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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Open source tools for journalism how to use open data

Which tools to use to analyze and present open data made available by the Public Administrations. We will use LibreOffice for reprocessing statistical ...
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Chomsky: 'I Don't Look at Twitter Because It Doesn't Tell Me Anything'

Chomsky: 'I Don't Look at Twitter Because It Doesn't Tell Me Anything' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"Right now, if I want to find out what's going on in Ukraine or Syria or Washington, I read the New York Times, other national newspapers, I look at the Associated Press wires, I read the British press, and so on.
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Interview with Mr. Jeremy Rifkin, President, Foundation on Economic Trends

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015.
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An Indian Teacher on Education

Open Knowledge Versus Paywalled Journals: The Trend Forward For Developing Nations Like India

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Fab Lab

Come in a take a look at Maker Depot's fabrication lab. We currently have 6 different 3D printers, a laser etcher and engraver, sewing machines, hand tools and ...
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The Spirit of Ubuntu and the Common GoodBy Mr Uli...

The Spirit of Ubuntu and the Common GoodBy Mr Uli... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The philosophy of Ubuntu, underlying many African indigenous knowledge systems, enjoys growing popularity in the northern hemisphere. As Yusufu Turaki summarized its essence, “People are not individuals, living ina state of independence, but part of a community, living in relationships and interdependence.” (…)

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Wikipedia’s New iOS App Sees An Improved Design, Adds Social Features With Shareable “Fact Cards”

Wikipedia’s New iOS App Sees An Improved Design, Adds Social Features With Shareable “Fact Cards” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 The Wikimedia Foundation has been steadily rolling out updates to the Wikipedia mobile experience in recent months, and today that trend continues as the organization rolls out a brand-new iOS app.
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As Gig Workers, Uber and Lyft Drivers Struggle With Taxes

As Gig Workers, Uber and Lyft Drivers Struggle With Taxes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tax time is confusing because not every gig company handles taxes the same way.
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As Mozilla Prepares Firefox Fightback, It’s Losing President Li Gong And Mobile VP Rick Fant

As Mozilla Prepares Firefox Fightback, It’s Losing President Li Gong And Mobile VP Rick Fant | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Mozilla and its Firefox browser have been hurting badly in the stakes for browser market against Google Chrome, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari, and now the company is preparing a bigger restructuring as it looks to tackle this.
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EU Reportedly Set to Announce Antitrust Charges Against Google

EU Reportedly Set to Announce Antitrust Charges Against Google | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google will be charged with diverting traffic from rivals to favor its own services, according to published reports.
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Unconditional Basic Income

Unconditional Basic Income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Imagine earning only a minimum wage, and having to take care of children. Or not earning enough money to pay the bills because your job, which you enjoy and are good at, doesn’t pay very well. Many...
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German FinMin Schaeuble: ‘Tsipras’ Govt Destroyed the Greek Economy’

German FinMin Schaeuble: ‘Tsipras’ Govt Destroyed the Greek Economy’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has accused the newly elected Greek leftist-led government for backsliding on reforms and destroying the economic progress achieved by its predecessors.
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Three Worlds for the Future of Work - Huffington Post

Three Worlds for the Future of Work - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Recently PwC released a 30 page report called "The Future of Work - A Journey to 2022," which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who helped create the report....
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The contradictions of capitalism: an interview with David Harvey

The contradictions of capitalism: an interview with David Harvey | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Agencia de Prensa IPC, Medellín, Colombia.
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Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation

Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Occupy Banking: a perverse system based on debt with these institutions – who have never been voted in democratically – is hijacking our sovereignty.
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Basic Income and Ending Prostitution

Enno Schmidt interviews Sarah M. Mah from the Canadian “Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution“. She talks about the implications of an unconditional ...
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unconditional basic Income, Total Freedom Master Cut, Fast Forward

unconditional-basic-Income, (own "Masters-Cut" from the Film-Trailer "Total-Freedom"/ Treemedia.com), with Fast-Forward -Concept.
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The Common Good as an ExperienceFrançois Flahault, in The Common...

The Common Good as an ExperienceFrançois Flahault, in The Common... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Even though the notions of common good and of general interest are considered by many to be equivalent, the two terms in fact refer to different understandings of the human condition, as well as to very different visions of society.


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Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees

Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
India-based bitcoin exchange Unocoin partners with Purse.io to complete the cycle from Mechanical Turk to Indian rupees.
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No Uber yet, but 'sharing economy' is happening here - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

No Uber yet, but 'sharing economy' is happening here - Sioux Falls Argus Leader | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
People in Sioux Falls are doing odd jobs, babysitting pets, letting strangers stay in their homes
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EU Officially Strikes at Google on Shopping Service, Android

EU Officially Strikes at Google on Shopping Service, Android | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It's official: The EU has filed a complaint against Google for its shopping product and launched a probe into anti-competitive behavior on Android.
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The Future of Work

The Future of Work | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Throughout history, technological progress has created enormous wealth but also caused great disruption. The United States’ steel industry, for example, underwent a major transformation in the 1960...
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Airbnb Now Factors In Host Preferences

Airbnb Now Factors In Host Preferences | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For the first time ever, Airbnb is taking into account host preferences in its visitor matching algorithm.
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