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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Thinkathon - The Future of Work - YouTube

Take a look inside the Thinkathon to learn about emerging trends and meet some of the people devising new ways to work.
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Solar Power Faces Uncertain Future in the U.S.

Solar Power Faces Uncertain Future in the U.S. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The end of a federal tax credit for solar may slow installations of the clean energy source
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What It’s Like to Have a Robot for a Teacher

What It’s Like to Have a Robot for a Teacher | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Thomas Hatch noticed something unusual in a reflection on his laptop screen as he worked on a lesson one day in his pod at high school.
The teenager turned around. He was face to face with a teacher of an online course.
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Promoting the Use of Free Technologies in Cuba

Promoting the Use of Free Technologies in Cuba | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At one end of the debate surrounding the potential benefits of using freeware and open-source programs in Cuba, we find a fairly reduced and largely unknown group of people who have been working with these programs for years.
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German Chancellor Will Not Rule Out Grexit Scenario

German Chancellor Will Not Rule Out Grexit Scenario | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Keeping Greece in the Eurozone is the European leaders’ political objective at the moment, stated German chancellor, Angela Merkel during an interview in Japan on Monday.
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Survey: Greeks Favor ‘Honest Compromise,’ Afraid of Bankruptcy

Survey: Greeks Favor ‘Honest Compromise,’ Afraid of Bankruptcy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A survey by Marc on behalf of ‘Efimerida ton Syntakton’ newspaper has shown that Greeks favor an “honest compromise,” but are uncertain about the possibility of a bankruptcy.
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Think Outside the Boss: Cooperative Alternatives to the Sharing Economy

Think Outside the Boss: Cooperative Alternatives to the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Given the mounting attention to the unethical labor practices in the so-called “collaborative sharing economy” with labor brokerages like Handy and Uber, what are the alternatives?
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YC-Backed EquipmentShare Is Like Airbnb For Construction Equipment

YC-Backed EquipmentShare Is Like Airbnb For Construction Equipment | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 In today’s world it seems there are fewer and fewer industries exist where there isn’t some sort of peer-to-peer model emerging for access to the goods needed to get a job done.
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Future Of Work: Three Ways We Can Create Jobs From The Bottom Up | TRENDING NEWS

Future Of Work: Three Ways We Can Create Jobs From The Bottom Up | TRENDING NEWS | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

LONDON – Andrew McAfee, director of MIT’s Center for Digital Business, argued Thursday that technological advances of the last few decades have significantly contributed to global stagnation of wages and lack of significant job growth. He spoke at The WorldPost Future of Work Conference.

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Crowdfunding's Secret Benefit - Fortune

Crowdfunding's Secret Benefit - Fortune | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are raising billions via crowdfunding -- but the nonfinancial payoff may be even greater.
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Kim Harris's curator insight, March 10, 2015 5:27 PM

This is why the #stepup2inspire campaign is a success...the relationships being built through a common goal always outweigh the goal.

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Solar-powered plane takes off on historic round-the-world trip

Solar-powered plane takes off on historic round-the-world trip | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi just after dawn Monday morning, beginning its journey around the world in a historic attempt to circumnavigate the globe without using fossil fuel.
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History Works Against Andrew Keen's Latest Diatribe Against the Internet - PopMatters

History Works Against Andrew Keen's Latest Diatribe Against the Internet - PopMatters | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The internet economy has changed the world, and Andrew Keen (still) isn't happy about it.
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BoXZY Rapid-Change FabLab: Mill, Laser engraver, 3D Printer

BoXZY Rapid-Change FabLab: Mill, Laser engraver, 3D Printer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rapidly transforms into 3 kinds of machines: CNC mill, 3D printer & laser engraver while enhancing precision & power with ballscrews
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Where Does Loyalty Lie in the Collaborative Economy?

Where Does Loyalty Lie in the Collaborative Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Where Does Loyalty Lie in the Collaborative Economy? Rachel Botsman Collaborative Consumption | 22 February 2015 “How does it make you feel?” is a question I commonly ask when I meet hosts on Airbn...
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LabGov Pioneers the Paradigm of City as Commons

LabGov Pioneers the Paradigm of City as Commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What would it be like if city governments, instead of relying chiefly on bureaucratic rules and programs, actually invited citizens to take their own initiatives to improve city life?
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This entry was posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 12:00 pm and is filed under Collective IntelligenceCommonsCommons TransitionEthical EconomyOpen GovernmentOpen ModelsOriginal ContentP2P DevelopmentPoliticsSharing. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

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The sharing economy is bullsh!t. Here's how we can take it back

The sharing economy is bullsh!t. Here's how we can take it back | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Real sharing can help solve big problems like climate change. But we have to start small.
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Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality

Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
More competition would be a better solution than regulation—and that’s where Bitcoin could help.
The post Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality appeared first on WIRED.
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Airbnb and Collaborative Consumption: The End of Excess? - The Inquisitr

Airbnb and Collaborative Consumption: The End of Excess? - The Inquisitr | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It began when two cash-strapped design school grads decided to rent out air mattresses to visitors in order to pay the rent. Soon after, they set up a website
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The time for a new economics is at hand - Al Jazeera America

The time for a new economics is at hand - Al Jazeera America | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The crises we now face illustrate the limits of neoclassical orthodoxy
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California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption - Crowdfund Insider

California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption - Crowdfund Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption Crowdfund Insider Existing law exempts from permit requirements any offer or sale of a membership in a California consumer cooperative corporation, provided that the...
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Are online courses a threat to lucrative executive education? - Financial Times

Are online courses a threat to lucrative executive education? - Financial Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There was a time when Heraldo Sales-Cavalcante, the director of strategic analysis and head of learning at Ericsson, was sceptical that a pure online course would provide as rich a learning experience as the classroom.
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"The future of work must also deal with the future of women at work." - Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)

"The future of work must also deal with the future of women at work." - Jamaica Gleaner (subscription) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Two decades ago, the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing adopted a visionary and far-reaching Declaration and Platform for Action on gender equality and women's empowerment. What progress there has been since then must be tempered by the...
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Chasing unicorns: Inside the not-so-exclusive billion-dollar startup club

Chasing unicorns: Inside the not-so-exclusive billion-dollar startup club | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At the peak of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s, Nirav Tolia watched his consumer reviews website Epinions surge to a valuation of about $150 million, then quickly plummet to $30 million.
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