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AntiCafe Coworking Space | P2P Foundation

The concept is quite simple: AntiCafé is not a simple bar where you go and pay for your drinks; it is an open space where you pay hourly and you can use all the services provided for as long as you want.
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The Sharing Bros 21,000 KM with the Collaborative Economy | P2P Foundation

The Sharing Bros 21,000 KM with the Collaborative Economy | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We want to meet the People who have made the choice of living the economy differently and integrated sharing into their daily lives. 15 countries, 15 cultures, countless interviews! A grand-ma from Seattle renting rooms in her home, a carioca designer spending his days in co-working spaces, a Peruvian car-pooler, an Argentinian milk producer hosting and feeding people in exchange of working on the farm… Who are they? What do they have in common? What are their motivations? What are their stories?
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Jeff Salzman, Ken Wilber, and the Missing Link in Integral Theory and Practice, Joe Corbett

Jeff Salzman, Ken Wilber, and the Missing Link in Integral Theory and Practice, Joe Corbett | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Recently, Jeff Salzman celebrated his 100th pod-cast on current world events in his weekly broadcast “The Daily Evolver” at Integral Life by inviting Ken Wilber to join him as a guest.[1] Jeff begins his talk with an obligatory salutation to the Good, the Beautiful, and the True (“the big three”), thus setting the stage and drawing the lines for what is to come, namely, a discussion of current events that is entirely devoid of any structural analysis or acknowledgement of social institutions and the prevailing forms of justice within society. This glaring omission of the L-R quadrant of Justice is typical of Jeff's discussions, as it is of the discussions of all those in the inner-circle of Wilber-speak who say volumes about what they stand for by what they don't say. But if integral means anything it means including a discussion of all four quadrants, not just three. By continuing to announce “the big three” without Justice, the inner-circle (and the founding members of the integral movement no less!) continues to fail at being truly, fully integral -- better than “half-ass” as Ken accuses common wisdom of, but still only three-quarters-ass, and a “broken humanity” to boot without Justice on the horizon of our awareness.
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Universities: Consciousness Studies

Universities: Consciousness Studies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A number of university departments, colleges and institutes in the US and elsewhere offer high quality educational opportunities and perform research in the areas of parapsychology, spirituality, transpersonal and consciousness studies. Below is a growing list of these from around the world. If you are aware of others, especially outside the US, please contact us. Also see the Parapsychological Associations's University Education in Parapsychology.
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A Billion Still to Spend, and Only Two Years to Do It

A Billion Still to Spend, and Only Two Years to Do It | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
THE ATLANTIC PHILANTHROPIES is down to its last billion dollars. The once ultrasecretive foundation funded by Chuck Feeney, who made his fortune as a founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, is making good on its promise to give away all of its money in the next two years.
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Ideological Foundations of Mainstream Neoclassical Economics: Class Interests ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Ideological Foundations of Mainstream Neoclassical Economics: Class Interests ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

There is now a widespread consensus that mainstream/neoclassical economists failed miserably to either predict the coming of the 2008 financial implosion, or provide a reasonable explanation when it actually arrived. Not surprisingly, many critics have argued that neoclassical economics has created more confusion than clarification, more obfuscation than elucidation. Economic “science” has, indeed, become “an ideological construct which serves to camouflage and justify the New World Order” [1].


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Uber seeks to start avalanche of support for Anchorage ridesharing - KTUU.com

Uber seeks to start avalanche of support for Anchorage ridesharing - KTUU.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the Anchorage Assembly prepares to take up debate on whether ridesharing firm Uber should be allowed to operate in the city, the company is organizing locals in an online drive for support.
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KDnuggets Exclusive: Marten Mickos, SVP, HP on the Role of Open Source in Cloud industry

KDnuggets Exclusive: Marten Mickos, SVP, HP on the Role of Open Source in Cloud industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In an exclusive interview with KDnuggets, Marten talks about HP’s Open Source strategy, evolution of Open Source production model, learning from the success of Open Source in Web, trends and more.

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New trade body UKShareCo set to boost sharing economy - Tech City News

New trade body UKShareCo set to boost sharing economy - Tech City News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Some of the UK’s leading sharing economy businesses have announced a new trade body for the sector, UKShareCo.

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Building Open Source Hardware: Diy Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers: Amazon.it: Alicia Gibb: Libri in altre lingue

Building Open Source Hardware: Diy Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers: Amazon.it: Alicia Gibb: Libri in altre lingue | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Building Open Source Hardware: Diy Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers: Amazon.it: Alicia Gibb: Libri in altre lingue
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How Interdisciplinary Collaboration Can Help The Music Industry - Forbes

How Interdisciplinary Collaboration Can Help The Music Industry - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The music industry can turn to the technology startup incubator model and collaboration with academia to help solve its technology problem.
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Features We Want to See in a 'Facebook at Work' Enterprise Service - eWeek

Features We Want to See in a 'Facebook at Work' Enterprise Service - eWeek | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It appears Facebook is ready to introduce an enterprise social media service. eWEEK looks at features that would help Facebook at Work win business users.
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Stanford Cyber Initiative will tackle Internet technology concerns - Stanford University News

Stanford Cyber Initiative will tackle Internet technology concerns - Stanford University News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Thanks to a Hewlett Foundation grant, the Stanford Cyber Initiative will address the crucial and complex opportunities and challenges raised by cyber-technologies.
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Enspiral: Changing the Way Social Entrepreneurs Do Business | P2P Foundation

Enspiral: Changing the Way Social Entrepreneurs Do Business | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While it seems clear that New Zealand-based social enterprise network Enspiral is doing exciting things in the social impact space, it can be difficult, at first, to understand what exactly Enspiral is. It is easier to begin with what Enspiral is not. Enspiral is not an incubator or an accelerator. It is not a training program, nor is it an advisory service. The website’s FAQ page, which describes Enspiral as “sort of a ‘DIY’ social enterprise support network,” offers both a promise and a warning to would-be Enspiralites. “If you’re an independent, entrepreneurial person with a deep commitment to service and social change and want to discover your own way to have an impact alongside like-minded people, Enspiral is fertile ground,” it suggests. “But you’ll need to find your own way, and there’s no program or official support.”
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▶ Please Don't Feed the Interns - YouTube

An investigative look into internships and their impact on the economy and the job market.
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Collective Ritual Invocation of an Integral Post-Metaphysical Spirituality, Joe Corbett

Collective Ritual Invocation of an Integral Post-Metaphysical Spirituality, Joe Corbett | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Newton gave us the laws of gravity which were then refined by Einstein's general theory of relativity, but there has not yet been a refinement of the Cartesian dualism between mind and matter. There is still a dichotomy in the debate between scientific materialism and its skeptics where either physical matter or consciousness is prioritized and then given supremacy of importance and origin over the other. But this is a false dichotomy precisely because there is in fact no clear distinction between mind and matter. For matter is not merely an inert object but is filled and surrounded with information, information about size, mass, charge, spin, momentum, etc., which is in constant exchange with other matter in the environment, matter that might even be said to “know” how to respond and interact according to a fixed set of forces and physical laws.
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▶ Games for Change: Solving the World's Biggest Problems Through Alternate Realities: Jane McGonigal - YouTube

Jane McGonigal, world-renowned designer of alternate reality games and author of the best-selling "Reality is Broken," makes the case to Calit 2's Larry Smarr that children's brains benefit from playing video games. Series: "The Atlantic Meets The Pacific" [12/2012] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 24357]

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Changing the Relationship between the Economy, Territories and Peopl

The challenge that we are facing – how to get the economy running again – is an industrial revolution which radically changes the relationship with our territory, currently characterized by the Nimby syndrome. For over two centuries we have witnessed a race towards ever bigger plants

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Choosing Between Competing Visions for Education Reform - CounterPunch

Choosing Between Competing Visions for Education Reform - CounterPunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Choosing Between Competing Visions for Education Reform
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Open data economy: Eight business models for open data and insight from Deloitte UK - O'Reilly Radar

Open data economy: Eight business models for open data and insight from Deloitte UK - O'Reilly Radar | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When I asked whether the push to free up government data was resulting in economic activity and startup creation, I started to receive emails from people around the United...
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5 Things To Know: Networked Economy 101 (Collaborative, Circular, Or Sharing Economy)

5 Things To Know: Networked Economy 101 (Collaborative, Circular, Or Sharing Economy) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The networked economy will transform the way we live and work, how business runs, and how society functions – in a speed never before seen in history.
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The Sharing Bros 21,000 KM with the Collaborative Economy

The Sharing Bros 21,000 KM with the Collaborative Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Sharing Bros are making a 21,000 Km journey using only the Collaborative Economy. Their Mission To cross the American continent in 6 months using only the Collaborative Economy. Why?
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Report: To Restore Middle-Skills Jobs, Employers, Educators, Policymakers ... - Forbes

Report: To Restore Middle-Skills Jobs, Employers, Educators, Policymakers ... - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Defining middle-skills jobs as those that "require more education and training than a high-school diploma but less than a four-year college degree," a new report explores this segment of the labor market, identifying where jobs have been lost and...
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Net Neutrality Emails Reveal a Cozy 'Social Network' Between the FCC and ... - VICE News

Net Neutrality Emails Reveal a Cozy 'Social Network' Between the FCC and ... - VICE News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Documents obtained by VICE News shed light on the relationship between government regulators and the telecoms they're regulating amid the net neutrality debate.
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The cultural revolution starts here - The Guardian

The cultural revolution starts here - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Kirsty Allison: A ‘legal squat’ in east London demonstrates how communities benefit when creatives turn empty properties into social spaces
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