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Commons Everywhere – Video of Talks 2014

Commons Everywhere – Video of Talks 2014 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the spirit of openess, and completing the documentation of CommonsFest 2014 we are publishing the recorded talks. Thanks to the work of many friends we have edited all videos and some have already been subtitled to Greek and English.
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Fairness and the commons, an interview with Enric Duran

Fairness and the commons, an interview with Enric Duran | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here we present a Commons Transition interview with Enric Duran.
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3-D printing aims to rewrite the script on cooking and tech - WTOP

3-D printing aims to rewrite the script on cooking and tech - WTOP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Printed pastries with individually tailored nutrient levels. Ravioli that assemble themselves. Wedding cake toppers that are exact, tiny, renditions of the happy couple.
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DARPA to Put Fab Lab at Navy Ship Maintenance Center - Product Design & Development

DARPA to Put Fab Lab at Navy Ship Maintenance Center - Product Design & Development | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The goal of MENTOR2 is to reduce logistics supply chain costs and boost defense readiness by improving training and tools for operating, maintaining and adapting complex military equipment in low-tech environments—for example, repairing unmanned aerial vehicles in austere locations or fixing ship systems at sea.

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Is the DIY Drone Movement About to Launch a Billion-Dollar Industry? - Gizmodo UK

Is the DIY Drone Movement About to Launch a Billion-Dollar Industry? - Gizmodo UK | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new wave of quadcopter hobbyists is trying to jumpstart drones in the same way that garage-tinkerers fuelled home computing in the 70s. Can their grand plans compare to those of decades gone by?
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How Technology Might Help Twitter Curtail Harassment | MIT Technology Review

How Technology Might Help Twitter Curtail Harassment | MIT Technology Review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Harassment has become a major issue online. Twitter’s efforts to crack down on problem users might suggest a broader solution.
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Miranda Long's curator insight, April 5, 2015 9:23 PM

The first step has at least been accomplished, Twitter publicly admits it has a massive user harassment problem that needs to be addressed. As someone who was bullied heavily in her elementary school years, any form of bullying, online or in real time, is heavily emotionally damaging. These new rules of conduct for Twitter sound promising, but  my concern is how well artificial intelligence will pick up on certain kinds of abusive language, because not everything is black and white. 

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Giving Airbnb a Run for Its Money

Giving Airbnb a Run for Its Money | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A handful of upstart sites is striving to disrupt the vacation rental market by appealing to families with children or jet-setters seeking luxury villas.
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China Is Responsible for a Quarter of the Plastic Clogging Our Oceans

China Is Responsible for a Quarter of the Plastic Clogging Our Oceans | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Headed out to sea. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Trillions of microscopic plastic bits litter the oceans of Earth, converging in huge trash vortexes before becoming lodged in the seabed and getting gobbled up by tiny fish.
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Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You

Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

China’s Internet censorship agency now has it’s own choral anthem, a song titled “The Mind and Spirit of Cyberspace Security.” The New York Times reported Thursday that the lyrics to the song — which praises the agency’s commitment “to the global village, evolving it into its most beautiful form” — were written by Wang Pingjiu, who also wrote the lyrics for the opening song to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Point, Counterpoint: The incredible power of collective wisdom - Naples Daily News

Point, Counterpoint: The incredible power of collective wisdom - Naples Daily News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard of the Desert Survival Game? It is a team building exercise that has been around for decades.
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Spotlight On REAL 2015: Chris Anderson - 3D Printing Industry

Spotlight On REAL 2015: Chris Anderson - 3D Printing Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At REAL 2015, Chris Anderson of DIY Drones and 3D Robotics will discuss his work with drones and their impact on the public and global economy.
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2015: The Year of the Cooperative App

2015: The Year of the Cooperative App | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last 20 years, software has slowly eaten the world. Marc Andreessen pointed out this trend in 2011 and noted that increasingly industries are going to be disrupted by software. Here we sit four years later with an “app” for everything.
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The growing evidence for social business maturity - ZDNet

The growing evidence for social business maturity - ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Case studies demonstrate that some of the world's largest companies are now making advanced use of social tools in the way that they work. Is Europe leading the way?
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Applied policies in the field of “Common goods”: Michel Bauwens

Applied policies in the field of “Common goods”: Michel Bauwens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In recent years, a highly dynamic global movement for Commonsemerges in many different areasClaims to redefine definitions ineconomic and biopolitical level, challenging the neo-liberal economic and political orderThe debate on the Commons has a driving forceamong others, to seek for a way outside the state and the market that will lead to an alternative and sustainable futureThe activity around Commons’ is strong in Greeceon research projects, workshops, festivals with exclusive focus on ideas and values that follow this traditionbut also practical applications across the country by number of groups operating self-organized and by taking initiativesThe culture of the Commonswhich hasits roots in the open source and open data communities is constantly expanding to more and more aspects of daily life (with initiatives ranging from open knowledge to health and sustainableagriculture).


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The future of e-voting: counterbalancing outsourcing of democracy with open source technologies?

The future of e-voting: counterbalancing outsourcing of democracy with open source technologies? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In September 2014, a small group of interested people met upon invitation from International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), an organization working on human rights and democracy, in Stockholm for a 4 day Book...
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The Major Impact 3-D Printing Could Have on Tech and Cooking - Inc.com

The Major Impact 3-D Printing Could Have on Tech and Cooking - Inc.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the technology becomes more and more commonplace, here's a look at what kind of impact it might have.
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Big data redefines the traditional scientific methods used in medicine - TechRepublic

Big data redefines the traditional scientific methods used in medicine - TechRepublic | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Healthcare professionals are applying big data and analytics to clinical challenges. This is just the beginning of a redefinition in the traditional scientific methods used in medicine.
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What if the universe had no beginning?

What if the universe had no beginning? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Reports of the death of the Big Bang have been greatly exaggerated. Big Bang theory is alive and well. At the same time, our universe may not have a beginning or end.
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8 million tons per year and rising: The oceans’ plastic problem is out of control

8 million tons per year and rising: The oceans’ plastic problem is out of control | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We're dumping a lot more plastic in the oceans than we thought, a new study finds -- and it's going to get worse
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Noam Chomsky: “The world that we’re creating for our grandchildren is grim”

Noam Chomsky: “The world that we’re creating for our grandchildren is grim” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The intellectual sat down with Jacobin to discuss ISIS, Israel and climate change
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What does the P2P Foundation do?

What does the P2P Foundation do? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Dear Friends,
The P2P Foundation is progressing with a number of exciting projects for 2015. As some of you are already aware, we are very happy to announce the launch of Commons Transition.
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2015: The Year of the Cooperative App

2015: The Year of the Cooperative App | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last 20 years, software has slowly eaten the world. Marc Andreessen pointed out this trend in 2011 and noted that increasingly industries are going to be disrupted by software. Here we sit four years later with an “app” for everything.
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Overstock's Top 10 US States for Bitcoin Spenders

Overstock's Top 10 US States for Bitcoin Spenders | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New Hampshire residents are the most likely to pay for Overstock items in bitcoin, according to new data released by the e-commerce giant.
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You May Never Use Xiaomi’s Phones, But They’ll Change Your Life Anyway

You May Never Use Xiaomi’s Phones, But They’ll Change Your Life Anyway | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Xiaomi could become a genuine rival to Apple even without coming to the US. But even if it doesn't, it could force changes in how smartphones work for everyone.
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LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites

LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is changing the way outside services plug into its popular business-centric social network.
The post LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites appeared first on WIRED.
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