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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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If Google Glass Was a Joke, Then the Joke Is On You

If Google Glass Was a Joke, Then the Joke Is On You | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I don’t feel the following needs any elaboration, but for the sake of making my point I will do so anyway. When a device or software is in it’s beta phase it means that it is near completion.
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The Social Value Creation of 4 Sharing Economy Companies in 2014 - Collaborative Consumption

The Social Value Creation of 4 Sharing Economy Companies in 2014 - Collaborative Consumption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The largest Dutch insurance company Achmea commissioned True Price to research the social value creation of four fast growing Dutch and international sharing economy platforms Croqqer, SnappCar, Thuisafgehaald and Peerby. The study reveals that together these 4 initiatives created a social value of 4 million euro’s due to more and better social relations between people, increased autonomy and health. The image shows a short description of the 4 initiatives included in the research and a graph with the results of the measurement.

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3 Likely Acquisition Targets Within the 3D Printing Industry

3 Likely Acquisition Targets Within the 3D Printing Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last 18 months we have seen more acquisitions within the 3D printing space than we had likely witnessed over the previous 5 years combined. Competition and fear of larger players entering the...
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What We Could Learn From Alaska When It Comes to Sharing the Wealth

What We Could Learn From Alaska When It Comes to Sharing the Wealth | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Why can’t we broadly distribute the wealth produced from America’s common resource pool?
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CBPP Posters | P2PValue

CBPP Posters | P2PValue | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Our posters about Commons-Based Peer Production, designed by Laura Recio, are available for download below (click on each of the images to go to the downloads page on Wikimedia Commons) & used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license . They are in English, with other languages to be added soon. Enjoy ;-)

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Google's Next Nexus Device Codenamed N000; May Collaborate with Nexus 4 and 5 Makers

Google's Next Nexus Device Codenamed N000; May Collaborate with Nexus 4 and 5 Makers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google is reportedly damping its Nexus 6 makers – Motorola – and collaborating with the makers of Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 once again for its next smartphone.
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Instituting the Freedom to Share - The Hindu

Instituting the Freedom to Share - The Hindu | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A national innovation policy must respect the legal protections for sharing as much as those for owning
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‘Incredible Hauke’ Action Figure — Man 3D Prints a Figure of Himself and then Creates Stop-Motion Video

‘Incredible Hauke’ Action Figure — Man 3D Prints a Figure of Himself and then Creates Stop-Motion Video | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Boy do I miss the days of playing with my G.I. Joe action figures on the kitchen floor with my brother. We would literally spend hours at a time moving these little figurines around,...
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Top 80 US Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites Open New Doors in 2015

Top 80 US Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites Open New Doors in 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The evolution of crowdfunding as a new investment vehicle in the US real estate industry has been remarkable in the past few years. Since the JOBS Act was passed into law in 2012, platforms specializing in crowdfunding real estate projects have mushr...
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Not Just for Prototyping Anymore: Student 3D Prints a Waterproof Smartphone Case

Not Just for Prototyping Anymore: Student 3D Prints a Waterproof Smartphone Case | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is really a misconception within the desktop 3D printing space that the technology only has one purpose, and that is for prototyping. While 3D printing does lend itself to being the perfect solution...
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Italian Researchers Expect 3D Printed Eyes by 2027, Providing Enhanced Vision & WiFi Connection

Italian Researchers Expect 3D Printed Eyes by 2027, Providing Enhanced Vision & WiFi Connection | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There’s one thing you may have begun to notice about digital design and 3D printing: whatever you think might happen in the future is probably going to advance far beyond whatever you envisioned or...
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NoSQL market frames larger debate: Can open source be profitable? - SiliconANGLE (blog)

NoSQL market frames larger debate: Can open source be profitable? - SiliconANGLE (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Open source software is accelerating innovation in technology like never before. Over the last decade, non-proprietary, community-developed software has been adopted into virtually every aspect of computing, becoming the foundation for everything from Big Data and cloud computing to mobile devices and Bitcoin.

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Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform

Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Facebook will announce new ways for third-parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app next week at its F8 developer conference, according to multiple sources.
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Online Learning Service Platzi Wants To Give You Useful Tech Skills, Not Diplomas

Online Learning Service Platzi Wants To Give You Useful Tech Skills, Not Diplomas | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 A couple of things about online learning service Platzi immediately set it apart from the other companies in Y Combinator’s latest batch. First, it is from Latin America — Colombia to be precise. Second, it is profitable.
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Moving Around China with People's Uber | Uber - YouTube

A look at how People's Uber is transforming the way people get around China. Sign up to ride or drive at http://uber.com
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Your drone delivery dream is one step closer: Amazon gets testing permission for Prime Air

Your drone delivery dream is one step closer: Amazon gets testing permission for Prime Air | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When Amazon boss Jeff Bezos unveiled his plan to use drones for deliveries back in 2013, most people laughed it off as a publicity stunt. The company is serious, however, and has just won FAA approval to test its Prime Air delivery drone.
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Drones are one of the current trends in IT industry. If Amazon success this service, there is no need for deliverer to send parcels and it will be important technology for Amazon.

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LinkedIn now helps Android owners on to the next step of their career ladder

LinkedIn now helps Android owners on to the next step of their career ladder | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a new job and have an Android device, LinkedIn has a new app for you. Just like the iOS version that launched last year, Job Search has a slew of features designed to help you take a step up the career ladder.
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Japanese Man 3D Prints Multiple Remote Control MicroShips

Japanese Man 3D Prints Multiple Remote Control MicroShips | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As a child I was obsessed with remote control cars. I would run the batteries low faster than a drag racer burns through fuel. If there was one toy that could have gotten me even...
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Researchers 3D Print Microscopic Light Beam Guides, A Step Towards Super Fast Computing

Researchers 3D Print Microscopic Light Beam Guides, A Step Towards Super Fast Computing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Recent innovations in using microscopic 3D printed guides to manipulate light carrying data give the information highway a whole new concept of speed and efficiency. What more futuristic way could there be for information...
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Students Create 3D Printed Zero Gravity Scale, Mixer, & More at AET’s Extreme Challenge Event

Students Create 3D Printed Zero Gravity Scale, Mixer, & More at AET’s Extreme Challenge Event | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It really bothers me when I hear anyone questioning the benefits of bringing 3D printing into our educational systems. There is so much potential out there when the students who make up tomorrow’s workforce...
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Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free

Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Amazon has been working hard to build up the popularity of its Android-based Appstore with consumers and developers — borrowing from the well-thumbed Amazon playbook of deep discounts to drive usage.
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Face to Face with FabLab BCN, Europe’s Open Forge of Ideas - 3D Printing Industry

Face to Face with FabLab BCN, Europe’s Open Forge of Ideas - 3D Printing Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3DPI's Davide Sher pays a visit to IAAC's FabLab BCN to discuss 3D printing, digital manufacturing, and the FabLab project as a whole.
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Roderick Benns, “Basic income guarantee group in Kingston tackles issue one kitchen table at a time”

Roderick Benns, “Basic income guarantee group in Kingston tackles issue one kitchen table at a time” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Benns interviews Toni Pickard, coordinator of the Kingston Action Group which supports a basic income for all Canadians and has been around since 2013.
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A Look at Metal 3D Printing and the Medical Implants Industry

A Look at Metal 3D Printing and the Medical Implants Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The medical applications of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) are continuously increasing. “Digital Healthcare” makes breakthrough achievements and “3D scan-to-parts” will sooner or later become a routine.
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