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Collaborate or Perish: What the Internet of Everything Teaches Us About Public-Private Partnerships

Collaborate or Perish: What the Internet of Everything Teaches Us About Public-Private Partnerships | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

By 2015, g0v.tw had grown to 9,000-plus members who had day jobs doing other work – volunteering to spend some their weekends and weeknights writing open source code to make government websites better.

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Is collaboration coming of age? - AV Magazine (blog)

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collabAt ISE 2015 keynote speaker and futurologist Lars Thomsen spoke about putting an end to stupidity and dumbness. He wasn’t referring to the delegates or people in general, but technology.

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Congress Presses Uber And Lyft On Driver Background Checks

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 Ride-sharing companies are not strangers to Congressional inquiries.
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Cheaper Sensors Will Fuel The Age Of Smart Everything

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 The Internet of Things is a term that’s being bandied about with increasing frequency these days.
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Clients Prompt Green Energy Supplier to Accept Bitcoin

Clients Prompt Green Energy Supplier to Accept Bitcoin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Belgium-based green energy provider Elegant is now accepting bitcoin payments following requests from various clients.
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This Weird 3-D Printed Brick Can Cool Your House

This Weird 3-D Printed Brick Can Cool Your House | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cool Brick utilizes the phenomenon of evaporative cooling, in hopes of reducing our dependence on air conditioning.
The post This Weird 3-D Printed Brick Can Cool Your House appeared first on WIRED.
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Apple Products May Have Been Compromised By CIA Mass Surveillance Program

Apple Products May Have Been Compromised By CIA Mass Surveillance Program | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 The United States Central Intelligence Agency has been involved in a “multi-year effort” to break through Apple’s security code, according to a new report from the Intercept.
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Alexandre Sammartino's curator insight, March 11, 2015 7:46 AM

Here is a good example that shows how technology and innovation can reduce our freedom.

Indeed, while technology offers to people new ways of communication and make our life easier, it also reduce our personal privacy because all our technological products could be under surveillance..

An article from The Intercept!

 

4 Miriam Hall's curator insight, March 12, 2015 10:20 AM

CIA/NSA

 

What the heck.  Apparently the CIA has full access to our phones, history, apple accounts, call/message logs, etc.  This was probably in the terms and agreements no one read.  

 

As creepy as this is, I think its a good thing,  The CIA having access to phones has the potential to deter, if not prevent terrorism. 

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3D Model Repositories | 3D Printing for Beginners

3D Model Repositories | 3D Printing for Beginners | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Looking for 3D printer files? In need of some inspiration for your next 3D printing project? In search of free .stl files to download? Check out our selection of 3D model repositories to see if you find what you are looking for.
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Looking Toward The Future Of Health, Startups Are Hacking The Genetic Code

Looking Toward The Future Of Health, Startups Are Hacking The Genetic Code | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Silicon Valley may have coined the ‘big data’ buzzword, but genomic scientists have been working with massive datasets for decades.
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'The Future of Work Is 100% Human' and What a Shame That Is - Huffington Post UK

'The Future of Work Is 100% Human' and What a Shame That Is - Huffington Post UK | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A future of work that is 100% human does not present us with a dream of shared happiness under the banner of work; it presents us with a humiliating hell of forced emotion and caricatured interaction, extracted for profit, and enforced for our own...
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The 12 Truths of Culture-Hacking – Part One

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In my last blog - Culture-Hacking Everyday Life – the point was made that in order to understand culture, we need to challenge existing conventions around how we think about and understand the everyda...
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Is Humanity Fit for the Future? The Case for Moral Bioenhancement - ABC Local

Is Humanity Fit for the Future? The Case for Moral Bioenhancement - ABC Local | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Modern technology provides us with the means of our downfall, but natural moral psychology does not provide us with the means to prevent it. Moral enhancement of humankind is needed for a way out of this predicament.
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Implications of The Third Industrial Revolution

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Economist and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin argues that our grandchildren will pity our working conditions and that a bright future is not a utopian dream but an achievable goal.
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The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth1. The “job...

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The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth
1. The “job creators” are CEOs, corporations, and the rich, whose taxes must be low in order to induce them to create more jobs. Rubbish.
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The 12 Truths of Culture-Hacking – Part One

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Cooperative communities emerge in transparent social networks - Phys.Org

Cooperative communities emerge in transparent social networks - Phys.Org | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
People in a society are bound together by a set of connections - a social network.
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Jeremy Rifkin: In New Economy, 'Social Skills Count More Than Work Skills' - Milwaukee Community Journal

Jeremy Rifkin: In New Economy, 'Social Skills Count More Than Work Skills' - Milwaukee Community Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The European:  By Lars Mensel and Max Tholl   via Huff Post World Post Economist and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin argues that our grandchildren will pity our working conditions and that a bright future is not a utopian dream but an achievable...
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Solar Is Growing Faster Than Non-Renewable Energy in the US

Solar Is Growing Faster Than Non-Renewable Energy in the US | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
2014 was solar energy's biggest year yet, with 30 percent more panels installed than in 2013.
The post Solar Is Growing Faster Than Non-Renewable Energy in the US appeared first on WIRED.
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Mark Pointing's curator insight, March 22, 2015 9:11 AM

Evidence of the continued acceleration in adoption of solar energy.  Although this article focuses on the USA, the trend is worldwide.

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Internet of Anything: An Open-Source Smart Home You Control

Internet of Anything: An Open-Source Smart Home You Control | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Calaos Project wants to build a home automation system that you control, not Google.
The post Internet of Anything: An Open-Source Smart Home You Control appeared first on WIRED.
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Mike Olson: Open Source Business Models

Mike Olson: Open Source Business Models | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson steps through various business models in open source companies, including the service/support model, dual licensing, and Cloud...
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The future of work may be no future at all - The Information Daily

The future of work may be no future at all - The Information Daily | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The inevitable result of the push toward digital and ever more sophisticated programmes and systems, will be the development of artificial intelligence and robotics.
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Airbnb And Zipcar Join UK's “Sharing Economy” - PYMNTS.com

Airbnb And Zipcar Join UK's “Sharing Economy” - PYMNTS.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Airbnb and Zipcar are among the 21 founding members of Sharing Economy UK, a trade group intended to champion companies in the U.K.’s sharing sector, according to The Telegraph.

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Crowd Funding Creates the Ultimate Sharing Economy

Crowd Funding Creates the Ultimate Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
CrowdCube Co-Founder Luke Lang and JustPark Chief Executive Officer Alex Stephany discuss the impact of the sharing economy on various sectors.
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“Storemates leads the Sharing Economy to a more Inclusive Future”

“Storemates leads the Sharing Economy to a more Inclusive Future” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rent out my storage space, listed on Storemates.co.uk
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This Aim-listed stock is how I’m playing the global ‘energy revolution’

This Aim-listed stock is how I’m playing the global ‘energy revolution’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the world seeks alternatives to fossil fuels, demand for lithium will soar, says Bengt Saelensminde. Here’s how he plans to profit.
The post This Aim-listed stock is how I’m playing the global ‘energy revolution’ was first published on MoneyWeek.
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