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3D technology reduces the time, money, labour and pollution to make airplane ... - Montreal Gazette

3D technology reduces the time, money, labour and pollution to make airplane ... - Montreal Gazette | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

MONTREAL — Asked about the seriousness of their startup project recently, Christine and Cyrille Chanal’s reply was disarming: the French couple is moving from Toulouse to Montreal to shepherd it along. Not forever, certainly, but for the foreseeable future — an indication of serious intentions.

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Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans — with potentially dire consequences

Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans — with potentially dire consequences | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It won't be anything like "The Day After Tomorrow." But it's definitely not good, either.
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Uber, Lyft Face Lawsuits That Could Alter Sharing Economy

BY KATE ROGERS Hot start-ups Uber and Lyft have contributed substantially to the growth of the sharing economy that connects freelancers with available work projects. Now some drivers of those...
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Labour, life and love: Marxist feminists join the dots - Open Democracy

Labour, life and love: Marxist feminists join the dots - Open Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Last weekend two generations of international feminists met at a conference in Berlin designed to prompt fresh thinking on Marxist feminist theory and inspire the renewal of a socialist feminist movement.

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Material Peer Production — Part 0: Traits of Peer Production

Material Peer Production — Part 0: Traits of Peer Production | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Is it possible to generalize peer production into the physical world and to produce material goods and services in the same way as free software and open knowledge? Is it possible for peer production to become the primary mode of production, obsoleting markets and capitalism? In my “Peerconomy” book, I argue that it is indeed possible and discuss how it can be done. This is the first part of a short series explaining my core ideas. It was triggered by discussion on the English Oekonux list. This article documents my first mail.

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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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Perspectives on the Future of Work: March 23

Perspectives on the Future of Work: March 23 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What's the latest news about the future of work? This week's roundup highlights two approaches to managing remote teams.
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Future of Work: Culture | Education 2.0 & 3.0

Future of Work: Culture | Education 2.0 & 3.0 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The explosion of new technologies, mass adoption of social channels, ubiquity of mobile and connectivity, and proliferation of devices continue to drive massive transformation, but at what cost?
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Jean Lievens: New Age of Water Wars

Jean Lievens: New Age of Water Wars | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jean Lievens New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in aggravating major conflicts in the Middle East and North...
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Future of Work: Culture

THE TRADITIONAL WORKPLACE, AS WE'VE KNOWN IT, DOESN'T EVEN EXIST TODAY. The explosion of new technologies, mass adoption of social channels, ubiquity of mobil…

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Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones - KFGO

Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones - KFGO | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Laurence Frost and Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) - French auto parts maker Valeo plans to draw on drone software and other military technologies from partner Safran to offer self-driving ...
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The dark side of commercial open source - TechRepublic

The dark side of commercial open source - TechRepublic | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Apple's acquisition of FoundationDB is a warning to all: contribute to the open-source projects you love, or risk losing them.
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Proposals for freedom in the economy: unconditional basic income, cooperative ownership of enterprise, socialized health care.

Proposals for freedom in the economy: unconditional basic income, cooperative ownership of enterprise, socialized health care. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a little over a week, one of the editors of this blog, Alex Gourevitch, will be speaking at the Left Forum with Corey Robin and Doug Henwood on a panel on freedom and the economy. The panel is o...
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The end of our wearables and e-textiles course but not the end of our wearables journey! - Fab Lab Manchester

The end of our wearables and e-textiles course but not the end of our wearables journey! - Fab Lab Manchester | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When we started our  wearables and e-textiles course, we were slightly nervous delving into the unknown world of incorporating technology with textiles.
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Week 5: Urban Utopias | Video Lectures | City Visions: Past and Future | Urban Studies and Planning | MIT OpenCourseWare

Week 5: Urban Utopias | Video Lectures | City Visions: Past and Future | Urban Studies and Planning | MIT OpenCourseWare | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Comparto esta conferencia dictada por David Harvey en el MIT:... http://t.co/RexieEe3Tg
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Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta

Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Today’s continuing revolutions in digital technologies are constantly changing the options for how government can be organised, with new tools ranging from sensors and machine learning, to predictive algorithms and crowdsourcing platforms.
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Food Sharing: changing old habits is possible.

Food Sharing: changing old habits is possible. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Expo2015 is closer than ever. As every Italian knows the issue at stake will be: “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life”.
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Essay of the Day: Multitude, Assemblies, and a New Politics of the Common | P2P Foundation

Essay of the Day: Multitude, Assemblies, and a New Politics of the Common | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
* Essay: A Common Assembly: Multitude, Assemblies, and a New Politics of the Common. Elise Danielle Thorburn. Interface: a journal for and about social movements, Volume 4 (2): 254 – 279 (November 2012) From the Abstract: “Contemporary experiments in organising the “multitude” have proliferated of late – from the encampments of Occupy to the Quebec …
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Big Data Quality: What's Old is New Again - Smart Data Collective

Big Data Quality: What's Old is New Again - Smart Data Collective | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
So many new applications and platforms offer sophisticated ways to analyze and manipulate Big Data, but they lack capabilities to adequately standardize, enrich and match complex data sets.
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Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta

Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Today’s continuing revolutions in digital technologies are constantly changing the options for how government can be organised, with new tools ranging from sensors and machine learning, to predictive algorithms and crowdsourcing platforms.
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We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency

We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency http://t.co/lNdVLVeUKb
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Tom Atlee: On Empathy & Transformation

Tom Atlee: On Empathy & Transformation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tom Atlee Juicy Compilations about Big Empathy and Transformational Conversation In the last ten days two major compilations have been posted related to the co-intelligence work – one on Big Empathy and one summarizing the work of the Dialogue and...
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"Internet of Things can have massive impact on manufacturing" - Business Standard

"Internet of Things can have massive impact on manufacturing" - Business Standard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In this interview, Arun Kundu of Verizon Enterprise, explains the importance of Internet of Things, which enables physical objects to communicate with each other, for the manufacturing companies
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Arduino SRL to Distributors: “We're the REAL Arduino” - Hackaday

Arduino SRL to Distributors: “We're the REAL Arduino” - Hackaday | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Arduino SRL (formerly known as Smart Projects SRL) sent out a letter to its distribution partners yesterday. If you've been following along with the Arduino vs Arduino story (we've previously publishe...
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The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate

The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Oh Internet, where would we be without you? We certainly wouldn't be instant messaging someone we met at Machu Picchu six years ago. Or trawling through an album of a girl we went to primary school with entitled 'OMG!
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