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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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The 'Teflon Uber' paradox: Why controversies don't drive away customers

The 'Teflon Uber' paradox: Why controversies don't drive away customers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For nearly a year, Amy Resnick was the Uber poster child. She used the car service two or three times a week, taking it to and from work, the airport, you name it.
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Wikinomics | Marketingfacts

Wikinomics | Marketingfacts | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BusinessWeek heeft afgelopen maand een special report gepubliceerd over Wikinomics. Een special ter ere van het recent gelanceerde boek Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything van Don...
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Lyft CEO: Flexibility the new stability

Lyft CEO: Flexibility the new stability | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Logan Green, Lyft CEO, discusses the role Lyft has in the sharing economy and how it's changing the nature of work, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
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Inside Google's Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

Inside Google's Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How one of Google's original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.
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The FabLab innovation: where do we stand?

The FabLab innovation: where do we stand? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The stagnation of the economic growth and industrial development could induce us to believe that the time of fabrics has come to an end.
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Internet Of Things Accelerator Seamless Opens Doors In Michigan

Internet Of Things Accelerator Seamless Opens Doors In Michigan | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 The West Coast of Michigan is a haven for industrial designers and is home to the world’s most iconic furniture manufacturers: Steelcase and Herman Miller. That’s because Michigan builds things.
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How a Technology-Push Process Led to the Reboot of Google Glass

How a Technology-Push Process Led to the Reboot of Google Glass | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google Glass exploded into the tech scene in 2012 with the pomp and circumstance of an Apple product unveiling.  It put “wearable technology” into the lexicon of the masses.  Accolades poured in from both the technology world and the fashion...
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Jesse Studin's curator insight, March 29, 2015 11:30 PM

Google Glass was meant to be the next big thing of technology 3 years ago. It failed to hit off with its unattractive appeal, this technology has gone over its previous failures to reinvent itself and become of the biggest trends of 2015

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Facebook would like to be part of your smart home

Facebook would like to be part of your smart home | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At yesterday's F8 conference, Parse, which is owned by Facebook, announced a developer platform for the Internet of Things. It's Facebook's first big leap into the connected-home environment.
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3D Printed Weather Stations Will Save Lives in Developing Countries

3D Printed Weather Stations Will Save Lives in Developing Countries | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
USAID’s Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have partnered since 1997 to assist developing countries in predicting and preparing for extreme weather.
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Tim Giles Builds a 3D Printed Robotic Third Hand

Tim Giles Builds a 3D Printed Robotic Third Hand | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tim Giles is a maker and engineer who lives in Rochester, New York, and he’s created a series of instructions and some code to help you 3D print and build a Robotic Third Hand...
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3D Printing a Bronze Dinosaur: Tany Foundry Combines Technologies for One-of-a-Kind Masterpiece

3D Printing a Bronze Dinosaur: Tany Foundry Combines Technologies for One-of-a-Kind Masterpiece | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
China has been the birthplace of many unique and fascinating 3D printed objects and structures as of late. More innovation has come out of China, in the realm of 3D printing, than from any...
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Will there be a revolt in the sharing economy?

Will there be a revolt in the sharing economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What will happen if the people who “work” for the likes of Uber and Airbnb want more of the pie?
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Verwaerde Pascal's curator insight, March 28, 2015 3:51 AM

May be peers will disrupt the disrupters

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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens - KQED (blog)

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens - KQED (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Despite cautionary tales of teens and social networks, students have a lot to gain from incorporating what they learn in their personal digital space to the classroom.
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Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 3 #UK | P2P Foundation

Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 3 #UK | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the UK, urbanisation is pricing citizens further and further away from the places they called home.
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Digital democracy

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Democracy is out of step with the way the world communicates. Could open source software and a so-called parliamentary ‘cyber chamber’ help address this disconnect?
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Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 2 #Turkey | P2P Foundation

Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the #Commons Part 2 #Turkey | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The neoliberal city is the motor of Erdogan’s Turkey
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The Shut-In Economy

The Shut-In Economy - Matter - Medium
In the new world of on-demand everything, you’re either pampered, isolated royalty — or you’re a 21st century servant.
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Rojava Secret Revolution

Rojava Secret Revolution | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Middle East’s newest territory is called «Rojava». Out of the chaos of Syria’s civil war, mainly Kurdish leftists have forged a radical, egalitarian, multi-ethnic mini-state run on communal lines.
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Marxist Praxis, Catholic Solidarity, and Human Dignity - CounterPunch

Marxist Praxis, Catholic Solidarity, and Human Dignity - CounterPunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Marxist Praxis, Catholic Solidarity, and Human Dignity
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Lyft adds driver profiles to make everyone feel safer

Lyft adds driver profiles to make everyone feel safer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In an effort to create familiarity and a sense of safety for its users, Lyft is introducing new profiles that will share bits of information about the rider and driver, including mutual friends through Facebook integration.
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SABIC Uses 3D Printing Technology to Build a More Efficient Truck Roof

SABIC Uses 3D Printing Technology to Build a More Efficient Truck Roof | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) operates its own Research and Technology Center which does state-of-the-art petrochemical research at the cutting edge of scientific advances in industry, and they’ve made a commitment to 3D printing...
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First Ever 3D Printed Thyroid Gland Announced by Russia’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions

First Ever 3D Printed Thyroid Gland Announced by Russia’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The advancements seen within the field of 3D bioprinting are simply staggering. With numerous companies spending millions of dollars on advancing such technologies, we are in the early stages of what may be one...
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Google To Build Robotic Surgery Platform With Johnson & Johnson

Google To Build Robotic Surgery Platform With Johnson & Johnson | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform.
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Movements of Radical Imagination; How Ordinary People Are Building A New World

Movements of Radical Imagination; How Ordinary People Are Building A New World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This article looks into the ways in which meaningful, positive cultural change is being made by revolutionary movements around the world, including the Cypherpunk movement, which advocates encryption as a tool to foster free expression and equality. It is the first article for the Cryptosphere by noted writer Nozomi Hayase.

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