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Lessons From The Sharing Economy - Social Media Week

Lessons From The Sharing Economy - Social Media Week | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ‘Sharing Economy’ has arrived, sites that connect ordinary citizens with other citizens to do business directly, face to face, bypassing brands and corporations.
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The sharing economy is not as open as you might think

The sharing economy is not as open as you might think | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber, Lyft and Airbnb are trying to combat discrimination within their communities. Are they doing enough?
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The "sharing" economy cozies up to subprime auto loans

The "sharing" economy cozies up to subprime auto loans | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bad car loans are nothing new, but they don't move us in any direction we should be wanting to go.
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The House That Actually Makes the Internet of Things Easy - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

The House That Actually Makes the Internet of Things Easy - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What happens when a technologist reads Harry Potter.
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After Capitalism: Can We Create A Post-Capitalist Society?

After Capitalism: Can We Create A Post-Capitalist Society? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Is capitalism the only viable economic system, or can we imagine a post-capitalist society? Debating a future based not on equality, but fairness.
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UKShareCo body formed to push the UK’s Sharing Economy to the fore

UKShareCo body formed to push the UK’s Sharing Economy to the fore | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PRESS RELEASE: 13 November 2014 Companies from across the new “Sharing Economy” are set to work together in their industry’s collective interest by forming the UK Sharing Coalition –...
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Ericsson ranks Stockholm, London and Paris the world's most connected cities - ComputerWeekly.com

Ericsson ranks Stockholm, London and Paris the world's most connected cities - ComputerWeekly.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ericsson’s Networked Society Index puts London near the top of its connected cities table but others may challenge it soon
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3D food printing just got sweeter thanks to ChefJet 3D printer

3D food printing just got sweeter thanks to ChefJet 3D printer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ChefJet 3D Printer is the world’s first kitchen-ready 3D printer for food. It can print sugar creations, sweets for cakes in a variety of flavors.
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3D printing companies at Tel Aviv 3DP conference | Inside3DP

3D printing companies at Tel Aviv 3DP conference | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Old and new 3D printing companies were showcasing their latest products and innovations at a conference in Tel Aviv's Airport City.
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The Maker Economy

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“Any time you give the means of production to everybody, it changes the world.”   Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics
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Digital Transformation of the French Economy - P2P Foundation

Digital Transformation of the French Economy - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Report: RAPPORT AU GOUVERNEMENT. La nouvelle grammaire du succès. La transformation numérique de l'économie française. Philippe Lemoine
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The White House Gets It Right On Net Neutrality. Will the FCC?

The White House Gets It Right On Net Neutrality. Will the FCC? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a statement issued this morning, President Barack Obama has called on the Federal Communications Commission to develop new “net neutrality” rules and, equally importantly, establish the legal authority it needs to support those rules by reclassifying broadband service as a “telecommunications service.”
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POC21: Accelerating Open Source Sustainability

POC21 (Proof Of Concept 21) is an accelerator for open source sustainability, co-produced by OuiShare and OpenState. In 2015, we will bring the best open hardware projects together with world-class mentors and experts, to build the most functional and replicable cell of a sustainable society, and then bring it to the world ahead of the COP21 climate change conference in Paris.

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Support the sharing economy - The Sun Daily

UBER – the increasingly popular ride-sharing mobile app that has riled up local authorities – has not only been controversial in Malaysia, but also in the Philippines, Australia, Germany and many others.
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Patagonia's Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing - Triple Pundit

Patagonia's Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing - Triple Pundit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
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Portal helps sharing-economy workers find and manage gigs - SFGate

Portal helps sharing-economy workers find and manage gigs - SFGate | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The reality is that without adequate protection like medical and vehicle insurance, disability coverage and 401(k)s, you are really vulnerable, especially in a place as expensive as the Bay Area.
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Rachel Botsman & David Rowan - Emerging Technologies - Think Dif - Disruptive Innovation Festival

Rachel Botsman & David Rowan - Emerging Technologies - Think Dif - Disruptive Innovation Festival | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In this session with David Rowan, Editor of WIRED Magazine, and Rachel Botsman, author and the global thought-leader on collaborative consumption, we will explore the emerging technologies and societal trends paving the way for a circular economy. Who is the 'new consumer' emerging, and in what ways are technologies driving key behavioural shifts? What is the changing role people want to play in the production and consumption cycle? We will ask David and Rachel to give us their expert point of view, and to reflect on the disruptive ideas and innovative business models at work starting to transform sectors from finance to retail to transportation.



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Five things that make you an empowered consumer - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog)

Five things that make you an empowered consumer - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is a fundamental shift taking place in our economy: we’re moving away from manufacturing and services, and towards creative economies where companies that embrace information, agility and the “cross-pollination” of technology will thrive.
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Peers relaunch: making the sharing economy work for the people who power it - Collaborative Consumption

Peers relaunch: making the sharing economy work for the people who power it - Collaborative Consumption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Peers relaunches new website that focuses on supporting sharing economy workers.
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Seoul, City with Fastest Internet Speed, Ranks 12th in ICT Maturity - BusinessKorea

Seoul, City with Fastest Internet Speed, Ranks 12th in ICT Maturity - BusinessKorea | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Seoul ranked 12th in the penetration and usage rates of information and communications technology (ICT) among 40 major cities in the world.
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Future of 3D printing - Prosthetic limbs for animals | Inside3DP

Future of 3D printing - Prosthetic limbs for animals | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3D printing came to the rescue of a duck that had lost on of its webbed feet.
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Says-us and GNUnion at #DL14 Ney York 14 Nov 2014 A Status Update

presA Status Update #DL14, 14 November 2014, New York

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UK parliament to debate money creation for first time in 170 years

UK parliament to debate money creation for first time in 170 years | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We’ve made another significant breakthrough: This morning we were told that Parliament will hold a three hour debate on the issue of ‘Money Creation and Society’ on Thursday 20th November.    
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Arctic Future, Costing the Earth - BBC Radio 4

Arctic Future, Costing the Earth - BBC Radio 4 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The melting sea ice of the Arctic creates opportunities and threats. Tom Heap reports.
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Proof Of Concept 21 - P2P Foundation

Proof Of Concept 21 - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"an accelerator for open source sustainability, whose pinnacle will be a 5-week camp in the countryside 40min from Paris, bringing together 50 open hardware innovators with world-class mentors and experts, to prototype the most functional and replicable cell of a sustainable society, and bring it to the world ahead of COP21 (which is scheduled in december 2015 in Paris)
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