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Hangout #2: Reputation Based Exchange

Hangout #2: Reputation Based Exchange | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Great Currency Debate is one of a series of Hangouts we’re hosting on Google+, which are designed to bring together ideas and solutions in discovering, designing, developing and delivering how the building blocks needed to bring CM’s vision to life can best be achieved.


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“Big Data” and High-Dimensional Econometric Models in Perugia, Italy - INOMICS | Conferences and Workshops in Economics and Finance

“Big Data” and High-Dimensional Econometric Models in Perugia, Italy - INOMICS | Conferences and Workshops in Economics and Finance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Economics Conferences: “Big Data” and High-Dimensional Econometric Models, Bank of Italy (Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research), in Perugia, Italy is looking for participants. Qualified participants must have experience in the fields of: A: General Economics and Teaching, C: Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, D: Microeconomics, E: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, F: International Economics, G: Financial Economics, P: Economic Systems.
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▶ Russell Brand on The Zeitgeist Movement? - YouTube

"Jeremy, don't ask me to sit here in an interview with you, in a bloody hotel room, and devise a global utopian system... there are people with alternative ideas that are far better qualified than I am and far better qualified, more importantly, than the people (politicians) that are currently doing that job..." :

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▶ The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2) - YouTube

We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun set...
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Evonomics

Economic thinkers around the world increasingly realize that the central assumptions of traditional economic thought are bankrupt. Talk of “homo-economicus”, “free market solutions”, and “trickle-down economics” are routinely ridiculed as absurd when viewed against the complex realities of life. It’s clear now that the field of economics doesn’t have answers to our most pressing problems. There are calls for a new economic paradigm—one that is based on human nature and complex systems.

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Battery Hackers Are Building the Future in the Garage

Battery Hackers Are Building the Future in the Garage | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Revolutions that start in the garage are nothing new. The one-car shed in which David Packard and William Hewlett launched the partnership that would grow into Hewlett-Packard Co. is known as the birthplace of Silicon Valley.
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▶ Uber: Wal-Mart on Wheels? | Bhairavi Desai on #GRITtv - YouTube

The US media has been breathlessly reporting the spin about Uber, the new $40 billion dollar car service. This episode explores the other side, with Bhairavi Desai, co-founder and Director of the Taxi Workers Alliance.

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Yunus' Social Business: Designed to redesign the world? - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Yunus' Social Business: Designed to redesign the world? - Bangladesh News 24 hours | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, has explained his current advocacy for Social Business in an article entitled
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New strategies for legal order: is collaborative governance the way to go?

New strategies for legal order: is collaborative governance the way to go? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Source: http://www.labgov.it/new-strategies-for-legality-can-we-achieve-this-goal-by-collaborative-governance/
On March 17th, 2015, LabGov will host the Conference Land and new forms of legal order at LUISS University of Rome.
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Hamburg Startup Lobbies for Online Transparency with “Free Your Data” Campaign

Hamburg Startup Lobbies for Online Transparency with “Free Your Data” Campaign | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
German startup Protonet are spearheading the  ‘Free Your Data’ initiative to bring about the setting up of a new law that would enable individual access to personal data held by corporations.
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Cities, the Sharing Economy, and What's Next

Cities, the Sharing Economy, and What's Next | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This National League of Cities report seeks to provide an analysis of what is currently happening in American cities so that city leaders may better understand, encourage and regulate the growing sharing economy.
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The real promise of the ‘sharing economy’ is what it could do for the poor

The real promise of the ‘sharing economy’ is what it could do for the poor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
But will they really benefit from it?
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Jeremy Rifkin - Africans now have assets to enter the 3rd - YouTube

Jeremy Rifkin - Africans now have assets to enter… : http://t.co/UnvIO1Y8Ut
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Honourable Friends?: Parliament and the Fight for Change: Amazon.co.uk: Caroline Lucas: 9781846275937: Books

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▶ JACQUE FRESCO - A Story of Change - YouTube

"Every action and decision we take - or don't - ripples into the future. For the first time we have the capability, the technology, and the knowledge to direct these ripples." Jacque Fresco

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▶ China smog documentary goes viral - YouTube

Director of China Environment Forum Jennifer Turner discusses a new documentary titled "Under the Dome" that discusses pollution in China.
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Manfred Max-Neef, Father of "Barefoot Economics" - Keynote at Zermatt Summit 2012 - YouTube

Manfred Max-Neef is a Chilean-German economist in the field of international development. His most important books are: "From the Outside Looking In; Experiences in Barefoot Economics" and "Human Scale Development".

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‘Fairstarts': A Network of Incubators for a Collaborative Economy and P2P Production | FairCoop

‘Fairstarts': A Network of Incubators for a Collaborative Economy and P2P Production | FairCoop | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Start FairStarts! A project that aims to create a network of incubators to help develop transnational, open and cooperative projects in the collaborative P2P economy.


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Amazon's Mechanical Turkers want to be recognized as 'actual human beings'

Amazon's Mechanical Turkers want to be recognized as 'actual human beings' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Users signed up to Amazon’s 'crowdworking' marketplace Mechanical Turk say they're tired of being marketed as algorithms for cheap labor and have started a letter writing campaign asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to recognize them as "actual human beings [...] who deserve respect, fair treatment and open communication."

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Open Compute Summit Showcases Progress in the Open Hardware Ecosystem | Neuralytix

Open Compute Summit Showcases Progress in the Open Hardware Ecosystem | Neuralytix | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit (March 10-11, 2015) that took place in Santa Clara, CA showed that substantial progress is being made in the open-source hardware movement around OCP specifications, which began with the Summit in 2011.

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Three Practical Hurdles to a Universal Basic Income

Three Practical Hurdles to a Universal Basic Income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This was originally published on Philosophical Disquisitions.
The campaign for the introduction of a universal basic income (UBI) has been gaining ground in recent years.
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Behind the Scenes at the Berlin Big Data Center

Behind the Scenes at the Berlin Big Data Center | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When we think of “governments” and “data”, the associated thoughts that spring to mind aren’t often positive. But we’ve seen government-backed and -funded initiatives around the globe which aim to harness data science for positive growth and change.
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“Make It Digital”- How the BBC Aims to Give Out 1 Million Micro-Bit Computers to Create a Nation of Coders

“Make It Digital”- How the BBC Aims to Give Out 1 Million Micro-Bit Computers to Create a Nation of Coders | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BBC has launched an initiative across UK to spawn a digitally aware generation that would be more proficient in coding, programming and digital technology.
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Now that networking's open, what's next?

Now that networking's open, what's next? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook's Open Compute Project has finally generated an open-source hardware design that engineers can use to build switches.
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Interview with Robert Richman: Culture Hacking, Relevancy and Values - Speaking.com Speakers Bureau

Interview with Robert Richman: Culture Hacking, Relevancy and Values - Speaking.com Speakers Bureau | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Robert Richman is a culture strategist and was the co-creator of Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind Zappos’ amazing employee culture.
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