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WEBINAR - Climate Change – The Need For Both a Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

WEBINAR - Climate Change – The Need For Both a Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015, 7:00 PM

Online Meeting
Own Homes Global, GB

5 21st Century Networkers Attending

Recently, the issue of climate change goes higher in the world agenda although the many uncertainties and continuing debates about the science behind it. What is broadly accepted is that climate change happens and many have suggested that the extreme weather events we have seen globally are associated with climate change. The necessity to deal with...

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GlobalNet21: Recreating Our Futures
Recently, the issue of climate change goes higher in the world agenda although the many uncertainties and continuing debates about the science behind it.
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Uber And Ola Ordered To Stop Operating In New Delhi Until They Obtain Taxi Licenses

Uber And Ola Ordered To Stop Operating In New Delhi Until They Obtain Taxi Licenses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Car-hailing apps Uber and Ola have received a new warning from the New Delhi transport authorities, ordering both to stop operations until their applications for taxi licenses have finished processing.
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The authorities in New Delhi have put a stop to Uber until its drivers are conducting business legally by obtaining a taxi licence.

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Facebook To Support Spherical Video In News Feed And Oculus

 Facebook is going to support spherical video in News Feed, and in the Oculus hardware it creates through Oculus VR. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new feature today at F8, the company’s annual developer conference.
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Facebook Unveils Immersive 360-Degree Video for News Feeds

Facebook Unveils Immersive 360-Degree Video for News Feeds | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook is testing what it calls "spherical video," a new breed of online video you can view from multiple angles.
The post Facebook Unveils Immersive 360-Degree Video for News Feeds appeared first on WIRED.
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GrabTaxi, Uber’s SoftBank-Backed Rival In Southeast Asia, Tests Courier Service

GrabTaxi, Uber’s SoftBank-Backed Rival In Southeast Asia, Tests Courier Service | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 GrabTaxi, the Uber rival backed by SoftBank, is trialling a next-day delivery service as it experiments with logistics-related offerings beyond its core taxi-hailing business in Southeast Asia.
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Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More

Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Parse, the platform-as-a-service company Facebook acquired in 2013, today revealed a couple of new features at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco: Parse for IoT, Enhanced Sessions to improve app security, support for React and a...
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Jeremy Rifkin at #CGC15: "The zero marginal cost Society"

Jeremy Rifkin at #CGC15: "The zero marginal cost Society" | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jeremy Rifkin bei den CeBIT Global Conferences 2015. Foto: dan@heisenbergmedia.com The keynote by Jeremy Rifkin was for many visitors the highlight of the
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Remaking the Economy For the Common Good

Remaking the Economy For the Common Good | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Alberto Manchado, coodinator, EBC Girona Yesterday myself and Kevin Flanagan of the P2P Foundation had the pleasure of attending a presentation on the Economy For the Common Good at an open day hosted by XES, the Xarxa d’Economia Solidària, a...
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Uber, LYFT face legal battles over driver benefits

Uber, LYFT face legal battles over driver benefits | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft continue to face legal troubles. This time, it's coming from within. Lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of ridesharing company drivers who say t...
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Oops! Facebook app leaks company’s big plans for Messenger, IoT

Oops! Facebook app leaks company’s big plans for Messenger, IoT | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Where there are announcements there are leaks, and two announcements from Facebook's upcoming F8 developers conference, Messenger as a Platform and Parse for IoT, have been leaked prior to the conference's start.
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Facebook knows what you did last summer, introduces flashback feature to remind you

Facebook knows what you did last summer, introduces flashback feature to remind you | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook knows what you did last summer...and it wants to share it with you. A new feature called On This Day lets you relive your past posts on Facebook.
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Former Tesla Intern Releases $60 Full Open Source Car Hacking Kit For The Masses

Former Tesla Intern Releases $60 Full Open Source Car Hacking Kit For The Masses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A former Tesla intern is releasing open source hardware and software that make car hacking incredibly cheap and more accessible.
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The Future of Health Tech: How Wearables Could Transform Patient Care

The Future of Health Tech: How Wearables Could Transform Patient Care | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"We are facing the perfect storm. Governments across the world are looking to provide better access to higher quality healthcare, while managing costs. The technologies we are working on will ena
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Why Free Is Not the Future of Digital Content in Education

Why Free Is Not the Future of Digital Content in Education | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As Chief Content Officer of a learning company, people frequently ask me: “Won’t all of your content eventually be free?
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Is sharing economy not big enough?

Is sharing economy not big enough? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Who are the Uber Drivers? What kind of workers are driving for Uber? Jonathan V. Hall and Alan B. Krueger offer the first set of systematic answers to this question in "An Analysis of the Labor Mar...
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Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption

Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) may mean more than simply having devices and machines talking to each other. It potentially represents a profound shift affecting the way businesses and society operate.
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Big changes are coming to Facebook Messenger: How to watch the news live

Big changes are coming to Facebook Messenger: How to watch the news live | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook is expected to announce some major changes coming to its Facebook Messenger app on Wednesday that could turn the chatting platform into massive hub for users If the rumors are true, we could soon be able to use advanced photo tools,...
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Sweet New Facebook Messenger App Turns Texts Into Pop Songs

Sweet New Facebook Messenger App Turns Texts Into Pop Songs | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Zya Ditty is a new mobile app that turns your typed text into autotuned vocals singing along with famous songs.
The post Sweet New Facebook Messenger App Turns Texts Into Pop Songs appeared first on WIRED.
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The year in open hardware computers ~ TechTalk

The year in open hardware computers ~ TechTalk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The popularity of open source software, and Linux in particular, continues to amaze. It might be the Linux driven website serving up this article, that open source browser you are using, or that Android driven phone it runs on, but by now you know that open source software is a part of your everyday life. So, what about open source hardware?
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Facebook's next step to world domination is the Internet of Things

Facebook's next step to world domination is the Internet of Things | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook announced a new software development kit (SDK) on Wednesday to support the growing influx of web-connected devices for the home, like smart garage door openers and refrigerators.
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Facebook Will Now Let You Embed Facebook Videos On Other Sites

Facebook Will Now Let You Embed Facebook Videos On Other Sites | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Facebook wants to be your source for everything — whether or not you’re actually on Facebook.
Today at F8, Facebook introduced the ability to embed Facebook videos on other websites.
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Capturing the Networked Society:

Capturing the Networked Society: | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Ericsson has long envisioned the arrival of a Networked Society: one in which connectivity brings people closer together than ever before, where collaboration is part of everyday life, and where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

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This Amazing 3D Printed Tool Can Drill Holes in Metal Using Nothing but Human Power

This Amazing 3D Printed Tool Can Drill Holes in Metal Using Nothing but Human Power | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It was just last week that we broke a story on the world’s smallest drill, which was 3D printed by a man in New Zealand, named Lance Abernethy. It measured just 7.5mm wide, had...
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