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The Agile Development Manifesto | Wikispeed

“The agile manifesto applies to all industries. When we read it and its 12 principles, and switch each mention of ‘software’ with ‘customer visible value’, we have an elegant methodology that applies to all business.” –Joe Justice

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Internet Addiction? Temporality and intensification in the networked society - YouTube

Presented by Nicola F. Johnson; co-authored by Helen Keane. (Internet Addiction?
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Collaborative Software Development Platforms for Crowdsourcing

Collaborative Software Development Platforms for Crowdsourcing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Outsourcing to the crowd, or crowdsourcing, has launched extremely successful businesses, such as Linux. But platforms for ef cient collaboration and crowdsourcing support are still emerging. Authors Xin Peng, Ali Babar, and I provide an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing. I look forward to hearing from both readers and prospective column authors about this column and the technologies you want to know more about.   

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Innovation Excellence | Sharing economy and the new play control

Innovation Excellence | Sharing economy and the new play control | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

I attended the 2014 Ouisharefest last May, a 3 days event about collaborative economy. Peter Hesseldahl was one of the presenter, and he shared his views in a previous post his views about massive platforms for cocreation. Below are a few additional notes I’ve grabbed from the various speakers during this event rich in food for thought.


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Smart Grid Operating System: The Next Killer App? - ENGINEERING.com

Smart Grid Operating System: The Next Killer App? - ENGINEERING.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Software engineers looking to make their mark should consider energy distribution control - it could be the next killer app (or series of apps) waiting to be written. The history of computing may repeat itself in the energy industry. Let’s look at the parallels to see where it might go.

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Giving The Data Back

Giving The Data Back | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Recently, an article was written about an experiment my company  is running which aims to quantify employees through self-monitoring. To say there was some backlash is an understatement. Faced with accusations of “human rights violations”, and threats that someone was going to (excuse my French) take a “dump on my desk”, I was starting to fear the feds were going to come and prosecute me for mal practice…

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Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft - Wired

Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


But it's also the birthplace of one of the latest attempts to subvert the NSA's mass surveillance program.

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Uber Meets Liberalism Uber Alles - Power Line (blog)

Uber Meets Liberalism Uber Alles - Power Line (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


We've commented here before about how Uber, the app-based car service, is catching on and roiling the comfortable taxi cartels in city after city.

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When 3D Scanning and Printing Can Prove Problematic | Inside3DP.com

When 3D Scanning and Printing Can Prove Problematic | Inside3DP.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In this video, see how a 'bump key' can be easily 3D printed and used to break into almost any lock with a few basic raps of a hammer.
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Fab Lab Tulsa's Mini Maker Faire piques interest in STEM careers - Tulsa World

Fab Lab Tulsa's Mini Maker Faire piques interest in STEM careers - Tulsa World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Vietnam War veteran jet pilot Mike Pennell had some advice for those in attendance at Fab Lab Tulsa’s second annual Mini Maker Faire Saturday afternoon: Outdoor activities beat staying inside any day.

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Newspapers are, pretty much, dead.

Newspapers are, pretty much, dead. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


“ Clay Shirky has some some truths: “Maybe 25 year olds will start demanding news from yesterday, delivered in an unshareable format once a day. Perhaps advertisers will... (Newspapers are, pretty much, dead.

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World Wide Web dream are being lost in a maze of apps - South China Morning Post (subscription)

World Wide Web dream are being lost in a maze of apps - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


At the same time in the United States, fellow web evangelist Clay Shirky published Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organising Without Organisations.

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Technology and the sharing economy: welcome to the ‘company of one’

Technology and the sharing economy: welcome to the ‘company of one’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The rapid emergence and rise of the ‘sharing economy’ reflect the collision between several megatrends: resource scarcity, rapid urbanisation, demographic change – all of these are playing a role.
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Lessons From The Sharing Economy | TechNewsDB

Lessons From The Sharing Economy | TechNewsDB | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

One of the biggest challenges in the sharing economy is regulatory laws that either significantly slow down or outright don’t permit these new services. Our current regulatory structure is geared toward professional, large-scale businesses and didn’t contemplate consumers becoming providers in their spare time or the use of public assets to provide these services. What makes it even more challenging is that the regulations are rarely at the national level – they are often at the city or state level which can be expensive and time consuming for a startup to navigate.

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Is Owning Overrated? The Rental Economy Rises - New York Times

Is Owning Overrated? The Rental Economy Rises - New York Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


They are a growing corner of the broader sharing economy, in which people rent out rooms in their homes on Airbnb or drive people in their cars with Uber or Lyft.

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Collective Wisdom: Priceless Advice from Older Americans

Collective Wisdom: Priceless Advice from Older Americans | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Decades of experience have made our elders profoundly wise. What can they teach us? Read our favorite advice from older Americans.
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Travel letters: Couchsurfing.com another entry to sharing economy - Los Angeles Times

read Catharine Hamm's article "Learning to Share" (Aug. 24) with great interest. I have been thinking a lot about our sharing economy and whether it is really just that.

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A night at the museum? Robots takeover the Tate. - Oxford Student

A night at the museum? Robots takeover the Tate. - Oxford Student | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


The robots were created in collaboration with RAL Space, and Colonel Chris Hadfield, former commander of the international space station, was the first person to test the robots out.

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'Fab Lab' Igniting Revolution in Kenya - YouTube

The University of Nairobi’s Science and Technology Park is banking on 3-D prototyping to spark a manufacturing revolution in the country. Lenny Ruvaga has mo... (See how @FabLab students in Nairobi are #3Dprinting medical devices for infants.
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Thousands of Germans rally to end government spying - RT

Thousands of Germans rally to end government spying - RT | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The rally in Berlin against federal surveillance gathered thousands of people under the motto ‘Freedom not fear,’ who were calling for stricter control of German intelligence agencies.

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The Reason for Bitcoin: Creative Disruption in Hope of a Better World - Bitcoins Channel

I recently had a contention with one of a contributors to this site about a fact that we infrequently post mercantile calm rather than focusing on a categorical idea of a site, compelling Bitcoin and a people and businesses that are creation it turn a universe force. In particular, this particular questioned either posting about banks malfeasance, quantitative easing, or a innumerable of other things that locate my eye should unequivocally have a home on a site with a name Bitcoin Warrior.

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5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation - CoinDesk

5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation - CoinDesk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Given the recent critiques of New York and its proposed framework for bitcoin businesses, many of the law’s opponents are no doubt hoping the state and its regulators will alter the bill during its now extended comment period.

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Five Reasons Why Millennials Love Listicles

Five Reasons Why Millennials Love Listicles | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Let’s look at the numbers. Twitter TWTR +0.65% has about 100 million daily active users. The average person on Twitter follows around 350 people. If we follow that many people, we aren’t reading every article in every one of those tweets. Contrast that with Dunbar’s number, a measure of the number of relationships we can realistically maintain. Approximately 150.

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How The Digital Revolution Can Fix Scientific Publishing And Speed Up Discoveries | TechCrunch

How The Digital Revolution Can Fix Scientific Publishing And Speed Up Discoveries | TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) publishing is big business. It generates $19 billion in revenue per year, the majority of which is earned by a few powerful publishers that enjoy profit margins of up to 40 percent. Inflated subscriptions sold to academic libraries keep them moving ahead because the librarians feel they have no choice but to buy. These companies add little value to the actual publishing product but they are entrenched.

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'Your Money or Your Files' as Threat of Online Stickups Grows

'Your Money or Your Files' as Threat of Online Stickups Grows | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

You’re an entrepreneur, managing the business from your PC. You’re a doting mother, with hundreds of photos of your children on your laptop. Now, if someone seized all those files, how much would you pay to get them back?

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A Glossary of Emerging Terms in the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business - Linkis.com

A Glossary of Emerging Terms in the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business - Linkis.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Buzzwords, buzzwords, buzzwords! Nothing is more fun than using buzzwords – except one thing: Reading all the buzzwords on a single page. Impress your colleagues at the co-working spot, your tatted Lyft drivers, and your hot Tinder dates with your immense knowledge on the latest hipster technology terms.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation