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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Perspectives on the Future of Work: March 23

Perspectives on the Future of Work: March 23 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What's the latest news about the future of work? This week's roundup highlights two approaches to managing remote teams.
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Future of Work: Culture | Education 2.0 & 3.0

Future of Work: Culture | Education 2.0 & 3.0 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The explosion of new technologies, mass adoption of social channels, ubiquity of mobile and connectivity, and proliferation of devices continue to drive massive transformation, but at what cost?
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Jean Lievens: New Age of Water Wars

Jean Lievens: New Age of Water Wars | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jean Lievens New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in aggravating major conflicts in the Middle East and North...
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Future of Work: Culture

THE TRADITIONAL WORKPLACE, AS WE'VE KNOWN IT, DOESN'T EVEN EXIST TODAY. The explosion of new technologies, mass adoption of social channels, ubiquity of mobil…

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Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones - KFGO

Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones - KFGO | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Laurence Frost and Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) - French auto parts maker Valeo plans to draw on drone software and other military technologies from partner Safran to offer self-driving ...
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The dark side of commercial open source - TechRepublic

The dark side of commercial open source - TechRepublic | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Apple's acquisition of FoundationDB is a warning to all: contribute to the open-source projects you love, or risk losing them.
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Proposals for freedom in the economy: unconditional basic income, cooperative ownership of enterprise, socialized health care.

Proposals for freedom in the economy: unconditional basic income, cooperative ownership of enterprise, socialized health care. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a little over a week, one of the editors of this blog, Alex Gourevitch, will be speaking at the Left Forum with Corey Robin and Doug Henwood on a panel on freedom and the economy. The panel is o...
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The end of our wearables and e-textiles course but not the end of our wearables journey! - Fab Lab Manchester

The end of our wearables and e-textiles course but not the end of our wearables journey! - Fab Lab Manchester | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When we started our  wearables and e-textiles course, we were slightly nervous delving into the unknown world of incorporating technology with textiles.
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Moolahonly's curator insight, April 29, 2015 1:12 PM

These are the types of wearable devices we would like help get funding on our crowdfunding platform www.moolahonly.com

 

Please support our Headtalker campaign at http://bit.ly/1EjTMyU

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The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel

The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The foundations of the business travel ecosystem are under more strain than ever before. U.S. companies are projected to spend $310 million on business travel..
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Google To Build Robotic Surgery Assistance Platform With Johnson & Johnson - TechCrunch

Google To Build Robotic Surgery Assistance Platform With Johnson & Johnson - TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The team effort will involve..
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Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for Facebook’s gain?

Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for Facebook’s gain? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg, through Facebook, has started an initiative called Internet.org that aims to bring the web to places lacking access. Just one problem; it seems the plan is meant to benefit Facebook more than anyone else.
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What’s inside the neoliberal mind? Part 2 – Marketfundamentalist Marxism, kind of

What’s inside the neoliberal mind? Part 2 – Marketfundamentalist Marxism, kind of | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The latest ECB Economic Bulletin states: “In Portugal, the 2009-13 reforms have already raised the levels of productivity and potential GDP.
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Keynes on people who have their heads fuddled with nonsense

Keynes on people who have their heads fuddled with nonsense | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
from Lars Syll The Conservative belief that there is some law of nature which prevents men from being employed, that it is “rash” to employ men, and that it is financially ‘sound’ to maintain a tenth of the population in idleness for an indefinite...
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Big Data Quality: What's Old is New Again - Smart Data Collective

Big Data Quality: What's Old is New Again - Smart Data Collective | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
So many new applications and platforms offer sophisticated ways to analyze and manipulate Big Data, but they lack capabilities to adequately standardize, enrich and match complex data sets.
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Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta

Government operating systems and government as collective intelligence | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Today’s continuing revolutions in digital technologies are constantly changing the options for how government can be organised, with new tools ranging from sensors and machine learning, to predictive algorithms and crowdsourcing platforms.
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We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency

We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We are writing the Business Model Chapter for “Building Open Source Hardware” | Open It Agency http://t.co/lNdVLVeUKb
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Tom Atlee: On Empathy & Transformation

Tom Atlee: On Empathy & Transformation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tom Atlee Juicy Compilations about Big Empathy and Transformational Conversation In the last ten days two major compilations have been posted related to the co-intelligence work – one on Big Empathy and one summarizing the work of the Dialogue and...
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"Internet of Things can have massive impact on manufacturing" - Business Standard

"Internet of Things can have massive impact on manufacturing" - Business Standard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In this interview, Arun Kundu of Verizon Enterprise, explains the importance of Internet of Things, which enables physical objects to communicate with each other, for the manufacturing companies
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Arduino SRL to Distributors: “We're the REAL Arduino” - Hackaday

Arduino SRL to Distributors: “We're the REAL Arduino” - Hackaday | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Arduino SRL (formerly known as Smart Projects SRL) sent out a letter to its distribution partners yesterday. If you've been following along with the Arduino vs Arduino story (we've previously publishe...
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The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate

The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Oh Internet, where would we be without you? We certainly wouldn't be instant messaging someone we met at Machu Picchu six years ago. Or trawling through an album of a girl we went to primary school with entitled 'OMG!
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4 tech innovations from the past decade you couldn’t live without

4 tech innovations from the past decade you couldn’t live without | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The year is 2005. The best thing you could do on your phone then was play snake and free-call friends who connected to the same service as you.
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Patrick Wallace's curator insight, March 30, 2015 8:54 AM

What was your technological life like 10 years ago?

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

Collaborative consumption, or the 'sharing economy' as it is also known, refers to the business model that involves individuals sharing their resources with strangers, often enabled by a third party's digital platform.  In recent years, there has been an explosion of these peer-to-peer (P2P) services.  Indeed, it is estimated that 25% of UK adults are already sharing online and that global revenues in the sharing economy could rise from £9 billion today to £230 billion in 2025.

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Ubiquitous Commons at NetFutures 2015

Ubiquitous Commons at NetFutures 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A preview of the Ubiquitous Commons first prototype has been presented at the NetFutures 2015 event held in Brussels, during the CAPS concertation meeting, for the special topic regarding Distributed architectures for decentralised data management.
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Making A Difference Through Effective Altruism

Making A Difference Through Effective Altruism

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM

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3 21st Century Networkers Attending

Often we debate and discuss issues but come away with more questions than answers:  What can be done about an issue? What is the best action that can be taken? Is this issue the one I should be focusing my time and efforts on, what about all the others? The Effective Altruism movement tries to answer these kinds of  questions. Effective Altruism is...

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GlobalNet21: Recreating Our Futures
Often we debate and discuss issues but come away with more questions than answers:  What can be done about an issue? What is the best action that can be taken?
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How Google, Facebook And Others Pay Their H-1B Employees

How Google, Facebook And Others Pay Their H-1B Employees | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Legislative debate regarding expanding the H-1B visa program is heating up in the U.S. Senate. H-1B visas allow foreign workers—specifically those in technical roles—to legally work in the United States.
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