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Foreign Media: ‘Things Will Get Even Harder for Greece’

Foreign Media: ‘Things Will Get Even Harder for Greece’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Greek reforms list received the green light from the Eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday, February 24, but according to foreign media the situation will only get harder for Greece now that the country is required to implement its promises.
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Apps for Antwerp: From Open Data to Open Services.

Apps for Antwerp: From Open Data to Open Services. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Since 2012 the City of Antwerp is releasing open data and the datasets keep coming our way, but that is not all what Antwerp is releasing.
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Beyond Wearables: New Frontiers in Interactive Tech

Beyond Wearables: New Frontiers in Interactive Tech | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the final months of 2014, wearable technology sparked significant media and consumer attention – not least thanks to the announcement of the Apple Watch.
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A quick guide through Open Science

A quick guide through Open Science | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.” Bertrand Russell Note for all you...
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Why do we need OpenStreetMap? It’s the community stupid.

Why do we need OpenStreetMap? It’s the community stupid. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There are exciting times. Opendata is everywhere! In the past couple of year we have seen a lot of very interesting data open up and as a result things have changed. Startups have popped up everywhere related to opendata and some very successfully.
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Celebrating a decade of Zapatismo in the City

Celebrating a decade of Zapatismo in the City | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Since ten years the local people of El Barrio have been organizing horizontally to create non-authoritarian spaces of urban resistance and solidarity.Photo via the Americas ProgramWe fight so that: The oceans and mountains will belong to those who...
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Winners and losers: A breakdown ahead of the net neutrality vote

Winners and losers: A breakdown ahead of the net neutrality vote | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We're just a day away from the Federal Communications Commission's vote on major changes to how the regulator handles broadband Internet and the companies behind it.
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Snowden Reacts as Documentary about his Leaks wins Oscar

Snowden Reacts as Documentary about his Leaks wins Oscar | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden wrote to ACLU on seeing the news on television:
“When Laura Poitras asked me if she could film our encounters, I was extremely reluctant. I’m grateful that I allowed her to persuade me.
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Uber riders score Starwood points with new deal

Uber riders score Starwood points with new deal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber riders who stay at Starwood Hotel properties are in luck.
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Futurology, Future Day & the Millennium Project - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Futurology, Future Day & the Millennium Project - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies Futurology, Future Day & the Millennium Project Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies Recent research includes: Future Elements of the Next Global Economy, Global Energy Collective...
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6 myths about data-driven design

6 myths about data-driven design | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is a lot of buzz about data-driven design, but very little agreement about what data-driven design really means.
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Wearables for good: UNICEF Kid Power promotes fitness and saving lives

Wearables for good: UNICEF Kid Power promotes fitness and saving lives | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We use wearable technology for a number of reasons, whether it's to keep fit, stay connected or learn more about ourselves. Now, UNICEF is tapping into the power of wearables for social good by debuting a new youth-focused initiative.
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Implications of The Third Industrial Revolution

Implications of The Third Industrial Revolution | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Economist and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin argues that our grandchildren will pity our working conditions and that a bright future is not a utopian dream but an achievable goal.
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Taking the sharing economy on the road - The Local Denmark

Taking the sharing economy on the road - The Local Denmark | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In our ongoing feature series, The Local looks into a successful entrepreneur's life - the story behind their success, major challenges and how being an entrepreneur changed them forever.
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People Need Banking, Not Banks: The Case for Thinking Different

People Need Banking, Not Banks: The Case for Thinking Different | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While it may not have been as iconic culturally significant as its 1984 Super Bowl ad, Apple’s “Think different” marketing campaign from 1997 to 2002 remains the stuff of advertising legend.
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Open Belgium Conference 2015 is live!

Open Belgium Conference 2015 is live! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The second edition of Open Belgium is upon us. On the 23rd of February 2015 the conference will take place in Palais des Congrès Namur in Wallonia.
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Overcoming the hurdles of Open culture in Belgium

Overcoming the hurdles of Open culture in Belgium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In January 2015, Paul Otlet’s heritage has fallen into the public domain.
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The New Greek Government Endorses Commons-Based, Peer Production Solutions | P2P Foundation

The New Greek Government Endorses Commons-Based, Peer Production Solutions | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Syriza seems to be adopting policies and reforming certain laws in a fashion that resembles the Partner State Approach practices.
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Why the Tech Elite Is Getting Behind Universal Basic Income

Why the Tech Elite Is Getting Behind Universal Basic Income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As if Silicon Valley hasn’t given us enough already, it may have to start giving us all money.
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Beyond the market-state: decentralising power in a sharing society

Beyond the market-state: decentralising power in a sharing society | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In an era of politics characterised by unconstrained corporate lobbying, a well-oiled ‘revolving door’ between industry and government, and an endless stream of campaign contributions from dirty oil and other lucrative industries, is the long-championed ideal of a truly democratic state now a lost cause? Should concerned citizens and activists turn their attention instead to establishing sustainable economic alternatives within their towns and communities? Or should we all be doing much more to ensure that “government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”, as Abraham Lincoln once avowed?

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We Should Really Be Talking About Self-Driving Trucks

We Should Really Be Talking About Self-Driving Trucks | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Hit the road. (Reuters/Stephane Mahe) With so much attention being paid to the development of self-driving cars (including whether Apple is getting into the game), little notice has been given to the prospect of self-driving leviathans of the...
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We are glimpsing at the outlines of a new economic system

We are glimpsing at the outlines of a new economic system | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Conversation by Lars Mensel and Max Tholl with Jeremy Rifkin: “We are glimpsing at the outlines of a new economic system”, The European Magazine, 25 Φεβρουαρίου 2015.
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Collaboration Summit 2015 - Open Innovation in Robotics & UAV - Chris Anderson, 3D Robotics

Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones discusses Dronecode and his thoughts on the future of drone technology and the role of Linux and open source. From The Linux ...
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The Wealth of Networks | Article | CCCB LAB

The Wealth of Networks | Article | CCCB LAB | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A review of the book The Wealth of Networks. How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom by Yochai Benkler.
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Register Today! Author Jeremy Rifkin Headlines CEI's Annual Meeting - CEI

Register Today! Author Jeremy Rifkin Headlines CEI's Annual Meeting - CEI | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“The Internet of Things” is the interconnection of computing devices advancing connectivity and automation in nearly all fields with far-reaching economic implications locally and globally.
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