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Satoshi Nakamoto’s greatest creation

Satoshi Nakamoto’s greatest creation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The bitcoin founder left behind a fervent community of true believers -- without them the currency couldn't exist
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Beware! The Second Coming of the Textbook Wars - Flavorwire

Beware! The Second Coming of the Textbook Wars - Flavorwire | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It may not happen today, or tomorrow, but the coming textbook wars will be massive, if quietly so. Why? The world of educational publishing is enormous; it is much bigger than you might imagine. It...
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Uber, Airbnb and consequences of the sharing economy: Research roundup

Uber, Airbnb and consequences of the sharing economy: Research roundup | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
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Suzanne Moore is wrong about the Greens - they are plainly left wing - Open Democracy

Suzanne Moore is wrong about the Greens - they are plainly left wing - Open Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A quick examination of their policies shows a Green party hard to reconcile with Moore's description.
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Syriza's stormy start reflects the new realities in Greece - The National

Syriza's stormy start reflects the new realities in Greece - The National | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The stormy weather in the Greek capital reflects the current post-election political reality in the country, writes Iason Athanasiadis
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Heard the news? Greece’s finance minister is no extremist – THE TELEGRAPH

Heard the news? Greece’s finance minister is no extremist – THE TELEGRAPH | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The man touted as frontunner to be Syriza’s finance minister is not the socialist firebrand which one might expect
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What I Learned from Meeting Greece’s New Finance Minister

What I Learned from Meeting Greece’s New Finance Minister | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In 2011 while preparing to deliver a TEDx talk in Athens, I recall thinking I had taken on a Herculean task in addressing the topic of hope in the most hopeless country in Europe. Until I saw the title of the speaker directly before me. Yianis Varoufakis delivered an address entitled “A Modest Proposal for Transforming Europe.” It was anything but modest. He was an economic advisor and academic back then. He is now Greece’s new minister of finance and the architect of the economic platform that swept the left-wing Syriza party to election victory.



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BRIGHT FUTURE: £350000 'Fab Lab' centre set to transform Blackburn's ... - Lancashire Telegraph

BRIGHT FUTURE: £350000 'Fab Lab' centre set to transform Blackburn's ... - Lancashire Telegraph | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
AN ambitious plan has been unveiled to create Lancashire’s first ‘Fab Lab’ - a creative and digital technology centre aimed at young entrepreneurs.
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Top Six 3D Printing Discoveries of the Month (January, 2015)

Top Six 3D Printing Discoveries of the Month (January, 2015) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We picked the top 3D printing discoveries of this month.
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The Grand Plan to Give Everyone a Free Year of Online College - Wired

The Grand Plan to Give Everyone a Free Year of Online College - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As debate over free community college tuition continues in Congress, one private equity mogul and philanthropist is working to give students a head start at college for free online.
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Debt inequality and fixing it with alternative currencies - YouTube

Purely mathematical simulation on the social effects of debt money vs. debt money+complementary currencies. See http://koru.or.ke for more. Created by Will Ruddick. Originally on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04jV1... .

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Share, Interact and Discove Share your opinions and interact with your friends and everyone in the community

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Navigate The Networked Society With Ericsson At AfricaCom 2014

Navigate The Networked Society With Ericsson At AfricaCom 2014 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This year at AfricaCom, world leader in communications technology and services, Ericsson, will be showcasing future-shaping demos that will help operators improve network performance, expand revenue streams and enhance the customer experience. AfricaCom, the continent’s premier ICT conference starts on Tuesday, November 11 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

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5 charts that show how social media rules publishing - Digiday

5 charts that show how social media rules publishing - Digiday | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Social media is not just driving the distribution of news but how it's reported as well.
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Sharing economy fails to gain ground in Indian market as startups wary of model - The Economic Times

Sharing economy fails to gain ground in Indian market as startups wary of model - The Economic Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing or collaborative economy is premised on the concept of sharing idle products and services with others.
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Philosophical-Mind The Logistics Internet Explained with Jeremy Rifkin on the Philosophical Mind Channel

Philosophical-Mind The Logistics Internet Explained with Jeremy Rifkin on the Philosophical Mind Channel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Don&#39t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here httpgooglCPTsV5 Economic theorist and author Jeremy Rifkin explains his concept of The Logis
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Sharing economy: Do you care to share, India? - The Economic Times

Sharing economy: Do you care to share, India? - The Economic Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Businesses which run in a sharing economy find it tough here, where conservation and sharing space with strangers is still new.
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In the 'Workplace of the Future,' We Hang Like Monkeys from Vertical Gardens

In the 'Workplace of the Future,' We Hang Like Monkeys from Vertical Gardens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sean Cassidy/Joe Wilson What's worse than chatty coworkers interrupting your flow? How about a dude harvesting zucchini from a vertical garden falling and crashing through your desk in a hollering heap?
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Publication: The variable scope of the exclusive economic rights in copyright | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Publication: The variable scope of the exclusive economic rights in copyright | Kluwer Copyright Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The book “The Variable Scope of the Exclusive Economic Rights in Copyright” recently published in Kluwer’s Information Law Series is the result of my doctoral research (which led to a doctoral dissertation defended at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2011).  This article provides an overview of the research described in the book, followed by a more detailed description of some of the key subjects covered.


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Collaborative working: five tech trends to watch for in 2015 - TechRadar

Collaborative working: five tech trends to watch for in 2015 - TechRadar | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

2015 will see significant changes made to our ways of working. As digital devices become more and more central in everyday life, firms are finding that their workforce increasingly consists of tech-savvy employees, who are skilled at using social media and often work remotely, rather than operating from a single office space.

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Yanis Varoufakis

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As a fan of the BBC, I must say I was appalled by the depths of inaccuracy in the reporting underpinning this interview (not to mention the presenter’s considerable rudeness). Still, and despite the cold wind on that balcony, it was fun!
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North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg

North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There have been so many incredible stories we have covered over the last year. In fact, as 3DPrint.com turns a year old, the topics which have received the
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LinkedIn Founder Talks Bitcoin's Future at San Francisco Conference

LinkedIn Founder Talks Bitcoin's Future at San Francisco Conference | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

LinkedIn founder and Greylock Partners investor Reid Hoffman issued new remarks about bitcoin this week at O'Reilly Media's 'Bitcoin & the Blockchain: Realities, Risks, Rewards' event held in San Francisco's Marina District.

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IBM's Richard Gendal Brown: Bitcoin is Opening Minds - CoinDesk

IBM's Richard Gendal Brown: Bitcoin is Opening Minds - CoinDesk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
IBM's Richard Gendal Brown talks about why bitcoin is expanding the collective brainpower of its participants and what that might lead to.
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