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How the Innovation Economy is Turning Makers Into Manufacturers - Popular Mechanics

How the Innovation Economy is Turning Makers Into Manufacturers - Popular Mechanics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Chris Anderson, the former editor-in-chief of Wired, is the cofounder of 3D Robotics, which sells small UAVs. How did he make the jump from editor to entrepreneur? These are the three factors lowering the barriers of entry.  




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Don Wilson's curator insight, October 31, 2014 11:54 AM

This is a great article about how the computer has changed things and shifted the innovation from big companies to smart and creative people.

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How you are empowered to facilitate humanity into a radically new operating system

Facilitation is about bringing people together, to listen to each other, to connect, to empathize, to work things out, to heal social trauma, to collaborate, and to dream.

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anagn's curator insight, Today, 2:32 AM

Being a facilitator is a subtle art, like that of being a healer or coach. A good healer or coach does very little, allowing the client to heal or activate themselves. Its about accessing the Tao.

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Uber breach could affect the data of 50K drivers - CNET

Uber breach could affect the data of 50K drivers - CNET | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ride-hailing service says it was the victim of a hack last May that could have exposed thousands of driver names and driver's license numbers.
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Striking the Balance on Artificial Intelligence

Striking the Balance on Artificial Intelligence | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In January, I joined Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Lord Martin Rees, and other artificial intelligence researchers, policymakers, and entrepreneurs in signing an open letter asking for a change in A.I. research priorities.
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Circular economy: business models - Funding competition - innovateuk

Circular economy: business models - Funding competition - innovateuk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Innovate UK is to invest up to £800k in feasibility studies into the business case for retaining value in durable goods through reuse, remanufacture or leasing/maintenance. 

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The New French P2P Book: Sauver Le Monde – Vers Une Economie Post-Capitaliste Avec Le Peer to Peer

The New French P2P Book: Sauver Le Monde – Vers Une Economie Post-Capitaliste Avec Le Peer to Peer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Dear friends, in anticipation of its publication on March 4, here is the new cover of our mass audience book on the P2P revolution:

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The must-see video burning up the Internet in China right now might help millions breathe easier.

The must-see video burning up the Internet in China right now might help millions breathe easier. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


I first heard about the documentary on Saturday morning.
As usual, I was awoken by one of my children crawling into our bed. It was my older daughter, who brought a book and curled up under the covers.

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Google will soon send solar-powered drones into the sky

Google will soon send solar-powered drones into the sky | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BARCELONA — Google is getting closer to officially launching its solar-powered drone program Project Titan and will send its first fleet into the sky sometime this year.
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The Ubiquitous Commons: an article

The Ubiquitous Commons: an article | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

An article has appeared today on Nòva 24 on il Sole 24 Ore, explaining the major concepts regarding the Ubiquitous Commons, as well as a series of scenarios on health, science, open access, privacy and the transformation of the concept of property.

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Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin

Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With the price of Bitcoin plummeting, the technology that stores the currency’s transactions is gaining value as a safe and open way to keep other kinds of records.
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Jeremy Rifkin Opens EIB Conference with Presentation on Digital Europe |

Jeremy Rifkin Opens EIB Conference with Presentation on Digital Europe | | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Jeremy Rifkin delivered the opening keynote address today at the European Investment Bank (EIB) conference on “Momentum for Europe—Innovation and Competitiveness. Rifkin presented a “new plan” for the next stage of the European evolution that incorporated the build-out and scale-up of an Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure for a Digital Europe. Rifkin has defined this transition as the Third Industrial Revolution. Rifkin told Crowdfund Insider in a conversation last year that crowdfunding and new forms of finance such as direct lending is part of his vision of the future.

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The dark side of the sharing economy

The dark side of the sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

There has been much trumpeting of a change in legislation in the government’s Deregulation Bill that will allow Londoners to participate more fully in the “sharing economy” by renting their homes out on a short-let basis for up to 90 days a year. While many may be excited at the prospect of earning some extra cash when they go on holiday, we fear it could have some worrying unintended consequences.

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Cooperatives give new meaning to sharing economy

Cooperatives give new meaning to sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The co-op members - freelancers in the case of Loconomics; employees and donors in the case of Bring It Local - will own shares, receive dividends and have a voice in running the companies.
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Syriza’s policy for ecological and energy transformation

Syriza’s policy for ecological and energy transformation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“The actions of the new government suggest that Syriza is ready to take steps to implement key aspects of the platform adopted at its first Congress in July 2013.
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Internet of Things Value Theory

Presentation of the Internet of Things Value Theory. IoT sensor data has no value in itself. Bringing IoT datasets into relation creating information is what m…
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New MediaTek technology allows hardware sharing across devices - GSMArena.com

New MediaTek technology allows hardware sharing across devices - GSMArena.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open-source CrossMount hardware sharing standard might be the future of interconnected devices.
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The value of digital data

The value of digital data | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden's revelations about the conduct of the NSA don't just tell us about the past conduct of the government. They tell us something about the future of political journalism. In light of the extraordinary pressure on New...
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Post Capitalist Free Market Society (PartVII) – Technological Democracy – The Executive Branch | Online Articles & Videos

Post Capitalist Free Market Society (PartVII) – Technological Democracy – The Executive Branch | Online Articles & Videos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Technological democracy, by any training nation, tends to remove exploitation, discrimination and suppression of different nations. Insurance policies towards different nations, notably creating nations, drastically change tending towards equalization of alternatives. As extra nations settle for technological democratic system, the necessity for army pressure is considerably diminish to the negligible degree of a world police pressure. Because the world strikes towards financial and social equilibrium, the necessity for army pressure diminishes and finally disappears. Consequently, in a technological democratic society, the dimensions, degree of armament, and sphere of actions of the army is considerably diminished and the Protection Division is accountable solely to defend the nation inside its borders whether it is attacked from outdoors. Nevertheless, that is fairly unlikely to occur since underneath the principles of a robust new United Nations, very totally different from the current U.N., improvement of any aggressive pressure might be prevented. Thus beneath technological democracy, the dimensions and actions of this division might be a small fraction of its current measurement and features. Ultimately the nationwide army forces are reworked right into a small worldwide police drive which for any operation overseas i9s positioned beneath the command of the United Nations.

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Alibaba to put $316 million behind Taiwanese startups

Alibaba to put $316 million behind Taiwanese startups | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Alibaba is spreading its wealth with a planned $316 million fund for Taiwanese startups The company announced the planned fund on Monday, which comprises 10 billion New Taiwan Dollars, according to The Wall Street Journal 

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Mozilla's CTO On Cars, Facebook And Why It Doesn't Matter You Can't Use Uber ... - TechCrunch

Mozilla's CTO On Cars, Facebook And Why It Doesn't Matter You Can't Use Uber ... - TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Mozilla, the open-source Internet software company that makes the Firefox web browser, has been working hard to get more critical mass on mobile with Firefox..
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“The City as Commons” with Professor Christian Iaione

“The City as Commons” with Professor Christian Iaione | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“The race to the bottom that globalization has triggered is no longer an available strategy for a knowledge economy system like Mantova.
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Welcome to the New WIRED

Welcome to the New WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Welcome to the new WIRED. This site is the culmination of more than two years of work by dozens of super-talented people, people I’m proud to have as colleagues.
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Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says - Computerworld Australia

Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says - Computerworld Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New net neutrality rules just established in the U.S. may face a cool reception here at Mobile World Congress, where carriers are prime customers. Nokia's CEO took an early shot on Sunday night.
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Open Money

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Learn about open money and community currency, the development process, and how to get involved.
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Technology and the sharing economy. An African perspective. | Raymond Besiga | TEDxKampala

The talk is about the sharing economy, the role technology plays in it, and the opportunities this presents for sub-Saharan Africa.ted.com About TEDx, x = in...
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