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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Google embraces open doc formats, US Marines choose Linux, and more - opensource.com

Google embraces open doc formats, US Marines choose Linux, and more - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google (again) embracing open document formats, the Marines going Linux, the European Commission updating its open source policy, and more!
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TID *Industry News*: New 3D models in Google Maps are incredibly detailed

TID *Industry News*: New 3D models in Google Maps are incredibly detailed | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Google has started updating its 3D models of buildings in Google Earth and Maps, and the details on the ones we've seen are nothing short of stunning

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Your Company’s Future Depends On Sharing

Your Company’s Future Depends On Sharing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We all know the sharing economy is taking off and transforming industries. When your company is swept up, will you utilize the trend to drive competitive..
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Why Uber is Not Part of the Sharing Economy

Why Uber is Not Part of the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I know it might sound strange, as Uber is one of the more common examples of the sharing economy, but bear with me while I try to make the case.
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Local Motors "micro-factory" gets OK from MPC - Knoxville News Sentinel

Local Motors "micro-factory" gets OK from MPC - Knoxville News Sentinel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Local Motors, which specializes in advanced manufacturing, gained MPC approval Thursday for a proposed “micro-factory” off Pellissippi Parkway in West Knox County.
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Why Are Bees Disappearing? - Huffington Post

Why Are Bees Disappearing? - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is no one chemical to ban or one company to censure or one critter to eradicate. Instead, CCD is the product of several factors whose whole is deadlier than the sum of its parts....
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Jonny Ross-Tatam - We Shouldn't Have To Work To Survive - YouTube

Should work just be about earning enough to live or something more? Jonny Ross-Tatam questions our motives for working and calls us to challenge the relation...
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Chris Anderson (Wired): Technology's Long Tail - YouTube

http://www.ted.com Chris Anderson, the editor of WIRED, explores the four key stages of any viable technology: setting the right price, gaining market share,...
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'Sharing economy' benefits may not live up to hype: Janice Stein

'Sharing economy' benefits may not live up to hype: Janice Stein | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When you strip away the hype, there are serious questions about whether the new economic model embraced by companies such as Uber and AirBnB is really in the public interest, writes Janice Stein.
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The most loathsome business words of 2014: 'Sharing economy' ... Hah! - Silicon Valley Business Journal

The most loathsome business words of 2014: 'Sharing economy' ... Hah! - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley has a cherished history of manipulating language to facilitate creation of great wealth. Hats off to the marketers who create this vocabulary, and woe to those who use it.
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Building Open Source Hardware DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers

Building Open Source Hardware DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
IDFL - Indonesian Data & File Library
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ROUBINI: 'Make No Mistake: The Machines Are Coming' - Business Insider

ROUBINI: 'Make No Mistake: The Machines Are Coming' - Business Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"With each new gain comes the potential loss of something else."
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Fab Lab inspires designers of the future - ElectronicsWeekly.com

Fab Lab inspires designers of the future - ElectronicsWeekly.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Photo: Manoj Nathwani Aspiring electronics designers took part in a 30 hour hackathon at the Fab Lab London last weekend. Fab Lab London is a purpose built
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A Collaborative Christmas: Regifting and the Sharing Economy - eRated

A Collaborative Christmas: Regifting and the Sharing Economy - eRated | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Make this Christmas a collaborative Christmas! Share your unwanted or unused gifts of past and present with these UK marketplaces!
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The New Sharing Economy: Earning Money From Your Underused Property

The New Sharing Economy: Earning Money From Your Underused Property | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Need some cash? Thousands of people are turning to sites like AirBnB to turn their spare rooms, cars, and free time into extra spending money. You can capture some of this entrepreneurial spirit an...
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Tiny house movement + sharing economy + modern gingerbread = GingerbreadBNB!

Tiny house movement + sharing economy + modern gingerbread = GingerbreadBNB! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Now anyone can book a virtual stay in a gingerbread masterpiece
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Imgur taps former LinkedIn and Pinterest exec to lead its advertising strategy - VentureBeat

Imgur taps former LinkedIn and Pinterest exec to lead its advertising strategy - VentureBeat | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Imgur has big plans for advertising as it heads into next year, which begins by hiring the company's first major ad executive.
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Uber and airbnb. What could possibly go wrong?

Uber and airbnb. What could possibly go wrong? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If corporate valuations based on the price of the last round of financing are a reliable measure of a company's worth then Uber and AirBnB are now worth in excess of $50 billion.They have achieved these valuations by delivering on two of the...
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Uber Is Now a Pawn in China’s Internet Taxi War

Uber Is Now a Pawn in China’s Internet Taxi War | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber has drawn an investment from Baidu, the last of the three big Chinese Internet conglomerates to put money into a car service app
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Jake Red Dorman's curator insight, December 17, 2014 10:37 AM

Uber is trying to catch up to the other taxi service companies. They also hope to be the main taxi app service for China, and luckily for uber, the leaders of the internet industry have shown an increase interest in American technology companies. The key to their success in becoming bigger in China is a, “local partner.” Uber is slowly working up to their rival companies but it is taking a little bit of time. 

Dominika's curator insight, December 31, 2016 1:24 PM
Artykuł o zdobyciu popularności aplikacji Uber w Chinach.
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Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow #leweb | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow #leweb | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Seven months ago, in May 2014, we published the first version of the Collaborative Economy Honeycomb, which is also embedded at the bottom of this post. It contained six families of industries that are being impacted by P2P commerce, including: 1) Goods, 2) Food, 3) Services, 4) Transportation, 5) Space, and 6) Money. Today, we felt obliged to update the graphic, as it’s quickly expanded into many other industries and verticals. While many of these startups have been around for years, the new Honeycomb contains additional startups in the six original hexes, as well as noting expansion into these areas:

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Disability and the Sharing Economy

Disability and the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Will collaborative consumption enable or exclude those with social disabilities?
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'Sharing economy' benefits may not live up to hype: Janice Stein - CBC.ca

'Sharing economy' benefits may not live up to hype: Janice Stein - CBC.ca | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When you strip away the hype, there are serious questions about whether the new economic model embraced by companies such as Uber and AirBnB is really in the public interest, writes Janice Stein.
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Seminar - Explore the Fab Lab

Seminar - Explore the Fab Lab | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This **complimentary** event is open to business professionals, entrepreneurs, inventors, students, teachers and 'creative souls'.
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