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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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The Collective Intelligence: 27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

The Collective Intelligence: 27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year.
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Manning’s lawyers rest case, with Yochai Benkler’s stirring defense of WikiLeaks: trial report, day 17

Manning’s lawyers rest case, with Yochai Benkler’s stirring defense of WikiLeaks: trial report, day 17 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

On the final day of Bradley Manning’s defense’s case, Harvard Law Professor and renowned scholar Yochai Benkler testified about how the Internet changes journalism’s function in a democracy, how WikiLeaks was viewed over time, and why WikiLeaks should be considered a legitimate news organization, devoted to exposing corruption.

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What the Sharing Economy Means for Business - T...

What the Sharing Economy Means for Business - T... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With digital peer-to-peer platforms emerging in dozens of vertical markets, the sharing economy appears to be in its own Cambrian explosion of diversity. (What does the sharing economy mean for business?
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Empathy: The Missing Link to Solving the World's Most Pressing Problems - Huffington Post

Empathy: The Missing Link to Solving the World's Most Pressing Problems - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Roots of Empathy program has been evaluated multiple times by different independent reviewers. The results show that children who participated demonstrated several qualities including a decrease in aggression, an increase in sharing/inclusive/helping behavior, and an increase in emotional perception. These effects appeared to be lasting.

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Harvard Prof Critical Of WikiLeaks Trial

Harvard Prof Critical Of WikiLeaks Trial | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. -- A Harvard law professor is taking center stage in the court-martial of an Army private who gave classified information to WikiLeaks.
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WikiLeaks A Journalism Watershed, Bradley Manning Witness Says - Huffington Post

WikiLeaks A Journalism Watershed, Bradley Manning Witness Says - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
FORT MEADE, Md., July 10 (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its model of decentralized leaking of secrets is a high point in journalism history, a Harvard professor testified on Wednesday at the court-martial of a U.S. soldier charged with passing secret documents to the website.
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Fast Company: The Sharing Economy Comes of Age at Le Web - Collaborative Consumption

Fast Company: The Sharing Economy Comes of Age at Le Web - Collaborative Consumption | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The LeWeb conference in London, which begins today with a theme of the “Collaborative Economy,” should be a wake-up call to corporations, brands, and everyone in the advertising ecosystem. Your lives are about to change. The market has once again spoken, and if you think you’ve already been disrupted by social media, think again. You ain’t seen nothing yet.

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The Collective Intelligence: Neo-Humanity: Transhumanism Will Merge Man With Machine

Science and religion meet at the intersection of a $5 million grant gifted to UC Riverside in Pennsylvania by the John Templeton Foundation for further research into an afterlife and immortality. 
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Clay Shirky Getting things done Part 1 - Content Curation Fact or Fiction

Clay Shirky Getting things done Part 1 - Content Curation Fact or Fiction | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How can groups get things done? Exactly what does this suggest based on how we work and share and collaborate? Go ahead and take awesome Curation Profits E-Learning Course! Do You Know Your Golden Frame?
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Community Currencies And Bartering Models Take Root In Greek Cities

Community Currencies And Bartering Models Take Root In Greek Cities | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Pop-Up City Live celebrated its fifth birthday, an experimental event for urban innovators in Amsterdam where we brought The Pop-Up City to life on stage!
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Bartering and community trading is ALWAYS an option for people who are struggling.  Just start trading goods and services!  Have a bertering day or make a bartering club.  It will take off and the more the merrier.

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What the Sharing Economy Means for Business - Techonomy

What the Sharing Economy Means for Business - Techonomy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With digital peer-to-peer platforms emerging in dozens of vertical markets, the sharing economy appears to be in its own Cambrian explosion of diversity. (What does the sharing economy mean for business?
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Open(Art) – Creative platforms for the open web | eyebeam.org

Open(Art) – Creative platforms for the open web | eyebeam.org | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Eyebeam is pleased to announce the Open(Art) exhibition and workshop series, which marks the culmination of our Open(Art) Fellows' projects.
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The New Sharing Economy

The New Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The results of Latitude Research and Shareable Magazine's The New Sharing Economy study released today indicate that online sharing does indeed seem to encourage people to share offline resources such as cars and bikes, largely because they are...
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Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

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Economist Jeremy Rifkin is the author of "The Third Industrial Revolution".
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In the Collaborative Economy, the Crowd has Built a Car | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

In the Collaborative Economy, the Crowd has Built a Car | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Wikispeed is a business that crowd sourced designs, production, development, and has created a SAE registered, road legal approved car the Wikispeed SGT01 Car, now on sale in limited quantities. This case example is part of my ongoing coverage of the collaborative economy, on how the crowd becomes a company.

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Harvard prof says leaks changed WikiLeaks' image - U-T San Diego

Harvard prof says leaks changed WikiLeaks' image - U-T San Diego | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Pfc. Bradley Manning's lawyers called Yochai Benkler to testify about the government's response to WikiLeaks' publication of Iraq and Afghanistan battlefield reports, State Department diplomatic cables and battlefield video that Manning has acknowledged sending to the anti-secrecy group.

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Kevin Gosztola's Interview on Bradley Manning's Trial for 'Democracy Now!' - Firedoglake

Kevin Gosztola's Interview on Bradley Manning's Trial for 'Democracy Now!' - Firedoglake | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Kevin Gosztola's Interview on Bradley Manning's Trial for 'Democracy Now!
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A Social Entrepreneur's Dilemma: Nonprofit or For-Profit? - New York Times

A Social Entrepreneur's Dilemma: Nonprofit or For-Profit? - New York Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

WHAT OTHERS SAY Pamela Hartigan, executive director of the Skoll Center at the University of Oxford in Britain: “ThinkImpact has to get itself off the treadmill of donor dependency and create a revenue stream through a fee-for-service approach. This does not mean morphing into — or separately setting up — a for-profit venture. After all, ‘nonprofit’ is not synonymous with ‘no revenue.’”

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Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | ...world's leading news videos

Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | ...world's leading news videos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
http://www.ted.com Clay Shirky looks at "cognitive surplus" -- the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles.
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The Manning trial grapples with the question of whether WikiLeaks is a media entity

The Manning trial grapples with the question of whether WikiLeaks is a media entity | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The prosecution in Bradley Manning’s trial appears to be trying to draw a hard line between real journalism and an entity like WikiLeaks — but as Harvard law professor Yochai Benkler pointed out, that’s almost impossible to do.
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Smart Citizen

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An Open-Source Environmental Monitoring Platform consisting of arduino-compatible hardware, data visualization web API, and mobile app.

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Crowdsourcing can't beat power of the individual genius - The Guardian

Crowdsourcing can't beat power of the individual genius - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Nobody is, obviously, as clever as everybody, who, also obviously, has listened to Clay Shirky and has finally arrived.

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Is intelligence an individual or collective concept?

Is intelligence an individual or collective concept? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Answer: Intelligence is one thing, stature is another. As stated in the question, Telsa was an intelligent man and he did not get the stature he deserved.
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Moleque de idéias as a learning space to the networked society.

Pdf of the presentation made at Copenhagen Business School, June 27, 2013.
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