles, and which the least?
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Why Small Businesses Are Starting to Win Again - The New Yorker

Why Small Businesses Are Starting to Win Again - The New Yorker | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In certain industries, the simple story of big-beats-small doesn’t hold true. Consider the story of craft beer.
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Wezer - P2P Foundation

Wezer - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

= wezer is a collaborative and open source platform for the solidary and cooperative economy, in preparatoin by the Association Valeureux

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Creditocracy: making the case for debt refusal | ROAR Magazine

Creditocracy: making the case for debt refusal | ROAR Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In his latest book, Creditocracy, scholar-activist Andrew Ross makes a compelling case for debt refusal as “a protective deed on behalf of democracy”.
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How I thrived on a Basic Income of less than $11,000 last year in Montreal — Basic income — Medium

How I thrived on a Basic Income of less than $11,000 last year in Montreal - Basic income - Medium
$10,815.47 to be exact.
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Greece: Is SYRIZA radical enough? - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

Greece: Is SYRIZA radical enough? - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Greece: Is SYRIZA radical enough?
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What would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements?

What would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The upcoming elections in Greece may bring the left to power. Will SYRIZA win? What happens next? And what would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements?
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Why Uber Should Let People See Their Own Passenger Ratings

Why Uber Should Let People See Their Own Passenger Ratings | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Your reputation should follow you around the internet.
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Here's Another Thing About The Sharing Economy You Might Not Have Thought Of: The Tax Bill

Here's Another Thing About The Sharing Economy You Might Not Have Thought Of: The Tax Bill | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Airbnb your room? Drive for Lyft? Unfortunately, that extra income isn't free money.
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10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss this Week

10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss this Week | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This week, a wealth of industry experts shared their insights into the changing landscape of big data with us. On Monday, Chairman of MBN Solutions Paul Forrest shared his thoughts on how big data can become “the bridge” to success.
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Mapping the Crushing Truth About Your Work Commute

Mapping the Crushing Truth About Your Work Commute | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Nathan Yau of FlowingData has put together an interactive map tool that shows how Americans get to work. From a national perspective, there are counties all across the nation where people walk, bicycle, and use public transit to get to work. And carpooling is a popular option just about everywhere.

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Uber Economics: How Markets Are Changing in the...

Uber Economics: How Markets Are Changing in the... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb. These brand names have dominated headlines over the past year alongside mentions of the "sharing economy." But what exactly is this brave new world of commerce? How is it different from years of trade in the past?
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How web video powers global innovation

How web video powers global innovation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
TED's Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation -- a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print.
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SJ Watson: ‘The internet has this illusion of anonymity, but we give ourselves away’

SJ Watson: ‘The internet has this illusion of anonymity, but we give ourselves away’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Second Life author talks to Alex Clark about becoming a bestselling author, after giving up a safe hospital job just before turning 40
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Another Politics—from anti-colonial to Occupy

Another Politics—from anti-colonial to Occupy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Seven years ago I worked at a tenant and worker organizing group in Washington, D.C. We referred to ourselves as a “movement-building” organization, but weren’t always clear what we meant by that. One evening I was out door-knocking with one of our members, James, an African American man in his 50s. He asked me about a conference some of us had attended in Atlanta the previous week, the U.S. Social Forum.
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Essay of the Day: The Role of Crowdsourcing for Better Governance in Fragile States | P2P Foundation

Essay of the Day: The Role of Crowdsourcing for Better Governance in Fragile States | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
““[The report serves] as a primer on crowdsourcing as an information resource for development, crisis response, and post-conflict recovery, with a specific focus on governance in fragile states. Inherent in the theoretical approach is that broader, unencumbered participation in governance is an objectively positive and democratic aim, and that governments’ accountability to its citizens can be increased and poor-performance corrected, through openness and empowerment of citizens. Whether for tracking aid flows, reporting on poor government performance, or helping to organize grassroots movements, crowdsourcing has potential to change the reality of civic participation in many developing countries. The objective of this paper is to outline the theoretical justifications, key features and governance structures of crowdsourcing systems, and examine several cases in which crowdsourcing has been applied to complex issues in the developing world.”
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