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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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Bruce Sterling announces upcoming 2nd issue of Journal of Peer Production on Biohacking

Bruce Sterling announces upcoming 2nd issue of Journal of Peer Production on Biohacking | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“Associations like DIYbio are today present in many countries across the globe: in European countries like Denmark, the UK, Spain, France, Germany, in Canada and in India and, above all, in the US. The emergence of do-it-yourself biology is mainly located in the Western world, especially in major US and European cities. Beyond these territorial aspects, the more distributed geographies of protocols, ideas and objects that circulate via Internet forums and collaborative platforms play a key role in the emergence of do-it-yourself biology.
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OuiShare | Intelligence & Action for the Collaborative Economy

OuiShare | Intelligence & Action for the Collaborative Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
OuiShare is a global community of entrepreneurs, journalists, scholars, designers, activists and citizens working towards a Collaborative Economy, organized as a global network of local hubs (Paris, London, Berlin, Barcelona, Roma, Brussels, …)...
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International Speaker: Joe Justice - WIKISPEED (How to build an Agile car)

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012, 7:00 PM

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63 Agilistas Attending

Joe Justice and Tim Myer are keynote speakers at Agile 2012 in Texas later this year and have kindly agreed to speak at AgileWelly where they will talk about WIKISPEEED, the first automotive manufacturer to use agile methods. A special thanks goes to Tait Radio in Christchurch who are so friendly to "lend" us Tim and Jo to make this event possible....

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Joe Justice and Tim Myer are keynote speakers at Agile 2012 in Texas later this year and have kindly agreed to speak at AgileWelly where they will talk about WIKISPEEED, the first automotive manufacturer to use agile methods.
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Cutting out the banks - Investing Strategy - Mindful Money

Peer-to-peer transactions are still very much in their infancy - banks don't really see them as that much of a threat, however. Do the nation's most disliked banks have more to fear from the rise of other institutions financing major projects?
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5 Alternatives to traditional bank finance

5 Alternatives to traditional bank finance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding, invoice finance and Peer-to-peer lending are some of the alternatives to bank products that are covered in this post.
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In this Information Age, What will happen when China triples the US in University Graduates in 2020 ?

In this Information Age, What will happen when China triples the US in University Graduates in 2020 ?
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The system of intellectual production of the P2P mode of production | Las Indias

The system of intellectual production of the P2P mode of production | Las Indias | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A simple schematic of the system of intellectual production in the P2P mode of production with the role of each kind of group, its production and the relationships between them.
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Consumers flock to peer-to-peer finance | myintroducer.com

Consumers flock to peer-to-peer finance | myintroducer.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A peer-to-peer finance website has reported a surge in the number of new users as the LIBOR fixing bank scandal unfolds. The first ten days of July 2012, immediately after the LIBOR story broke, saw a 150% increase in the amount of new Saver money deposited compared to the previous month. According to RateSetter.com CEO Rhydian Lewis, savers are choosing peer-to-peer to set their own interest rates.

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'Democratic legitimation via the web is not enough', says Clay Shirky | Online Journalism Features | Journalism.co.uk

'Democratic legitimation via the web is not enough', says Clay Shirky | Online Journalism Features | Journalism.co.uk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Clay Shirky has changed his mind about democratic participation, he tells Journalism.co.uk, ahead of an appearance at a POLIS event at the LSE tonight.
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Apparently a dramatic change of opinion from a prominent proponent of the concept. Thanks for sharing.
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3 Reasons Why E-mail isn't Going Anywhere | Conspire: A Mindjet ...

3 Reasons Why E-mail isn't Going Anywhere | Conspire: A Mindjet ... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It’s easy to see why tech kids have been so quick to call the death of e-mail: in the middle of a collaboration tool storm, digital innovation is moving at a faster pace than ever before and everything is just so new and shiny. And yet, here we are, still using e-mail as a primary mode of communication. What the haps?
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Bruce Schneier on the Importance of Trust in Society - P2P Foundation

Bruce Schneier on the Importance of Trust in Society - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Bruce Schneier, internationally renowned security expert and author, discusses his new book entitled, “Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs To Thrive.” Schneier starts the discussion by looking at society and trust, and explains why he thinks the two are necessary for civilization. According to Schneier, two concepts contribute to a trustful society: first, humans are mostly moral; second, informal reputation systems incentivize trustworthy behavior. The discussion turns to technology and trust, and Schneier talks about how the information society yields greater consequences when trust is breached. He then describes how society deals with technology and trust and why he thinks the system is not perfect but working well overall."

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Bruce Schneier's book: The Internet has created 'the largest trust gap' in history - PC Advisor

Bruce Schneier's book: The Internet has created 'the largest trust gap' in history - PC Advisor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ultimate "defectors" in the age of the Internet may be corporations acting in the role of institutions, says Schneier. "With the rise of the Internet as a communications system, and social networking sites in particular, corporations have become the designers, controllers and arbiters of our social infrastructure. As such, they're assuming the role of institutions, even if they really aren't." They can "set societal norms, determine what it means to cooperate, and enforce cooperation through the options on its site. It can take away legal and socially acceptable rights simply by not allowing them: think of how publishers have eroded fair use rights for music by not enabling copying options on digital players."

 

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Will Ride-Sharing Apps Replace Car Ownership? - Forbes

Will Ride-Sharing Apps Replace Car Ownership? - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
But will ride-sharing work as a business? Both SideCar and Lyft have raised venture capital: Zimride has raised about $7.5 million from Mayfield Fund, Floodgate and K9 Ventures and SideCar raised funding from Paul’s fund Spring Ventures, as well as a long list of investors including SV Angel, Lerer Ventures, Jeff Clarke, Lisa Gansky and Mark Pincus. Generally SideCar and Lyft work on the honor system for payment, like museums do when they ask for a donation for admission. “The capitalist in me was worried this wouldn’t work,” Paul says. “But the human in me is confident people are fair on the whole. It’s really validated my faith in humanity and that most people are fair.”
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Download The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume II (Information Age Series) ebook The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Cultu...

Download The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume II (Information Age Series) ebook   The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Cultu... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Download The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume II (Information Age Series) ebook

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Can Micropayments Save Newspapers?

Can Micropayments Save Newspapers? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
But things have changed. “With newspapers entering bankruptcy even as their audience grows, the threat is not just to the companies that own them, but also to the news itself,” wrote the savvy New York Times columnist David Carr earlier this year in a column endorsing the idea of paying for content. This creates a necessity that ought to be the mother of invention. . . .
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Clay Shirky: Social networking will change business like PC, laptop, email | ZDNet

Clay Shirky: Social networking will change business like PC, laptop, email | ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Social media is being brought into the corporate world and information technology departments will have figure out how to make it strategically important to their companies, said Clay Shirky, a NYC professor, consultant, author and watcher of Internet trends

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Obama Seizes Control of All Communications ... - Occupy Corporatism

Obama Seizes Control of All Communications ... - Occupy Corporatism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
President Obama has usurped all available forms of communication for use and discretion of the US government. Under executive order (EO) , Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions, Obama has enabled the executive branch to control communications under all “possible under all circumstances to ensure national security, effectively manage emergencies, and improve national resilience.”
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The Collaborative Organization Book is Now Available!

The Collaborative Organization Book is Now Available! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I’m so glad to finally announce that The Collaborative Organization is now available for purchase on Amazon or wherever books are sold. The book is the first comprehensive strategy guide to emergent collaboration within the enterprise and I really hope it proves to be a valuable resource for every reader as well as a stepping stone for the enterprise collaboration space. I’m also very honored to have Don Tapscott (afterword), Gil Yehuda (foreword), and Andrew McAfee (bonus Q&A chapter) as contributors.
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Enterprises Must Collaborate and Get Social Now (or Pay Later) - Computerworld

Enterprises Must Collaborate and Get Social Now (or Pay Later) - Computerworld | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
CIO - It's no secret that enterprise collaboration is on the rise: Research firm Gartner predicts that by 2015, 40 percent of large businesses will have the equivalent of a corporate Facebook network.
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Grive [Grive]

Grive [Grive] | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The purpose of this project is to provide an independent open source implementation of Google Drive client for GNU/Linux. It uses the Google Document List API to talk to the servers in Google. The code is written in standard C++.

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How To Print A Building (The Coming Real Estate Revolution) Ancient Lasers

How To Print A Building (The Coming Real Estate Revolution) Ancient Lasers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tired of these phys­i­cal con­straints, Enrico invented and patented a full-scale 3D print­ing method that uses a high-tech glue to bind sand. Enrico’s gen­eral con­cept is fairly sim­i­lar, how­ever: The printer is installed at the con­struc­tion site, and using a 3D blue­print designed by the archi­tect, it sys­tem­at­i­cally “prints out” a building.
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Neural interview: from peer 2 peer to face to face

Neural interview: from peer 2 peer to face to face | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Neural magazine is an excellent ‘print’ magazine on digital art and culture, whose issue #38 was dedicated to the inter-relation between ‘digital peer to peer’ and ‘physical face to face’ dynamics, and carried, amongst many other interesting articles, interviews with Superflex, Platoniq and Dmytri Kleiner. It’s well worth purchasing a copy here.

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Toni Prug: P2P Is Not a Mode of Production

Toni Prug: P2P Is Not a Mode of Production | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“p2p entirely depends on those economic activities that pay for the housing, clothes, food and other living costs of all contributors (wages, studentships, parents’ funds, inheritances … all earned or created in capitalist or other existing systems based on commodities, exchange, labour, money, value) and those activities determine the overall mode of production.

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Movement of the Day: The Liquid Democracy Association

Movement of the Day: The Liquid Democracy Association | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“The Liquid Democracy Association is a non-profit and non-partisan organisation that works on innovative ideas and projects for democratic participation. Our goal is to establish a transparent democratic principle in both the political and social domain based on strengthening the citizens’ participation. We are working on ideas and projects that will make our modern democracy more transparent and flexible. The work of the Liquid Democracy Association encompasses both the theoretical conception and the practical implementation of software projects.

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About us | Liquid Democracy e.V.

About us | Liquid Democracy e.V. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Liquid Democracy Association is a non-profit and non-partisan organisation that works on innovative ideas and projects for democratic participation. Our goal is to establish a transparent democratic principle in both the political and social domain based on strengthening the citizens’ participation. We are working on ideas and projects that will make our modern democracy more transparent and flexible. The work of the Liquid Democracy Association encompasses both the theoretical conception and the practical implementation of software projects.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation