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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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How Blockchain technology will change the world

How Blockchain technology will change the world | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bitcoin has received almost all of the attention since its conception, recently the Blockchain — the distributed public database used to record Bitcoin transactions — has just begun entering the spotlight for enabling some important capabilities...
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Climate change, plant roots may accelerate carbon loss from soils

Climate change, plant roots may accelerate carbon loss from soils | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Soil, long thought to be a semi-permanent storehouse for ancient carbon, may be releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere faster than anyone thought.
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Manhattan Supreme Court Rules That You Can Use Facebook Messenger to Serve Divorce Papers

Manhattan Supreme Court Rules That You Can Use Facebook Messenger to Serve Divorce Papers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
You may already conduct important baby-elephant–related business on Facebook Messenger, but the chat service may be eligible for a whole other level of serious communication.
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Bike-sharing is taking off around the world

Bike-sharing is taking off around the world | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The bicycle is en vogue. Over the past decade, an increasing number of cities around the world have adopted bike-sharing systems — the setup that allows urban dwellers to share bicycles for short-term amounts of time for a fee (think Citi Bike in...
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Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time

Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

GOOGLE’S BUSINESS ONLY works when people are online. It doesn’t care how you get there. But Google has every incentive to make connecting to the internet as easy as possible. And now it’s looking at a few new ways to make access easier than ever.

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Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People

Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
People tend to make snap judgments when they're interviewing job candidates. The problem is, these predictions from the first 10 seconds are useless.
The post Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People appeared first on WIRED.
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Wayne Hoffman supports workers in Boise's fight with Uber - Idaho Freedom Foundation

Wayne Hoffman supports workers in Boise's fight with Uber  - Idaho Freedom Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Wayne Hoffman thinks Boise is being unfair to ride-sharing service Uber.
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Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance

Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance http://t.co/5NXkbzk7kb
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Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021

Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“India 3D Printer Market (2015-2021)” is a report from 6Wresearch covering the 3D printer market, and it’s broken down by technology, application, end uses and region. It’s a report that offers estimates and forecasts...
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New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms

New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Gun rights groups from Defense Distributed to the NRA to Come and Take It Texas will not be pleased with the latest piece of proposed legislation from Congressman Steve Israel. Israel, a representative from New...
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Jeff Bezos's 5 Most Daring Career Moves

Jeff Bezos's 5 Most Daring Career Moves | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The founder of the "everything store" has rewritten the rules of retail time and again. Here are a few of Jeff Bezos's greatest career accomplishments.
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The age of total bureaucratisation: David Graeber's 'The Utopia of Rules'

The age of total bureaucratisation: David Graeber's 'The Utopia of Rules' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bureaucracy has become the water in which we swim: its practices, habits and sensibilities engulf us.
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A collaboratively developed ideological map of the P2P world

A collaboratively developed ideological map of the P2P world | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Almost any contemporary group could be positioned on this two axis based in its proposals and practice on economy and network architecture.
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Taxi vs. Uber war intensifies in Australia after damning review

Taxi vs. Uber war intensifies in Australia after damning review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The battle between ridesharing app Uber and the taxi industry in Australia has heated up again, with each side hoping the government will save them

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Internet-style 'local area networks' in cerebral cortex of rats

Internet-style 'local area networks' in cerebral cortex of rats | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Studying 40 years' worth of data on rat brains, scientists found that the rat cerebral cortex has hubs and 'local area networks,' much like the Internet.
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Cantheyseemydick.com tells you if the U.S. government is looking at your dick pics

Cantheyseemydick.com tells you if the U.S. government is looking at your dick pics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
After Edward Snowden's occasionally hilarious interview with British comedian John Oliver, we know that many people's main concern when it comes to privacy is the U.S.
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This startup wants to fight deforestation … with robots

This startup wants to fight deforestation … with robots | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Drones are one of the most important scientific advancements of our time — they also do a lot of weird shit. Drone technology has been used anywhere from burrito delivery services to transporting confidential government documents.
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Like Uber for dumpster rental, Thumbster makes spring cleaning a snap

Like Uber for dumpster rental, Thumbster makes spring cleaning a snap | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Available now for Android and iOS devices, Thumbster is basically like Uber for waste removal.
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Opinion Poll: Greek PM Tsipras Popularity at Impressive 78%

Opinion Poll: Greek PM Tsipras Popularity at Impressive 78% | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A recent opinion poll conducted by Public Issue for the daily newspaper Avgi shows that the Greek Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras’ popularity has reached an impressive 78%, while 63% of those questioned are in support of the...
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Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) | A Computer Scientist in a Business School

Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) | A Computer Scientist in a Business School | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
RT @ipeirotis posted: Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) http://t.co/bS46WPmwwx
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Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3

Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The last in the series of free posters about Commons-Based Peer Production produced by P2Pvalue  & designed by Laura Recio shows some of the crazy things we can do with collaborative communities.
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Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app

Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook may have plans to add a WhatsApp button to its own app soon, if leaked pictures of the feature in an Android app beta are real. The social network bought WhatsApp for a hefty sum, but has so far left it to its own devices.
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Twitter officially lets you retweet with comments now

Twitter officially lets you retweet with comments now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Twitter revamped its retweet feature on Monday, making it easier for users to plug other people's tweets and add commentary of their own.
Retweeting was a more tedious process until now if folks wanted to comment on a link.
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16 great websites for free audiobooks

16 great websites for free audiobooks | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It need not cost money to blend the joys of a good story and the convenience of easy listening. Here are our picks for the best free audiobook websites so you can listen whenever (and wherever).
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This 3D Printed Smartphone Lets You Call, Text, & Share Photos

This 3D Printed Smartphone Lets You Call, Text, & Share Photos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I had a conversation, or um er, debate, not too long ago with a fairly technologically savvy friend of mine who simply does not like change. This individual enjoys new electronics after much time and...
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