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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Opinion Poll: Greek PM Tsipras Popularity at Impressive 78%

Opinion Poll: Greek PM Tsipras Popularity at Impressive 78% | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A recent opinion poll conducted by Public Issue for the daily newspaper Avgi shows that the Greek Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras’ popularity has reached an impressive 78%, while 63% of those questioned are in support of the...
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Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) | A Computer Scientist in a Business School

Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) | A Computer Scientist in a Business School | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
RT @ipeirotis posted: Demographics of Mechanical Turk: Now Live! (April 2015 edition) http://t.co/bS46WPmwwx
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Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3

Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The last in the series of free posters about Commons-Based Peer Production produced by P2Pvalue  & designed by Laura Recio shows some of the crazy things we can do with collaborative communities.
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Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app

Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook may have plans to add a WhatsApp button to its own app soon, if leaked pictures of the feature in an Android app beta are real. The social network bought WhatsApp for a hefty sum, but has so far left it to its own devices.
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Twitter officially lets you retweet with comments now

Twitter officially lets you retweet with comments now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Twitter revamped its retweet feature on Monday, making it easier for users to plug other people's tweets and add commentary of their own.
Retweeting was a more tedious process until now if folks wanted to comment on a link.
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16 great websites for free audiobooks

16 great websites for free audiobooks | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It need not cost money to blend the joys of a good story and the convenience of easy listening. Here are our picks for the best free audiobook websites so you can listen whenever (and wherever).
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This 3D Printed Smartphone Lets You Call, Text, & Share Photos

This 3D Printed Smartphone Lets You Call, Text, & Share Photos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I had a conversation, or um er, debate, not too long ago with a fairly technologically savvy friend of mine who simply does not like change. This individual enjoys new electronics after much time and...
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How to build a 'lagomist' economy - The Guardian

How to build a 'lagomist' economy - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Swedish term ‘lagom’ is the perfect term to describe an economic system where just enough is produced and consumed. But is this an achievable goal?
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Uber Gets Serious About Security With Latest Hire - Refinery29

Uber Gets Serious About Security With Latest Hire - Refinery29 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The popular ride-hailing company hired Facebook's Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan to head up its own security department, the New York Times reports today.
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Turkey reportedly blocks Twitter and YouTube

Turkey reportedly blocks Twitter and YouTube | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is calling for a ban on social media once again A spokesperson for this office said on Monday that a prosecutor has ordered Internet providers to block sites that include YouTube and Twitter, which is...
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Workers making Nike and Adidas shoes in Vietnam go on strike – video

Workers making Nike and Adidas shoes in Vietnam go on strike – video | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Workers employed to make products for Nike, Adidas and others have staged a fifth day of strikes over social insurance cover
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Ubiquitous Commons: The Struggle to Control Our Data | P2P Foundation

Ubiquitous Commons: The Struggle to Control Our Data | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Can we possibly control digital data to serve our own desires and purposes? Or will we be modern-day techno-peasants controlled by the neo-feudal masters?
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3D PRINTERS HELP DEVELOP UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS [VIDEO] - microfabricator.com

3D PRINTERS HELP DEVELOP UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS [VIDEO] - microfabricator.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Posted:Sat 04 Apr 2015 10:28:36 PM UTC, Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for civilian commercial applications are one of the most exciting disruptive technologies today. With more than 200 of its aircrafts already in use, Netherlands-based ...
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Wayne Hoffman supports workers in Boise's fight with Uber - Idaho Freedom Foundation

Wayne Hoffman supports workers in Boise's fight with Uber  - Idaho Freedom Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Wayne Hoffman thinks Boise is being unfair to ride-sharing service Uber.
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Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance

Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber, Lyft drivers could become ineligible for workers comp in Alaska | Business Insurance http://t.co/5NXkbzk7kb
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Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021

Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“India 3D Printer Market (2015-2021)” is a report from 6Wresearch covering the 3D printer market, and it’s broken down by technology, application, end uses and region. It’s a report that offers estimates and forecasts...
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New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms

New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Gun rights groups from Defense Distributed to the NRA to Come and Take It Texas will not be pleased with the latest piece of proposed legislation from Congressman Steve Israel. Israel, a representative from New...
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Jeff Bezos's 5 Most Daring Career Moves

Jeff Bezos's 5 Most Daring Career Moves | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The founder of the "everything store" has rewritten the rules of retail time and again. Here are a few of Jeff Bezos's greatest career accomplishments.
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The age of total bureaucratisation: David Graeber's 'The Utopia of Rules'

The age of total bureaucratisation: David Graeber's 'The Utopia of Rules' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bureaucracy has become the water in which we swim: its practices, habits and sensibilities engulf us.
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A collaboratively developed ideological map of the P2P world

A collaboratively developed ideological map of the P2P world | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Almost any contemporary group could be positioned on this two axis based in its proposals and practice on economy and network architecture.
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Whatsapp Integration in Facebook Might Make 'Facebook for Android' Attractive for Smartphone Users

Whatsapp Integration in Facebook Might Make 'Facebook for Android' Attractive for Smartphone Users | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Whatsapp has also confirmed to release the Whatsapp calling feature for Windows Mobile based smartphones.
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New soldiers in Airbnb battle: PR and politics

New soldiers in Airbnb battle: PR and politics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Much as Uber upended the taxi industry, Airbnb shook up the lodging world by matching travelers with people eager to rent out rooms.
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Here’s a futuristic 3D-printed violin that could double as a lethal weapon

Here’s a futuristic 3D-printed violin that could double as a lethal weapon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The 3D-printed Piezoelectric Violin is a futuristic take on an instrument whose design has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years.
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Californians Outraged As Oil Producers & Frackers Excluded From Emergency Water Restrictions | We Are Change

Californians Outraged As Oil Producers & Frackers Excluded From Emergency Water Restrictions | We Are Change | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
California's oil and gas industry is estimated to use more than 2 million gallons of fresh water per day
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STIR Spring 2015 - How can this emergent post-capitalist logic come into its own? | P2P Foundation

STIR Spring 2015 - How can this emergent post-capitalist logic come into its own? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How can this emergent post-capitalist logic, that is already beyond the labour and commodity logic, come into its own?
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