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Public Presentation Of The P2Pvalue Project | P2PValue

Public Presentation Of The P2Pvalue Project | P2PValue | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The public presentation of the P2Pvalue project will take place on Wednesday, January 22nd at the CCCB in Barcelona in an event which aims to encourage debate and community participation, extending an invitation to participate in the project and meet up with local P2P communities.


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▶ Full Public presentation on P2PValue / Barcelona 22/01/14 (PART 1) - YouTube

http://p2pvalue.eu/blog/public-presentation-p2pvalue-project
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SolarCoin - P2P Foundation

SolarCoin - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"It seems appropriate that a new method of earning, spending, and trading value or assets, such as cryptocurrency enables, can be tied to a relatively new method of generating energy. And that’s the idea behind SolarCoin, an alternative currency backed by solar electricity production, which is designed to incentivize the production of 97,500 TWh of global solar generation over the next 40 years.

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Content strategy is king in social media - Jakarta Post

Building true social media engagement means creating a content strategy to hook the audience, not just being on social media.

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NJIT BIOL 337 - 'Wisdom of Crowds' model

In this (virtual) experiment, (virtual) people are asked to estimate the number of (virtual) gumballs placed into a (virtual) transparent jar. This experiment is repeated 100 times with a given number of people (set by 'Number of tested people').

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Paper and the craft of securing Facebook's future - CNET

Paper and the craft of securing Facebook's future - CNET | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


More literally, Paper presents News Feed's standbys -- photos, videos, and articles -- in new formats designed for enjoyment on smartphones.

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4 ways the Open Compute Project will impact hardware design

4 ways the Open Compute Project will impact hardware design | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook's Open Compute Project could have broad influences, beneficial and baneful, on data center hardware


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Modular Construction Takes Off in New York - The Epoch Times

Modular Construction Takes Off in New York - The Epoch Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

NEW YORK—Modular building and prefabrication have been gaining attention in recent years, largely because of high-profile projects and micro-unit housing rolling out in major cities like New York and San Francisco.

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Beyond the Moore's Law: Nanocomputing using nanowire tiles

Beyond the Moore's Law: Nanocomputing using nanowire tiles | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers from The MITRE Corporation and Harvard University have taken key steps toward ultra-small electronic computer systems that push beyond the imminent end of Moore's Law, which states that the device density and overall processing power for computers will double every two to three years. In a paper that will appear this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team describes how they designed and assembled, from the bottom up, a functioning, ultra-tiny control computer that is the densest nanoelectronic system ever built.



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Bitcoin Economy bitcoin economy com Affiliate Program Review! Bitcoin Economy Pre launch 2014!!! | Ethical Affiliate Programs

Bitcoin Economy  bitcoin economy com  Affiliate Program Review! Bitcoin Economy Pre launch 2014!!! | Ethical Affiliate Programs | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
One thought on “Bitcoin Economy bitcoin economy com Affiliate Program Review! Bitcoin Economy Pre launch 2014!!!
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Clay Shirky Comes Not to Praise Education, but to Bury It | Inside Higher Ed

Clay Shirky Comes Not to Praise Education, but to Bury It | Inside Higher Ed | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In a recent blog post, he argues that we are in the midst of a new (or not so new) “reality.” This reality, to Shirky’s figuring, is the end of higher education’s “Golden Age.” The solution – which is no real surprise coming from someone who has made his living as an Internet futurist – is to embrace our digitally mediated future.



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Sharing and Caring | Jacobin

Sharing and Caring | Jacobin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new wave of technology companies claims to be expanding the possibilities of sharing and collaboration, and is clashing with established industries such as hospitality and transit. These companies make up what is being called the “sharing economy”: they provide web sites and applications through which individual residents or drivers can offer to “share” their apartment or car with a guest, for a price.
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▶ Full Public presentation on P2PValue / Barcelona 22/01/14 (PART 2) - YouTube

http://p2pvalue.eu/blog/public-presentation-p2pvalue-project
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This Cryptocurrency is Backed by Solar Energy

This Cryptocurrency is Backed by Solar Energy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cryptocurrency, sometimes referred to as digital currency or alternative currency, has been making waves in the news lately, mostly due to the rapid rise in value of Bitcoin. But there are other cryptocurrencies out there that are less well-known, including one digital currency that is backed by the generation of solar electricity.
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Good Reads: From future robots, to crowd-sourcing problems, to praise for kids - Christian Science Monitor

Good Reads: From future robots, to crowd-sourcing problems, to praise for kids - Christian Science Monitor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This week's roundup of Good Reads topics includes the future of humanoid robots, the endless loop of poverty, crowdsourcing science problems, how to better manage burned forests, and the impact of too much praise for children.

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Hackathon for Cuba Brings Latino Entrepreneurs, Programmers Together to ... - Latin Post

Hackathon for Cuba Brings Latino Entrepreneurs, Programmers Together to ... - Latin Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Cuba is one of the least connected countries in the western hemisphere when it comes to the internet. That's why technology experts and programmers are meeting in South Florida for the first ever "Hackathon for Cuba."

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Peer Production Licence - to achieve the tranistion to the FLOSS societies!

Peer Production Licence - to achieve the tranistion to the FLOSS societies! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

today we have a paradox, the more communistic the sharing license we use, the more capitalistic the practice, with the Linux commons becoming a corporate commons enriching IBM and the like … it works in a certain way, and seems acceptable to most free software developers, but is it the only way.

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Aaron Swartz: a beautiful mind - Stuff.co.nz

Aaron Swartz: a beautiful mind - Stuff.co.nz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Simon Sheikh, the Canberra-based activist entrepreneur and a failed Greens candidate at the 2013 federal election, was also at the OPEN summit in upstate New York early last year.

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Open Hardware Is Like Linux: True Or False?

The analogy of how Open Compute is similar to Linux was made repeatedly at the Open Compute Summit V this week. The analogy is fair -- open-source hardware shares many underlying values with (Examine this analogy closely.
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Student Asks Noam Chomsky for Dating Advice

Student Asks Noam Chomsky for Dating Advice | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Noam Chomsky is a pretty unlikely celebrity. As a preeminent anarchist theorist, his political writing is full of passionate intensity, but in his numerous public appearances, he conforms much more to images associated with his day job as a preeminent academic and linguist.
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The energy internet - BusinessDay

The energy internet - BusinessDay | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In the next 20 years, almost three billion people will join the middle class, propelling global demand for more and better housing, televisions, cars, food, water, energy, and myriad other goods and services. But, with increasing strain on the planet’s resources, meeting this demand could carry massive environmental costs from pollution and global warming. How, then, can the world sustain economic development and reduce poverty without fueling a catastrophe?

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Is Professional Activism Getting in the Way of Real Change?

Is Professional Activism Getting in the Way of Real Change? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Thought provoking and clear headed reflections from climate justice defender and author Henia Belalia on the ongoing commercialization and co-opting and the social justice and environmental movements. You can read the full article here.

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The Transformed Media Landscape

The Transformed Media Landscape | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Clay Shirky’s hypothesis that right now we are experiencing the “largest increase in expressive capabilities in human history” is a unique perception on the social media landscape. The internet has allowed each the past social revolutions (i.e. telephone, television, radio) to flock to the internet because all media is increasingly becoming more and more digital. The internet allows the consumers to also be the producers of information. Shirky’s example of social media, consumer’s and producers, was an earthquake in China. The rapid globalizing of the disaster ultimately caused the government of China to shutdown the media and censor the information coming into the country. The amount of information that each consumer/producer is able to produce is potentially enormous, thus making it difficult to censor the information causing a complete shut off of the media sharing. 

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