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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Tribility Core — A 3D Print Server & Group of Apps to Simplify 3D Printing

Tribility Core — A 3D Print Server & Group of Apps to Simplify 3D Printing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Developers are putting in a good share of effort lately to simplify the process of 3D printing — and a Swedish company, Tribility AB, has launched a piece of hardware which controls what they...
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How the next stage of the Internet's evolution will connect humans and machines - New York Post

How the next stage of the Internet's evolution will connect humans and machines - New York Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Internet of Things is enabled by several factors, including the rise of cloud computing, which makes for easy transfer of digital information and radio-frequency identification — or RFID — which uses microchips to read information from sensors and monitor product use and condition.

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The Final Frontier of Net Neutrality

The Final Frontier of Net Neutrality | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the past few months we’ve heard a lot about two opposite Internets, one infernal and one heavenly.
The infernal Internet emerges from the recent debate over net neutrality.
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Are Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit Adulterating The Sharing Economy?

Are Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit Adulterating The Sharing Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Something similar is happening with the so-called “sharing” economy, popularized by the likes of Uber, AirBnb and Task Rabbit. While users still flock to these platforms, more and more people are starting to question the real benefits and the underlying motivations of the companies involved.

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Robert Mylne's curator insight, March 27, 2015 5:33 AM

As sharing sites like Uber, AirBnB and taskrabbit have given thousands of out of work or struggling people a chance at employment they are willing to defend it to the end. But people on the opposing side of this argument have also arisen.

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New models are needed for translating open science to innovation

New models are needed for translating open science to innovation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Internet-enabled forms of scientific collaboration, popularly referred to as open science, have not automatically translated into innovation.
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An Economy of Trust: How Transparency Is Changing the Tech Industry

An Economy of Trust: How Transparency Is Changing the Tech Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The building of customer trust has always been the mark of a good business, and its importance has only become more pronounced with the widespread ubiquity of the internet.
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Join the @P2P_Foundation at the World Social Forum #Tunis #fsm2015 | P2P Foundation

Join the @P2P_Foundation at the World Social Forum #Tunis #fsm2015 | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In solidarity with the people of Tunis I will be attending this years Forum Social Mundial
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Remixing Culture And Why The Art Of The Mash-Up Matters

Remixing Culture And Why The Art Of The Mash-Up Matters | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Editor’s Note: Ben Murray is the editor for The Space, a digital art non-profit organization in the UK and was a former BBC digital editor.  The line “good artists copy; great artists steal,” attributed to Pablo Picasso and appropriated by Steve...
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Genesis Duo & Uno 3D Printers to Launch on Kickstarter Starting at $249 Next Week

Genesis Duo & Uno 3D Printers to Launch on Kickstarter Starting at $249 Next Week | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Kickstarter has been a tremendous platform for new 3D printer manufacturers to launch their machines on. While we have seen several projects fail because of a lack of sound business strategies, there have been...
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Map of #Grassroots groups in #Greece | P2P Foundation

Map of #Grassroots groups in #Greece | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 2013, we carried out an extensive study to map all the grassroots movements in Greece
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TTP and the Corporate Coup d'Etat | P2P Foundation

TTP and the Corporate Coup d'Etat | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Trans-Pacific Partnership contains something called 'investor-state dispute settlement' (ISDS) - a controversial trade-dispute mechanism now being included in most secretly-negotiated trade deals. ISDS allows multinational corporations and investors to sue countries over policy or regulations that hinder their future profits. These lawsuits are secretly tried in special 'arbitration tribunals' - courts that are basically privately run by the corporate sector, with the lawyers and judges sele
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▶ Europe's first carbon neutral neighborhood - Smart Cities - Horizons - YouTube

Adam Shaw discovers how the Swedish city of Malmö has created Europe's first carbon neutral neighbourhood. More Horizons here http://www.bbc.com/horizonsbusi...
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Inviable.is Life Cycle Thinking

Inviable.is Life Cycle Thinking | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Based on our scientific background and experience on Life Cycle Approaches, we can help you to understand the environmental, economic and social implications of your products, services or technology. This is the key milestone to identify and implement ways of improving your holistic performance, prioritizing practices according to your business realities. In this way you will be looking how you can make a positive impact rather than simply doing less bad. 

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Crowdsourcing Speech Ratings with Amazon's Mechanical Turk

http://cred.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?doi=10.1044/cred-meas-tth-001/wHr_ub8Tvss Video created for the ASHA #CREdLibrary Tara McAllister Byun, New York University, talks about using Amazon's...
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How Is the Internet Changing the Face of Activism for a New Generation?

How Is the Internet Changing the Face of Activism for a New Generation? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Born into a post-internet world, Generation Z are high-speed, mobile and digitally adept, and from Britain to Hong Kong, young voices are making themselves heard, and it’s time to pay attention.
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How did Uber come to outnumber NYC's Yellow taxis? (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

How did Uber come to outnumber NYC's Yellow taxis? (+video) - Christian Science Monitor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This week, numbers released from the city's taxi registry found that for the first time the number of registered Uber drivers is more than the number of taxis on the road. Has the industry changed for good?
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Technology Future Of Work - GE on the Technology Channel

Technology Future Of Work - GE on the Technology Channel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, a factory built one thing Now, a factory can build as many things as there are people to imagine them Subscribe to the GE Channel httpinv
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Martin Roberts's curator insight, March 24, 2015 3:29 AM

3D Production Technology will revolutionise Industry and Service/Sales in the coming decade, with the means of creation and production of goods being available to consumers directly- potentially hugely disruptive to current market infrastructure.

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Plen2 Is A 3D-Print-It-Yourself Humanoid Robot Kit

Plen2 Is A 3D-Print-It-Yourself Humanoid Robot Kit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Meet Plen2, an adorably cute humanoid robot that’s small enough to stand on your desk. This bot can bust a few moves, such as dancing and carrying small objects.
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The Future Of Work Is About Choice

The Future Of Work Is About Choice | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When it came to our work lives, we historically haven't had much choice around how we actually worked (and most of us still don't).
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Open Source Model In Computers Should Be Applied To Genomic Data, Paper Says

Open Source Model In Computers Should Be Applied To Genomic Data, Paper Says | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Genomic data should be made publicly available for the promotion of science as a global public good, a new paper argues. Two researchers suggest that a model inspired by the open-source computer software movement should be developed for plant breeding, animal breeding, and biomedicine.

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3D Printed Algae Provides Oxygen Source for Growing Bioprinted Human Cells

3D Printed Algae Provides Oxygen Source for Growing Bioprinted Human Cells | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bioprinting promises to change the way we look at the field of medicine forever. As several companies are already printing living human tissue, it’s only a matter of time before many ailments can be...
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How we got Here? #Greece has an immense network of organisations focused on social good | P2P Foundation

How we got Here? #Greece has an immense network of organisations focused on social good | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The vision for the future of Greece is especially captivating when you speak with the people here that are involved with making the place more liveable.
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Of Greeks and Germans: Re-imagining our shared future

Of Greeks and Germans: Re-imagining our shared future | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Any sensible person can see how a certain video[1] has become part of something beyond a gesture. It has sparked off a kerfuffle reflecting the manner in which the 2008 banking crisis began to unde...
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