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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Google, Uber May Clash Over Driverless Taxis - TIME

Google, Uber May Clash Over Driverless Taxis - TIME | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google is reportedly developing a ride-booking app using driverless cars, while Uber is making a big investment in robotics. Game on!
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The Origins, and Decimation of, America's Great Middle Class. And What to Do ... - OpEdNews

The large, thriving middle class, which America used to have, didn't just arise out of the blue--it was created using an economic tool that was essentially socialistic.
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» Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens - Remix the commons

» Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens - Remix the commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

As we are preparing a public meeting on the 16th. of September in Paris, with Michel Bauwens and Bernard Stiegler, on issues of free knowledge as commons and ecological, social and economic transition, we present here the translation into French of the interview conducted by Richard Poynder, with Michel Bauwens about FLOK Society project. This interview was published when the summit FLOK society was started in Quito in May 2014. It was published under the original title: Working for a phase of transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens . Michel Bauwens FLOK Society presents the project and the expected outcomes in Ecuador and more generally for the P2P movement, without concealing the difficulties he and his research team met.

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Culture Hacking | Adam Feuer - enlightened society, greatness, teams

Culture Hacking | Adam Feuer - enlightened society, greatness, teams | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Interesting read, "If you only do what you have always done, you only get what you have always had"
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FCC Chairman's Proposal Will Radically Change The Rules Of The Internet

FCC Chairman's Proposal Will Radically Change The Rules Of The Internet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The FCC is making news again today as Chairman Wheeler submitted a draft that, if approved by the FCC commissioners on February 26, will revolutionize the Internet in the United States.
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Are Google Working on an Uber Competitor?

Are Google Working on an Uber Competitor? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the wake of the partnership hatched between Uber and CMU to further the former’s cause of research into mapping and autonomous transportation, it has surfaced that Google, one of the major investors in Uber, is planning on competing against Uber...
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'Smart cities' or just the future of services? - UKAuthority.com (press release) (blog)

'Smart cities' or just the future of services? - UKAuthority.com (press release) (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The first in a new series of online debates, 'LocalDigital Live', staged last week posed a set of fundamental questions about the smart city agenda: is the move towards the 'smart city' just fantasy?; is 'smart' just reserved for just for cities?
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From Integral Mindfulness to Collective Intelligence to Collective Sentience

From Integral Mindfulness to Collective Intelligence to Collective Sentience | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
From Integral Mindfulness to Collective Intelligence to Collective Sentience: signposts to the later stages of our evolutionary journey by George Por Abstract: This essay is a wide-ranging exploration into the conditions for realizing the...
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Where Cellular Networks Don’t Exist, People Are Building Their Own

Where Cellular Networks Don’t Exist, People Are Building Their Own | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Lizzie Wade  for Wired
Inside the cloud that is perpetually draped over the small town of San Juan Yaee, Oaxaca, Raúl Hernández Santiago crouches down on the roof of the town hall and starts drilling.
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Meet the Hackers: A Force for Good - WVTF

Meet the Hackers: A Force for Good - WVTF | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There’s a Hackathon set for this weekend at Virginia Tech. Students from around the country will be in Blacksburg. ---But no need to worry. These are not
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Hacking for humanity around the globe - Livemint

Hacking for humanity around the globe - Livemint | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Far from being isolated in cyberspace, attacks can now have devastating consequences in the physical world too
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Say Goodbye to Privacy

Say Goodbye to Privacy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
You’re probably about to lose something precious. Something you can’t see. Something you can’t touch, taste, or smell and probably don’t think about regularly.
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MT202A's curator insight, February 12, 2015 8:08 AM

Beetje bij beetje zijn we onze privacy aan het verliezen. 

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Jeremy Rifkin - Global Technologist and Futurist

Jeremy Rifkin is one of the world's foremost authorities on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, society and environment. Jeremy Rifkin is also president of a foundation that examines these economic, environmental, social and cultural impacts of new technologies introduced into the global economy and is the author of seventeen bestselling books on the subject. Jeremy Rifkin's books have been translated into more than thirty languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. His works include: The Hydrogen Economy, The European Dream, The End of Work, The Age of Access, and The Biotech Century.

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No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China - CKGSB Knowledge

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China - CKGSB Knowledge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.
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Allen L. Roland: Global Warming Hits San Francisco. Climate Change is Real.

Allen L. Roland: Global Warming Hits San Francisco. Climate Change is Real. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Kings Tides Project is using the phenomenon of unusually high tides as a platform to combat climate change.
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You don't need to code to be part of Code for Philly - Technical.ly Philly

You don't need to code to be part of Code for Philly - Technical.ly Philly | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The civic hacking group is organizing a transportation hackathon. It'll be one of three Code for Philly hackathons in 2015.
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Uber, Carnegie Mellon Join Forces to Further Research into Self-Driving Cars

Uber, Carnegie Mellon Join Forces to Further Research into Self-Driving Cars | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber revealed of a strategic alliance with Carnegie Mellon University in order to set up the the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus.
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Chinas Undermining an Open Internet - Politico

Chinas Undermining an Open Internet - Politico | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cyber threats are becoming more diverse, sophisticated and dangerous. Over the past year, we have seen an exponential increase in the number of commercial data breaches and the theft of trade secrets.
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Facebook creamed Google at social networking. Now it wants to win at video, too - VentureBeat

Facebook creamed Google at social networking. Now it wants to win at video, too - VentureBeat | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Google+ lost the social network battle to Facebook. Could it lose at video, too, now that Facebook's video autoplay feature has started eating away at YouTube?
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Michel Bauwens on P2P Society at University of Wisconsin Madison February 2015

Michel Bauwens on P2P Society at University of Wisconsin Madison February 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Capitalism, Post-Capitalism and Transition Strategies towards a Sustainable and Socially Just P2P Society Michel Bauwens will be at the  University of Wisconsin Madison for 2 weeks this month to discuss P2P Society with students, faculty and the...
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F.C.C. Plans Strong Hand to Regulate the Internet

F.C.C. Plans Strong Hand to Regulate the Internet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The proposal would create legal authority to ensure that no content is blocked and that the Internet is not divided into fast and slow lanes.
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The Silk Road Trial: WIRED’s Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage

The Silk Road Trial: WIRED’s Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
After 13 short days of trial, Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of running the unprecedented, anonymous online black market known as the Silk Road.
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