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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Book Extract: The rise of sharing economy

Book Extract: The rise of sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The shift from an ownership-based consumer economy to a sharing economy is propelling the growth of a peer-to-peer economic model based on frugality, says a new book
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Q&A: UW prof Robert Glenn Howard talks tools, trust and truth in the digital age - Madison.com

Q&A: UW prof Robert Glenn Howard talks tools, trust and truth in the digital age - Madison.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Howard's Digital Studies Certificate at UW-Madison has grown from a handful of students to 250 in three years, but he believes many more should be enrolled.
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The Open Hardware Weekly

The Open Hardware Weekly | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Open Hardware Weekly, by LEDs&Chips: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Facebook launches new guide to understanding your security settings

Facebook launches new guide to understanding your security settings | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This weekend Facebook has unveiled a new set of interactive help guides for users, covering everything from making sure you're protected against spam messages to checking on login requests.
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Lindsey Sherman's curator insight, April 6, 2015 10:59 AM

If you have to create a guide to explain security settings, perhaps you should focus on creating a better user experience instead. It shouldn't be that complicated. 

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3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The stories we didn’t cover this week run the gamut, covering announcements of new 3D scanning techniques based on built-in smartphone sensors, Stratasys’ global expansion efforts, 3D printed concrete art and functioning engine parts,...
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Japanese Company 3D Prints ‘MAYUPO’ – The Worlds ‘Cutest’ Female Robot Companion

Japanese Company 3D Prints ‘MAYUPO’ – The Worlds ‘Cutest’ Female Robot Companion | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The future of robotics is one which many people love to dream about. This has been going on for decades, as we move closer and closer to a day when robots can provide for...
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Art and the end of capitalism - Financial Times

Art and the end of capitalism - Financial Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What does contemporary art really tell us about the world in which we live? Many of its most severe critics would say: nothing. It is trapped, instead, in a vainglorious moment of self-congratulation.
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Greece draws up drachma plans, prepares to miss IMF payment

Greece draws up drachma plans, prepares to miss IMF payment | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
'We are a Left-wing government. If we have to choose between a default to the IMF or a default to our own people, it is a no-brainer,' says senior Greek official
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Tools of Change — Medium

Tools of Change — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Regardless of “globalisation”, humans are socially tribal and programed for small-ish community settings. Most of our interactions play out in areas we know, with people we can relate to. We might be internet connected, but our powers, or our ability to directly influence the world around us, do not often reach far beyond our own zip code.

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Part 6 Jeremy Rifkin, Radicalization, Parallel Systems, Community Centers 10 22 14 - YouTube

From Dhoruba Shakur & girlfriend's talk at The Flying Squirrel Community Space in Rochester, NY. An audience member recommends the book The Empathic Civiliza...
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French Economist Piketty: ‘There is a Huge Hypocrisy Towards Greece’

French Economist Piketty: ‘There is a Huge Hypocrisy Towards Greece’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Internationally acclaimed French economist Thomas Piketty says that “several parties [involved in the resolution of the Greek debt issue] have been hypocritical towards Greece.” In an interview with the Belgian newspaper L’ Echo, the author of The...
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3DPS: The FabLab Berlin and their i3 Berlin 3D printer!

From the 3D Printshow Berlin 2015 FabLab Berlin fablab-berlin.org/en/ i3 Berlin laydrop.com Made possible by All3DP.com ~~~ Support me by shopping on eBay through these affiliate links:...
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The New Sharing Economy and Your Taxes [Infographic]

The New Sharing Economy and Your Taxes [Infographic] | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Whether renting a room, car, or driveway, shared economies are on the rise, allowing people another way to make money.  With shared economies comes questions about how this new found income will be...
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Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Moving Forward Thanks to 3D Printing

Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Moving Forward Thanks to 3D Printing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A partially finished Barcelona cathedral that has languished for decades is receiving a new jolt of momentum thanks to the rise of 3D printing technology.
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Open-source hardware is gaining critical mass

Open-source hardware is gaining critical mass | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Open Compute Project, which wants to open up hardware the same way Linux opened up software, is starting to tackle its forklift problem.
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3 Crucial Points From A Crucial 3-Pointer

3 Crucial Points From A Crucial 3-Pointer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cinderella stories such as Georgia State's stunning upset over Baylor unfold by the hour during the NCAA's March Madness. In one of the best games in the tournament thus far, 3 crucial learnings for every entrepreneur are revealed.
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Japanese Company 3D Prints Life-sized Action Figure of Baseball Player, Daichi Suzuki

Japanese Company 3D Prints Life-sized Action Figure of Baseball Player, Daichi Suzuki | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
According to 3D System’s Chief Creative Officer, Will.I.Am, one day we will be 3D printing entire human beings. Sure, if this is ever actually possible, we are likely still decades, or even centuries away...
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Russian Researchers Say 3D Printing with Animal Bone May Regenerate Human Bones, Manage Pain

Russian Researchers Say 3D Printing with Animal Bone May Regenerate Human Bones, Manage Pain | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Some of us have had the experience ourselves, regretfully, of enduring a trauma resulting in a broken limb which never completely healed. More often, we know others who have been through falls, motorcycle accidents, car wrecks, etc., and...
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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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Islamic State is the cancer of modern capitalism

Islamic State is the cancer of modern capitalism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The brutal ‘Islamic State’ is a symptom of a deepening crisis of civilisation premised on fossil fuel addiction, which is undermining Western hegemony and unravelling state power across the Muslim world
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India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas

India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rajendra Singh has received the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for the rainwater harvesting initiatives that he has implemented in drought-stricken areas of India.
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Social network Ello raises $5 million, still hates comparisons to Facebook - Mashable

Social network Ello raises $5 million, still hates comparisons to Facebook - Mashable | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ello, the social network that received a tremendous amount of media attention last year as a "Facebook killer," has raised another $5 million in funding.
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Amazon's Mechanical Turk

Amazon's Mechanical Turk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What is Mechanical Turk? Find out about one of the original crowdsourcing operations in this profile. Learn not only what it is but how to make money at MTurk.
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These Giant Robotic Ants Could One Day Replace Factory Workers - Entrepreneur

These Giant Robotic Ants Could One Day Replace Factory Workers - Entrepreneur | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If you think real-world ants are creepy, wait until you see these artificially intelligent critters.
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