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Gesche Joost from the research lab at Universität der Künste Berlin starts with the image of an interactive quilt that uses visual hints of interactive threat connected to an interface to tell stories.
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What’s the economy of the future? For designer and SMLXL founder Alan Moore it’s ‘open-sourced’, ‘bottom-up managed’, ‘co-created’, ‘mass-customized’, ‘adaptive’, and ‘human-scale’. Don’t be put off by the jargon, Moore’s argument in No Straight Lines is simple and compelling.
SENSORICA: an open, decentralized and self-organizing value network, designing, producing, and distributing sensing and sensemaking solutions.
Close to 80 per cent of the population is now online and whether they spend their time shopping, gaming, social networking or simply surfing, it has become a social and business phenomenon – some might say obsession. According to a recent survey, 1 in 4 people spend more time online than they do sleeping.
Money, markets, and value are some of the core-categories of today's capitalist societies. They come with specific meanings, forms and interpretations which are reflected in and at the same time give shape to socio-economic and cultural contexts.
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Working Title: "Public Health, Seeds, Open Knowledge and Clean Tech: A Common(s) Pathway? - Discussing a Commons-based Knowledge Transfer and Innovation System"
.. is a term we’re starting to hear very often, and perhaps too often too soon. I think it might cheapen and mis-direct the important process of making deep changes to the ‘colonization’ (by the rampant corporatism of today) of the exchanges between people that are necessary to create almost anything that finds form and expression.
P2P (peer-to-peer) Urbanism joins ideas from the open-source software movement together with new thinking by urbanists, into a discipline oriented towards satisfying human needs. P2P-Urbanism is concerned with cooperative and creative efforts to define space for people’s use. This essay explains P2P-Urbanism as the outcome of several historical processes, describes the cooperative participation schemes that P2P-Urbanism creates, and indicates the possible outcomes of applying P2P-Urbanism in different human environments.
But things have been moving so fast with Liquid Robotics we wanted to pause for a moment to list of some recent news and would also like to provide you with a great video of their CEO Bill Vass providing some important context.
WikiSpeed is a social enterprise applying cutting-edge collaboration techniques from the open-source software world, to solve problems for social good.
Een idee in een vroeg stadium maar met veel potentieel. Alles hangt van de bevolking zelf af. Zijn er mensen genoeg die hier aan willen werken? "L
Here is some news that the conservative critics of Venezuela's leftist government will not publicize. The Chavistas announced that a new labour law, part of which will grant recognition to non-salaried work traditionally done by women, will come into effect this week. Full-time mothers will now be able to collect a pension.
For more info, please visit:http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. This week, if you've never seen a 3D printer, the first time you do, you may have a "wow" moment. The possibilities that this technology opens up for small businesses are limitless. Here's a quick primer to get you up to speed on the basics of 3D printing, what it could mean for the future of manufacturing, and how several entrepreneurs are already using this machinery.
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“The old protests, so dull and single-minded, have passed into obsolescence, and given rise to infinite possibility. We’ve rethought the concepts of action, protest, relationship, the public, the common…”
They are called FabLabs (Fabrication Laboratories) and are places where you can build (almost) anything. They are small-scale laboratories that offer all the tools needed to carry out digital fabrication projects: in other words, all those activities that involve transforming data into real objects and vice versa.
On boell.de/en the Green Foundation named after Heinrich Böll presents itself in publications, dossiers and events in text, audio and video.
Sameh Zeid writes about how he integrates Prune the Product Treeinto building product roadmaps in this recentpost; he includes an adaption of our standard Prune the Product Tree poster, organizing the tree metaphor along a time horizon (foundation, one year, blue sky) and by designer and user.
Ron Richards tries Glass for the first time. From Episode 109 of All About Android podcast (TWiT Network). Check out the podcasts on TWiT.tv: http://twit.tv/...
Everyvote.org is developing and providing software that makes it easy to know your candidates, their views, and others’ views about them, all collected in one place for easy access.
I am especially interested in NATO and White SOF as well as emerging regional associations that want to create M4IS2 Decision-Support Centres (MDSC) and push back on external influences that are both toxic and untruthful. Most of our policies — for example the war on drugs — are hypocritical, unaffordable, and not based on ethical evidence. The time for the world to get a grip on reality and begin bothOSC and M4IS2 is now. Will gladly accept corporate funding of travel on a business development basis.
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"The greatest illusion of this world is the illusion of separation." ~ Once the story our world is built on reflects the reality of interconnection, we will be on a true path towards sustainability.