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Essay of the Day: Theorising and Analysing Digital Labour | P2P Foundation

Essay of the Day: Theorising and Analysing Digital Labour | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
* Article: Theorising and analysing digital labour: From global value chains to modes of production. By Christian Fuchs. The Political Economy of Communication, Vol 1, No 2 (2013) From the abstract: “This paper considers the following question—where do computers, laptops and mobile phones come from and who produced them? Specific cases of digital labour are …
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The Steady Rise of Bike Ridership in New York

The Steady Rise of Bike Ridership in New York | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
T photography / Shutterstock.com The newest commuter cycling numbers are out for New York City, and they’re bigger than ever.
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The Real Reason Open Source Startups Fail

The Real Reason Open Source Startups Fail | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The recent news around Nebula shutting its doors has stirred speculation that OpenStack startups are struggling because of the state of the OpenStack market...
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How to prepare information governance for the Internet of Things - Information Age

How to prepare information governance for the Internet of Things - Information Age | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New types of data present a significant challenge to the information management strategies of many businesses
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Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit

Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more people online.
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Is Cuba the future of farming? - Boston Globe (subscription)

Is Cuba the future of farming? - Boston Globe (subscription) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cuba is home to the most valuable demonstration of chemical-free farming in the world.
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Boston Is All About Robots, Freedom, and Lobstah

Boston Is All About Robots, Freedom, and Lobstah | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
You can enjoy it all without being a Sox fan. Probably.
The post Boston Is All About Robots, Freedom, and Lobstah appeared first on WIRED.
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The Year Social Moves Beyond Social Media - Forbes

The Year Social Moves Beyond Social Media - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This article is by Chris Bolman, director of growth at Percolate. Social is entering a new era in the history of its communications potential.
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FabLAB Academy WK3 - Laser Machine in Progress (Cutting My Box)

Using Epilog Laser Machine to cut one more time on my box due to the power setting too low.
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The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
History isn't all that matters: Cities can change to cater to pedestrians instead of, or at least in addition to, cars.
The post The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America appeared first on WIRED.
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Facebook more popular than LinkedIn with jobseekers - The Australian Financial Review

Facebook more popular than LinkedIn with jobseekers - The Australian Financial Review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New research suggests more Australians are using social media to get jobs.
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The robotics inventors who are trying to take the 'hard' out of hardware - San Antonio Express-News

The robotics inventors who are trying to take the 'hard' out of hardware - San Antonio Express-News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Some work on arrays of solar panels that follow the sun, guided by what look like ribbed soda bottles and powered by pneumatic pressure.
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Globally, we are not de-industrializing | P2P Foundation

Globally, we are not de-industrializing | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“The world is not de-industrialising. Globally, there were 2.2bn people at work and producing value back in 1991. Now there are 3.2bn. The global workforce has risen by 1bn in the last 20 years. But there has been no de-industrialisation globally. De-industrialisation is a phenomenon of the mature capitalist economies. It is not one of the ‘emerging’ less developed capitalist economies.

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Collaborative robotics software development - opensource.com

Collaborative robotics software development - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Robot Operating System (ROS), a platform built from the ground up to encourage collaborative robotics software development.
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New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods.
The post New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
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Etsy Closes Up 86 Percent On First Day Of Trading

Etsy Closes Up 86 Percent On First Day Of Trading | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, went public today. It turns out Wall Street investors like those homespun crafts. Shares opened at $31 on the NASDAQ, popping up 94 percent from the initial set price of $16 per share.
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An Update On The Open Source Project 'Xoreos' Concerning The Witcher

xoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games starting with Neverwinter Nights and potentially up to Dragon Age II. This post gives a short update on the current progress.
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Uber Says There Have Been Millions of Trips on UberPool, Its Carpool Option

Uber Says There Have Been Millions of Trips on UberPool, Its Carpool Option | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For the first time, Uber has published data on its carpool service.
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The Future of Work: Global Connectivity | Leader Snips, the Blog

The Future of Work: Global Connectivity | Leader Snips, the Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The future of work will change radically with global connectivity. To see the full impact on business, you need to break free of the narrative fallacy.
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Consumer Intelligence Series: The sharing economy

Consumer Intelligence Series: The sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By unlocking the sharing economy today, can companies transform today's threats into tomorrow's opportunity? What must incumbents and challengers do to position themselves ahead of disruption and to capitalize on new sources of revenue?
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What Kind Of A World Do You Want To Live In?

What Kind Of A World Do You Want To Live In? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
VideoA few days ago I put up a post on the Three Scenarios For The Future Of Work that PwC put together (disclosure, PwC is a member of the FOW Community and is speaking at our upcoming future of work forum).
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Google Opens Cloud Dataflow To All Developers, Launches European Zone For BigQuery

Google Opens Cloud Dataflow To All Developers, Launches European Zone For BigQuery | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Google is launching a couple of updates to its cloud-based big data products at the Hadoop Summit in Brussels today.
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Interviewed: Shareable's Neal Gorenflo on the Real Sharing Economy

Interviewed: Shareable's Neal Gorenflo on the Real Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Neal Gorenflo. (YouTube)
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Nudity and harassment still banned on Instagram, except now it really means it

Nudity and harassment still banned on Instagram, except now it really means it | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Instagram has revised its community guidelines with stricter language regarding nudity and harassment. While the social network still prohibits them, it clarifies what can and can't be uploaded.
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