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Carlo Ratti interview, Thinking Cities, Networked Society Ericsson

The documentary 'Thinking Cities' deals with one of the most dramatic societal trends happening today: urbanization. The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050, with roughly 70 percent living in cities. At the same time, Information Communications Technology (ICT) is extending its reach.

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Shared Economy may be the future of retail and selling of services - Memeburn

Shared Economy may be the future of retail and selling of services - Memeburn | Business, social and environmental connections | Scoop.it

A new age of reciprocity is here as Shared Economy is starting to make its imprints. Research from popular French tech conference LeWeb shows that those who have participated in this new trend “have double downed in this market.” Beyond the macro-trends of sustainability, increased population, and access to the internet, the research found that the startups are strengthened with VC funding.


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Every UK Household Now Plans to Save : P2P

Every UK Household Now Plans to Save : P2P | Business, social and environmental connections | Scoop.it
Every UK Household Now Pays to Save The Herald | HeraldOnline.com Put simply peer-to-peer lending, also known as P2P, is lending money to other people at an agreed rate of interest through an online platform such as Zopa, that credit checks...

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P2P Consultants's curator insight, August 12, 2013 7:00 PM

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"Independent financial analyst, Louise Cooper CFA says "Britons need to make their savings work as hard as they do, even more so when money is tight. Peer to peer lending offers a real alternative to banks: higher rates for savers and a responsible lending policy for borrowers.  If you don't like bankers, why give them your savings?"

 
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Top 20+ awesome quotes on change management

Top 20+ awesome quotes on change management | Business, social and environmental connections | Scoop.it
Change readiness is the new change management - Top 20+ quotes on change management for your change management initiative - Torben Rick
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