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A collection of materials about sharing - in Web 2.0 in collaborative and anti-capitalist consumption, and in interpersonal relationships (the therapeutic narrative)
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We teach children to share- schools should too.

We teach children to share- schools should too. | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The cost of purchasing rises every year and budgets get smaller every year. A new breed of services are cropping up which could help schools do more with less. In the UK 80% of the items that people own are used less than once a month.
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Shareable: It's Official: Sharing is Now a Religion

Shareable: It's Official: Sharing is Now a Religion | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

Shareable's take on Kopimism


Via Sepp Hasslberger
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JustShareIt Enters Suddenly Crowded, and Wary, Car-Sharing Market

JustShareIt Enters Suddenly Crowded, and Wary, Car-Sharing Market | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

Another car sharing service, with lots of security devices in place.

The peer-to-peer service, now in a test phase, emphasizes the security measures taken before an owner can list, or a renter can borrow, a car, recreational vehicle, all terrain vehicle, boat or motorcycle.

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File-sharing religion goes legit in Sweden

File-sharing religion goes legit in Sweden | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
After a couple of failed attempts, a group of pirates in Sweden has created an official religion from the Church of Kopimism. Read this blog post by Christopher MacManus on Crave.
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What Collaborative Consumption Needed Yesterday.

On the heels of the recent and disappointing news of HiGear’s closure and the AirBnB fiasco earlier in the year, as a user of both services – I’m compelled to write about my experiences in th...
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hitRECord - p2p cooperation and revenue sharing terms

hitRECord - p2p cooperation and revenue sharing terms | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
"# The RECords you upload are 100% original to you.
# You grant every user on hitRECord.org the right to remix your RECords.

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It’s a Social World: Top 10 Need-to-Knows About Social Networking and Where It’s Headed - comScore, Inc

It’s a Social World: Top 10 Need-to-Knows About Social Networking and Where It’s Headed - comScore, Inc | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
This report analyzes the current state of social networking activity around the globe, providing key insights into how social networking has influenced the digital landscape and implications for marketers operating in this social world.
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2012: 7 New Trends in Social Media | Social Media Today

2012: 7 New Trends in Social Media | Social Media Today | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Have you heard the 7 new trends in social media in 2012? Read on.
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The Sharing Economy Tries On Prada | Fast Company

The Sharing Economy Tries On Prada | Fast Company | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

Sharing luxury goods...

"The average woman, according to QVC, has 22 garments sitting unworn in her closet. If those pieces are last year’s Old Navy, there’s a good chance they will eventually end up at Goodwill, or in a yard sale."

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The Sharing Economy | Fast Company

The Sharing Economy | Fast Company | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Thanks to the social web, you can now share anything with anyone anywhere in the world. Is this the end of hyperconsumption?
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Collaborative Consumption Reaches the Garage - Technology Review

Collaborative Consumption Reaches the Garage - Technology Review | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer services that let strangers borrow your car could redefine auto ownership.

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Thoughts on Minimalism and Collaborative Consumption

A very clear statement of why Collaborative Consumption should not be about minimalist living: "For this thing to work, I believe the focus needs to be on offering people more, rather than demanding that they live with less. For true, widespread adoption, the core message cannot be one of sacrifice."

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Permaculture & Regenerative Design News: The Gen Y Guide to Collaborative Consumption

Permaculture & Regenerative Design News: The Gen Y Guide to Collaborative Consumption | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

A great catalogue of sharing sites and services

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New Jersey Sharing Network - Saving Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation

New Jersey Sharing Network - Saving Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

It turns out that "organ sharing" is an accepted term. This organization was founded in 1987!

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Why Americans use social media | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Social networking sites are appealing as a way to maintain contact with close ties and reconnect with old friends.
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Collaborative Consumption Makes Life Better

Collaborative Consumption Makes Life Better | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Since the U.S. was founded, the ethos of the American Dream has motivated how we consume.  The dream was to own the biggest and best that you could buy. The more you owned, the better your quality...
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UNOS

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United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the private, non-profit organization that manages the U.S. organ transplant system under contract with the federal government.
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A shared future will connect society

A shared future will connect society | Sharingproject | Scoop.it

Quote from the article: All of this means across the rest of this century our shared future will look more like our ancient, tribal past than our recent history."

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American bike sharing systems more than doubled in 2011 - Greater Greater Washington

American bike sharing systems more than doubled in 2011 - Greater Greater Washington | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
American bike sharing systems more than doubled in 2011Greater Greater Washingtonby Dan Malouff • December 30, 2011 12:11 pm 2011 closes as the last year that Washington will probably lead the nation in bike sharing stations after having the most...
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I'm Proud to Be a Freeloader: Taking is as Important as Giving in Collaborative Consumption

I'm Proud to Be a Freeloader: Taking is as Important as Giving in Collaborative Consumption | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Giving credits for lending or giving can be a great way to encourage social bartering, but there is a danger that we stigmatize those who take before they can give.
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Collaborative Consumption Revolution | Muncie Voice

Collaborative Consumption Revolution | Muncie Voice | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Fun2Rent is a peer-to-peer platform that enables owners to rent out their vehicles, vessels, and trailers to...
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