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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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You can now pay your friends through Facebook Messenger

You can now pay your friends through Facebook Messenger | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook's long-awaited payments feature is finally here.
On Tuesday, the social network announced a new feature for Messenger that lets users send and receive money to one another. The feature will roll out to Facebook users in the U.S.
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What We Know About the Global Sharing Economy

What We Know About the Global Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Sharing Economy is growing faster than Facebook, Google and Yahoo combined. - We are delighted to launch a major new report – What we know about the Global Sharing Economy. Click here to download the report.
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The real sharing economy

The real sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Renewable energy is booming and countries are finally beginning to act committed to saving the climate, just as we’re approaching game over for the stable climate.
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Uber and Lyft fail to convince judges their employees are 'independent contractors'

Uber and Lyft fail to convince judges their employees are 'independent contractors' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
That could in turn affect the valuations of not just Lyft and Uber but also other startups that rely on large networks of privately contracted individuals.
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Snowden tells tech bigwigs: It's up to you to thwart mass surveillance - The Register

Snowden tells tech bigwigs: It's up to you to thwart mass surveillance - The Register | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
'I'm helping to improve lives' says NSA whistleblower
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Is The Internet Hurting More Than Helping? - Here And Now

Is The Internet Hurting More Than Helping? - Here And Now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Andrew Keen argues that the Internet economy as it exists hurts the middle class and benefits the few.
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Woah! New liquid 3D-printing works up to 100 times faster

Woah! New liquid 3D-printing works up to 100 times faster | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3D printing technology has been progressing at a fairly steady pace for the past few years, but now, thanks to California-based startup Carbon3D, the technology is about to take a massive leap forward.
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Reflections on the Future of the Sharing Economy

Reflections on the Future of the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Article cross-posted from Sharing.org. Photo credit: opensourceway / Foter / CC BY-SA.
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How much sharing goes on in the "sharing economy"? - Alexandra Samuel

How much sharing goes on in the "sharing economy"? - Alexandra Samuel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How much of the sharing economy really involves sharing?
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Sharing economy outstrips combined growth of Facebook, Google and Yahoo - GrowthBusiness.co.uk

Sharing economy outstrips combined growth of Facebook, Google and Yahoo - GrowthBusiness.co.uk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In seven years sharing economy estimated to have grown by b, says report into sector
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Sharing economy changing nature of work: Lyft CEO - CNBC

Sharing economy changing nature of work: Lyft CEO - CNBC | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"There's nothing about this that is a traditional employment relationship," Lyft CEO Logan Green told CNBC.
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Carbon3D Unveils Breakthrough CLIP 3D Printing Technology, 25-100X Faster

Carbon3D Unveils Breakthrough CLIP 3D Printing Technology, 25-100X Faster | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In what may be one of the biggest stories we have covered this year, a new company, Carbon3D has just emerged out of stealth mode, unveiling an entirely new breakthrough 3D printing process, which...
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Matthew Cook's curator insight, March 24, 2015 7:22 AM

A company called Carbon3D is releasing a breakthrough within the 3D printing industry. They have developed a new printing system that can print from 25 up to 100 times faster than a standard 3D printer.

 

With this new technology breakthrough, it could change the 3D printing industry entirely. Manufacturers in the future may possibly be able to generate products or items at an increased rate to which they are capable of in our modern age.

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Uber Launches Virtual Hackathon For API Developers

Uber Launches Virtual Hackathon For API Developers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Last August, Uber that would make it easier for third-party developers to hail a ride from within their own apps.
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Growing your business with the Sharing Economy

Growing your business with the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Sharing Economy is about sharing assets, resources, time and skills.An estimated 25% of UK adults are already sharing online. Global revenues in the sharing economy are predicted to rise from £15 billion today to £335 billion in 2025.
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Uber and Lyft in California: How to use employment law to wreck an industry - Forbes

Uber and Lyft in California: How to use employment law to wreck an industry - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The greatest advances in local transportation are driven by innovation companies like Uber and Lyft.  Their new platform technology allows for a scalable network that links drivers to consumers in real time, by supplying simultaneous two-way information...
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This 3D-printed air conditioner sold for $6,395

This 3D-printed air conditioner sold for $6,395 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This 3D-printed air conditioner was a hot commodity at the recent Appliance World Expo 2015 in Shanghai. Haier's attractive, one-of-a-kind device sold for over $6,000.
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A year of thoughts on peer production | Open Thoughts 2014

A year of thoughts on peer production | Open Thoughts 2014 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“A year of thoughts on #peerproduction” new post by Eduard Aibar, @UOCuniversity's professor and @IN3_UOC's resarcher http://t.co/lhNJttneSd
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How The Sharing Economy Could Help The Poorest Among Us

How The Sharing Economy Could Help The Poorest Among Us | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, tech-savvy hipsters aren't the ones who benefit most from ridesharing.
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How Investors are Sharing their Money into the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

How Investors are Sharing their Money into the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How Investors are Sharing their Money into the Collaborative Economy http://t.co/MZMpmZmj7N
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Education Sector On Cusp of Adopting 3D Printing - Cantech Letter

Education Sector On Cusp of Adopting 3D Printing - Cantech Letter | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3D printing is a technology that could be worth $21 billion by 2020. Hobbyists and the medical and retailing sectors have already embraced 3D printing’s potential.
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SPAIN: Popular Initiative for Basic Income Ends with 185,000 Signatures

SPAIN: Popular Initiative for Basic Income Ends with 185,000 Signatures | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
After one year of efforts, the Spanish popular legislative initiative for basic income ended without enough signatures to go to parliament.
The post SPAIN: Popular Initiative for Basic Income Ends with 185,000 Signatures appeared first on BIEN.
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Is the 'sharing economy', in its current form, just a capitalist con? - Diginomica

Is the 'sharing economy', in its current form, just a capitalist con? - Diginomica | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy promised us so much in a world where capitalism had failed. But is it just a new form of capitalism convincing us otherwise?
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Reinventing the Light Bulb… With a Miniature 3D Printed Version of Yourself Inside?

Reinventing the Light Bulb… With a Miniature 3D Printed Version of Yourself Inside? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The light bulb. It is one of mankind’s greatest inventions. Inventor Thomas Edison was the first to bring the electric light bulb into reality, and since then not really all that much as changed....
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PLEN2: An Open Source, 3D Printable Robot on Kickstarter

PLEN2: An Open Source, 3D Printable Robot on Kickstarter | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The PLEN2 can carry small items, dance around, or play a game of soccer on your desktop and you can make it all happen via a smartphone or PC or a whole range of...
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