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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Taiga.Io | Agile, Open Source, Free Project Management System

Taiga.Io | Agile, Open Source, Free Project Management System | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Free. Open Source. Powerful. Taiga is a project management platform for startups and agile developers & designers who want a simple, beautiful tool that makes work truly enjoyable.
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This Is Why Facebook Was So Aggressive About Migrating Users Over To Messenger

This Is Why Facebook Was So Aggressive About Migrating Users Over To Messenger | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In June, Facebook announced that users who wanted to send private messages from their phones would have to download a separate app--Messenger--in order to do so. As I wrote at the time, it was an unusually aggressive tactic, even for Facebook, which hasn't hid its desire to unbundle its services as dedicated, standalone applications.
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Encounters with otherness: Towards a participatory way of knowing - A Dissertation by Joana Formosinho

Encounters with otherness: Towards a participatory way of knowing - A Dissertation by Joana Formosinho | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I am delighted today to be publishing this third dissertation from the 2014 class of Holistic Science at Schumacher College. Joana Formosinho is a zoologist with a background in animal behavioural research, but as she says in her introduction, she felt that her research and research methods had not brought her a profound level of insight:
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Social Plastic Now Used For 3D Printing

Social Plastic Now Used For 3D Printing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A pair of innovative entrepreneurs from Vancouver, Canada, have realised a solution for both alleviating poverty and reducing the pollution choking our oceans. Coined “social plastic” it’s the repurposing of ocean waste for 3D printing.
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Twelve Policy Proposals for Human Politics - P2P Foundation

Twelve Policy Proposals for Human Politics - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Parties attack one another constantly and working together is considered a weakness. Individuals, however, collaborate naturally; it is what they do best. We need a politics that listens to and engages the individual voices of men and women across society, and works hard to find solutions that benefit them all.
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Essay of the Day: The University as a Hackerspace | P2P Foundation

Essay of the Day: The University as a Hackerspace | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“In a paper published last year, I argued for a different way of understanding the emergence of hacker culture. (Winn 2013) In doing so, I outlined an account of ‘the university’ as an institution that provided the material and subsequent intellectual conditions that early hackers were drawn to and in which they worked.
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Educating our kids to become the Maker Movement of tomorrow | Inside3DP

Educating our kids to become the Maker Movement of tomorrow | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We must educate our children to become a part of the maker culture, or maker movement, which is an integral part of the DIY culture, writes Roy Keidar.
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3D printed machine guns are here | Inside3DP

3D printed machine guns are here | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The gold standard of the gun community is metal and now anyone can 3D print an untraceable AR-15 rifle.
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Singapore's new post offices to have 3D printers | Inside3DP

Singapore's new post offices to have 3D printers | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Singapore's national postal service is revamping its stores with next-gen features including a 3D printing service for rapid prototyping and 24/7 lobbies.
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PIP Arduino Web Browser

PIP Arduino Web Browser | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PIP is a functional web browser for Arduino and runs well on an Uno. It can download and render plain HTML (no images, CSS or Javascript) and follow embedded links. It's joystick controlled and uses a 320x240 LCD screen for output.
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Arduino adds affordable 3D printing to its open source hardware model

Arduino adds affordable 3D printing to its open source hardware model | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Arduino may be known for revolutionizing open source hardware platforms, but this week enters the 3D printer market with the small and (relatively) affordable Materia 101. Produced in partnership with fellow Italian company Sharebot, the printer is targeted towards educators, beginners, consumers, and makers.

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Jeff Bezos and the Post Don't Know the Future of Media, But Are Preparing for It Anyway

Jeff Bezos and the Post Don't Know the Future of Media, But Are Preparing for It Anyway | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post just more than a year ago, expectations of a digital renaissance for the paper became assumptions. What would one of the most visionary business minds of the Internet age do with something as stodgy and inflexible as a newspaper?
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Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’

Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Twitter. Facebook. AirBnB. Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the $4.2 billion venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has backed them all -- along with dozens of others. His latest project? Upending finance. Bloomberg Markets magazine interviewed Andreessen at the firm’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
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OpEdNews Article: Article: Libeling a democracy movement: Accusing Hong Kong Activists of Being Tools of US Policy is Both Ignorant and Dangerous

OpEdNews Article: Article: Libeling a democracy movement:  Accusing Hong Kong Activists of Being Tools of US Policy is Both Ignorant and Dangerous | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Too many leftist journalists are showing an imperialist arrogance in claiming the US is behind the mass democracy protest in Hong Kong, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, a veteran journalist with five years experience in Hong Kong.
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Recreating Collective Meaning: Unravelling the Collaborative Economy - A Dissertation by Felipe Cunha

Recreating Collective Meaning: Unravelling the Collaborative Economy - A Dissertation by Felipe Cunha | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I am delighted to be able to introduce this new dissertation Recreating Collective Meaning: An Unravelling of the Collaborative Economy through the Sensibility of Culture. Felipe, who is Brazilian, recently graduated in the Economics for Transition masters degree from Schumacher College, and in this dissertation he describes the essential focus of his enquiry as:
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Towards a Participatory Way of Knowing - P2P Foundation

Towards a Participatory Way of Knowing - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"Joana Formosinho is a zoologist with a background in animal behavioural research, but as she says in her introduction, she felt that her research and research methods had not brought her a profound level of insight:
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Veggie Printer Ink – Kind To The Earth

Veggie Printer Ink – Kind To The Earth | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Thanks to new technological developments in the printing industry, there are many earth-friendly options available for those who “think green” regardless of what colour of ink they’re using.
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Capitalism, Not Technological Unemployment, is the Problem | P2P Foundation

Capitalism, Not Technological Unemployment, is the Problem | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At Slate, Will Oremus raises the question “What if technological innovation is a job-killer after all?” (“The New Luddites,” August 6). Rather than being “the cure for economic doldrums,” he writes, automation “may destroy more jobs than it creates”:
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If you want cheap, affordable housing: Keep the Land In Trust | P2P Foundation

If you want cheap, affordable housing: Keep the Land In Trust | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The planning system enables developers and landowners to make large profits while the public sector struggles with infrastructure costs and making homes affordable. Any new housebuilding policy should keep control over land and retain its value for the public good, argue Steve Bendle and Pat Conaty.
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Education leads the way for 3D printing revolution | Inside3DP

Education leads the way for 3D printing revolution | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A rapid prototyping and 3D printing solutions company manager is one of many bringing 3D printers and 3D printing education to schools across the world.
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Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP

Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In September we wrote an article on the upcoming Kickstarter launch of a 3D printer that promised to print in a range of materials including wood, conductive materials, ceramic, plastics, and various foods. Many of our readers were very curious about the 3D printer, and now you can all get the chance to test it …
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New startup looks to tackle the 3D printing industry | Inside3DP

New startup looks to tackle the 3D printing industry | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new Australian startup wants to connect 3D printers, designers, manufacturers and consumers and become Australia's answer to 3D Hubs and Shapeways.
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Open, not for free: business models for makers

Open, not for free: business models for makers. The ppt is the abstract of the workshop held during the European Maker Faire 2014. The presentation will explore business models supporting the wide ...

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Major Trends from Open Hardware Summit 2014 - MakingSociety

Major Trends from Open Hardware Summit 2014 - MakingSociety | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3 major trends highlighted at Open Hardware Summit 2014, held in Rome, Italy.
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3D printed heart saves a baby's life | Inside3DP

3D printed heart saves a baby's life | Inside3DP | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Surgeons at a New York hospital 3D printed a strangely structured heart to save a baby's life, signaling developments in medical 3D printing and bioprinting.
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