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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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The Guardian declares war on climate change

The Guardian declares war on climate change | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
After 20 years at the helm of one of the United Kingdom’s most influential newspapers, Alan Rusbridger is about to step down as editor of the Guardian.
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How businesses can engage consumers in their sustainability stories - The Guardian

How businesses can engage consumers in their sustainability stories - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Consumers are facing information overload. Tapping into people’s values and sharing positive messages will help connect over sustainability
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Uber in “sharing economy” standoff with UK government

Uber in “sharing economy” standoff with UK government | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber is currently not recognised as a sharing economy company in the UK but the San Francisco giant still wants to be part of the UK sharing economy debate.
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Uber and Lyft Taxes - Interview with Tristan at Zen99

Tristan, CEO of Zen99, speaks on a Google Hangout with Rideshare Dashboard about how their free service helps self employed workers such as Uber, Lyft or Sidecar drivers with calculating their...
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Uber, Lyft Decisions Highlight Difficulty of Classifying Workers in the Modern Economy | Labor & Employment Law Blog

Uber, Lyft Decisions Highlight Difficulty of Classifying Workers in the Modern Economy | Labor & Employment Law Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"The test the California courts have developed over the 20th Century for classifying workers isn’t very helpful in addressing . . . 21st Century problem." 
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100 Women of P2P: Ruth Catlow of Furtherfield

100 Women of P2P: Ruth Catlow of Furtherfield | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Dear Ruth, tell us something about your general background and what Furtherfield is about?
In the mid-90s, the web changed for ever what it meant to be an artist.
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5 Amazing Companies That Really Get Big Data

5 Amazing Companies That Really Get Big Data | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here’s the second part of my roundup of companies that will be making waves in the big data world this year.
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Robert McKenzie's curator insight, March 22, 2015 5:41 AM

Metamind ..Affectiva...and one not mentioned Call Journey ..deep learning meets ETL, Curation etc for Metamind , emotion detection for Affectiva and Call Journey .. for example correlate the future performance of an equity based on the analysis of the quarterly presentations 'emotions' from voice analysis, facial analysis ..

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Can a Molecular 3D Printer Change the Way We Make Everything?

Can a Molecular 3D Printer Change the Way We Make Everything? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Kyle Maxey via engineering.com
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has become one of the wonder-techs of the new millennium.
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The Degrowth Alternative

Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism. Sustainable development and its more recent reincarnation “green growth” depoliticize genuine political antagonisms between alternative visions for the future.
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A futurist lays out a wild vision for the future of work -- here's what your career could look like in 2025

A futurist lays out a wild vision for the future of work  --  here's what your career could look like in 2025 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Futurist Faith Popcorn predicts that technology...
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Curtis Allen's curator insight, March 22, 2015 11:00 AM

Who's off to work this morning?
Enjoy! 

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Ola, Uber’s Big Rival In India, Introduces Food Ordering Service

Ola, Uber’s Big Rival In India, Introduces Food Ordering Service | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Ola, the SoftBank-backed taxi-hailing service in India, is taking a leaf out of the Uber playbook after it launched a food ordering service. Read More
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This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Millennials Hate Banks

This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Millennials Hate Banks | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Welcome back to another episode of TCBTC, TechCrunch’s premier and only bitcoin podcast.
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Entrepreneurship 3.0 -- The Third Wave of the Industrial Revolution - Huffington Post

Entrepreneurship 3.0 -- The Third Wave of the Industrial Revolution - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Corporations need to act today to set themselves for long-term success. Strategic partnerships are the answer.
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Uber's Latest Cutthroat Business Tactic Might Actually Help Workers

Uber's Latest Cutthroat Business Tactic Might Actually Help Workers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber has been at the center of many scandals, giving people plenty of reasons to be mad at it. But its latest scandal might be a reason to praise it.
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Coworking Spaces Are the Future of Work... Until Their Own Disruption

Coworking Spaces Are the Future of Work... Until Their Own Disruption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago we attended Asia’s first “Coworking Unconference”, set in the idyllic island of Bali in Indonesia, organized by Hubud (Hub in Ubud), with the s…
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Amazon doesn't want you to know how many data demands it gets - ZDNet

Amazon doesn't want you to know how many data demands it gets - ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The biggest mystery is why the retail and mobile giant has kept quiet for so long.
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Has Lyft Actually Overachieved In The War Against Uber? - Forbes

Has Lyft Actually Overachieved In The War Against Uber? - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
News emerged last week that ride-hailing service Lyft raised $530 million in Series E funding.  This number may pale in comparison to the billions that Uber has raised so far in 2015 but it's still nothing to scoff at.
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Book of the Day: Making of Global Capitalism

Book of the Day: Making of Global Capitalism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
* Book: The Making of Global Capitalism. Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin.
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Next for 3-D printers: healthy food

Next for 3-D printers: healthy food | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If 3-D printers are to address world food problems in the future, they’re going to have to move into far more nutritious fare, not the sugar polyhedra and chocolate rosebuds that are currently all the rage.
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European Cultural Foundation: Connecting Culture,Communities and Democracy | P2P Foundation

European Cultural Foundation: Connecting Culture,Communities and Democracy | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Here is an opportunity to meet projects working for the commons all over Europe and a chance for a 10.000 euros R&D grant for the projects selected. Deadline to send proposals: 13 April 2015.

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The transition to a world of the Commons corresponds to the establishment of a new social contract

The transition to a world of the Commons corresponds to the establishment of a new social contract | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The neoliberal world-system has entered a multiple crisis, while the stalemate of the growth function is hampering the socio-economic progress.
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A Profile With The Superstar Of The Maker Movement: Limor Fried - Manufacturing.net (blog)

A Profile With The Superstar Of The Maker Movement: Limor Fried - Manufacturing.net (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A Profile With The Superstar of the Maker Movement: Limor Fried
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13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Some of our staff spent the week in Austin TX reporting on anti-robot protests and drones that shoot both fire and silly string. But the news cycle rolls on with big announcements from Facebook, Tesla and Nintendo.
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Once Upon a Time, There Was One Internet and It Was Open to Everyone…

Once Upon a Time, There Was One Internet and It Was Open to Everyone… | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Businesses have faced several crises and threats in recent years. The gradual and lingering fallout from the global economic crisis and shifting consumer confidence have touched all.
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