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Jack Dorsey’s Plan to Save America’s Struggling Cities

Jack Dorsey’s Plan to Save America’s Struggling Cities | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Square co-founder (and Twitter chairman) Jack Dorsey started hosting events to bring together local business owners in California earlier this year. This fall he’s taking the idea to places normally off the tech world’s radar: Detroit, Minneapolis, Toronto, New Orleans, and the Bronx.

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Amazon Dash Button: How Does It All Work?

Amazon Dash Button: How Does It All Work? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The tech firm launches the Dash button to allow some of its customers to instantly order household items. Here is how it works.
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The End of Meaningless Jobs is a Win For Us All - Singularity Hub

The End of Meaningless Jobs is a Win For Us All - Singularity Hub | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Many experts studying the topic of automation believe that the current rate of advancement is leading us into a future with less and less available
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Could Syriza boost the co-operative economy in Greece?

Could Syriza boost the co-operative economy in Greece? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Anca Voinea: “In its manifesto, Syriza highlights the importance of reviving the co-op movement as a form of social and economic activity for the future, and suggests drawing up a strategy by looking at the most suitable sectors for...
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#GlobalSquare | Occupying… the World Social Forum | Tunis 24-28 March 2015

#GlobalSquare | Occupying… the World Social Forum | Tunis 24-28 March 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


GlobalSquare is an initiative of a group of participants in the newest wave of movement and uprising around the world. We mobilized and organized towards, around and beyond the World Social Forum 2013, a global gathering of social movements and civil society organisations, held in Tunis from 26-30 March 2013. Currently we are planning an intervention by creating an open space in the World Social Forum 2015 taking place in Tunis from 24-28 March 2015.


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Ways of Communicating — Medium

Ways of Communicating — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Have you ever worked on a highly distributed project, that criss-crosses multiple networks, has a constantly shifting centre of gravity, with aspirations towards horizontality and decentralisation?



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Footprint :: Current issue

Footprint is an academic journal published by the Delft School of Design presenting research regarding architecture and the urban.
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WikiStage is a platform for learning and debate

WikiStage is a platform for learning and debate | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We provide a stage for the world's most interesting questions. With great events and useful videos, we work to improve education and help strengthen democratic debate in our societies.

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The Podemos revolution: how a small group of radical academics changed European politics | Giles Tremlett

The Podemos revolution: how a small group of radical academics changed European politics | Giles Tremlett | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

podThe long read: Just 15 months after it was founded, Podemos now leads the polls in Spain. Can this grassroots party win power – or is its bubble about to burst?

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The war against humanities at Britain's universities

The war against humanities at Britain's universities | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Our universities are squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of lecturers and focusing on the ‘profitable’ areas of science, tech and maths. Could the humanities be wiped out?
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Micropreneur rights: how do we protect workers in the digital age? - PersonnelToday.com

Micropreneur rights: how do we protect workers in the digital age? - PersonnelToday.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As a new generation of online marketplaces, such as transportation service Uber, start to disrupt existing business models, the big question will be: how c
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Why I want Rachel Botsman to be right

Why I want Rachel Botsman to be right | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Read my interview with Rachel Botsman on the collaborative economy from the #HRTechEurope in London last week. Considered to be a global thought leader on the collaborative economy she is definitel...
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Knowledge Workers Need an Industrial Revolution...

Knowledge Workers Need an Industrial Revolution... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Information workers waste an inordinate amount of time orchestrating work rather than doing work.
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Will IBM Just Crowd the Internet of Things Space? - 24/7 Wall St.

Will IBM Just Crowd the Internet of Things Space? - 24/7 Wall St. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Source: ThinkstockAs the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, and more devices connect more people and information across the globe, many key technology companies have to find a way to profit from this or be left in the dust.
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6D Printing Now Available, As is 3D Moon Dust Printing, Invisible Filament & 3D Printed Wine

6D Printing Now Available, As is 3D Moon Dust Printing, Invisible Filament & 3D Printed Wine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There’s been some serious competition in the 3D printing marketplace so far this month, bringing affordable and very desirable items to the public — all via the annual vehicle of surprise known as April...
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The Age of Selfishness

The Age of Selfishness | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“A graphic look at Ayn Rand’s life, libertarianism, the financial crisis of 2008, and where the financial world is headed now”
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Brian Dean, “Antiwork – a radical shift in how we view ‘jobs’”

Brian Dean, “Antiwork – a radical shift in how we view ‘jobs’” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Antiwork sentiment pervades society, but the basic income movement is one reason to be optimistic.
The post Brian Dean, “Antiwork – a radical shift in how we view ‘jobs’” appeared first on BIEN.
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Solutions: The Peer-to-Peer Economy - YouTube

SHOW NOTES AND MP3: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=14032 If the root of our economic problem is the tendency toward centralized, globalist bureaucracies (l...
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For Hardware Makers, Sharing Their Secrets Is Now Part of the Business Plan

For Hardware Makers, Sharing Their Secrets Is Now Part of the Business Plan | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Patenting everything is so 2005. Companies like Facebook and Tesla Motors have followed the lead of open-source software, and now expose hardware designs possibly worth millions.
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MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS

MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS

In this video Luke Rudkowski travels to Barcelona Spain to meet Miguel Celades who was the offical representatives for the MDI Air Car. The technology and car were...
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Full Show: What the 1% Don't Want Us to Know | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Full Show: What the 1% Don't Want Us to Know | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy - the very system our founders revolted against.
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Maribyrnong Maker Map (M3)

Maribyrnong Maker Map (M3) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A 'MakerMap' is an online map that provides information about the people, places and resources in a community that form part of that community's capacity to make things for themselves. It is open, accessible and editable, so that the community can on-goingly build its knowledge and awareness of the 'making' resources in the community, and facilitate interaction and collaboration between artistans, designers and other makers that currently do not know about each other. 

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Understanding the Internet of Things - Bapco Journal

The Internet of Things may have a futuristic ring to it but to Nadine Allen, who is responsible for Ericsson’s ‘Industry & Society’ Business in...
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