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Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles | WIRED

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles | WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In several months, Microsoft will unveil its most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted holographic computer called Project HoloLens. But at this point, even most people at Microsoft have never heard of it. I walk through the large atrium of Microsoft’s Studio C to meet its chief inventor, Alex Kipman.
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The Solar Village is the first community in the world to produce 4x more energy than it uses

The Solar Village is the first community in the world to produce 4x more energy than it uses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
He successfully created a retail, commercial and residential space called Sonnenschiff, translating to "Solar Ship," that was energy net-positive in 2004.  The building was a hit, and over the following years 60 more residential buildings have been constructed surrounding the solar ship, all with energy positive electrical systems.  Today the village, dubbed Solarsiedlung (Solar Village), is producing 4x more energy than it consumes.
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Digital Social Innovation

"Digital Social Innovation is a type of collaborative innovation in which innovators, users and communities co-create knowledge and solutions for a wide range of social needs exploiting the network effect of the Internet."
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Varoufakis's Jane Austen Solution to Escaping Austerity and Achieving Growth

Varoufakis's Jane Austen Solution to Escaping Austerity and Achieving Growth | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The reference to ‘four per cents’ is a reference to consols – the same device the rock star economist Yanis Varoufakis plans to use to escape the Greek austerity trap.  There are precedents as it allowed Georgian England to escape the biggest debt trap in history following a debt bubble, whilst countries like France which didn’t use them fell well behind (and lost wars as a result).
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The great Greek hope | Europe | DW.DE | 04.02.2015

The great Greek hope | Europe | DW.DE | 04.02.2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras continues his whirlwind tour of Europe seeking support for his debt relief policies, the onus is on key EU players to figure out compromises, writes James K. Galbraith.
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Hampshire College Launches Project Focused on the Common Good

Hampshire College Launches Project Focused on the Common Good | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts announced the launch of the Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project (LEEP). The project is designed to provide a model for “integrating a deliberate focus on ethics within the academics and culture of an educational institution, with a distinctive focus on contributing to the common good.”
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Civic Crowdfunding - P2P Foundation

Civic Crowdfunding - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Rodrigo Davies has thought a lot about civic crowdfunding, first as an adviser to Spacehive, then as an MS student at MIT and, now, as a PhD student in the Work, Technology and Organizations group at Stanford University. Davies is currently on leave from his doctoral research and working as Head of Product at Neighbor.ly, where he is helping build a platform that will allow community members to invest in their cities by purchasing municipal bonds." (http://www.shareable.net/blog/civic-crowdfunding-and-the-public-good)

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Global Marshall Plan

Global Marshall Plan | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In the 21st century, our security and well being depends on the well being of everyone else on this planet as well as on the health of the planet itself.

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Together we build a Commons Humanity

Together we build a Commons Humanity | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Together we build a Commons Humanity  GLOBAL NETWORKED LABOUR UNION aims at 1.  Creating one big mesh network for the working people from the Global South and Global North by linking autonomous net...
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From Integral Mindfulness to Collective Intelligence to Collective Sentience | P2P Foundation

From Integral Mindfulness to Collective Intelligence to Collective Sentience | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
George Por explores collective intelligence, collective sentience, evolutionary guidance systems, integral and shared mindfulness.
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The Sharing Economy, Through a Broader Lens (SSIR)

The Sharing Economy, Through a Broader Lens (SSIR) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy offers opportunities for emerging markets, megacities, and the rising middle class, but we need more collaboration across sectors—and the impact investment community.
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7 Documentaries for the Open Hardware Entrepreneur - MakingSociety

Watch these documentaries and jump into the open hardware movement.
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"Sharing economy" unlocks idle capital but does it need regulation? - BizNews

"Sharing economy" unlocks idle capital but does it need regulation? - BizNews | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Pros and cons of online sharing businesses such as Uber and Airbnb
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Uber’s New BHAG: UberPool

Uber’s New BHAG: UberPool | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In their seminal 1994 book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, Jim Collins and Jerry Poras coined the term BHAG (pronounced BEE-hag) -- an acronym that stands for “Big Hairy Audacious Goal.” Collins and Porras suggest that the very best companies set an audacious, very long-term goal that shines a light towards “an envisioned future.” BHAGs serve as a rallying cry for the company culture, an ambitious target for the future, and a focusing tool for corporate decision-making.
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17 Experts Tips On Dealing with The Latest Facebook Algorithm Changes

17 Experts Tips On Dealing with The Latest Facebook Algorithm Changes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
  As many of you know, Facebook announced a major change last year that will give promotional organic posts less visibility, starting in January of 2015. Well, it’s already 2015. So what should do marketers do (other than panic)? We … Continued
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Giving debt relief to Greece makes economic and moral sense | Letters: Rowan Williams, Rabnawaz Akbar, Larry Tabick, Paul Oestreicher and others

Giving debt relief to Greece makes economic and moral sense | Letters: Rowan Williams, Rabnawaz Akbar, Larry Tabick, Paul Oestreicher and others | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Letters: The ancient concept of a ‘jubilee’ recognises that sometimes debts need to be cancelled when they are causing increasing inequality
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Free market think-tank backs Varoufakis's Greek debt-swap plan

Free market think-tank backs Varoufakis's Greek debt-swap plan | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has found an enthusiastic backer for his debt restructuring plans in one of Britain's premier free-marke
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#ReturnToFreedom: A call to unite and build support networks online and on-the-ground. | P2P Foundation

#ReturnToFreedom: A call to unite and build support networks online and on-the-ground. | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Enric Duran of the Catalan Integral Cooperative and FairCoop seeks collaborators for his freedom campaign and to develop FairCoop-
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How One Neighborhood in Seoul Sparked a Movement of Urban Villages

How One Neighborhood in Seoul Sparked a Movement of Urban Villages | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What began as a childcare coop in Seoul, South Korea has grown into a cooperative, urban village and sparked a national movement of urban villages.
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Nijmegen Sharing City Embraces No-Money Abundance

Nijmegen Sharing City Embraces No-Money Abundance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 2013, Ronald van den Hoff, founder of Seats2meet, introduced Shareable co-founder Neal Gorenflo to Nils Roemen. A Dutch consultant, community organizer, and sharing activist, Roemen has co-founded numerous sharing projects. One of his first was DareToAsk ("Durftevragen" in Dutch), a workshop based on tapping into social abundance by inviting people to ask each other for help.
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Yanis Varoufakis: Greek European deal 'within hours or days'

Yanis Varoufakis: Greek European deal 'within hours or days' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis tells Channel 4 News that "you will see in the next few hours, days the whole of Europe is going to bind together and do its job".
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Community and abundance

Community and abundance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
To gain ground against scarcity, build abundance and therefore continuously enlarge the material base of personal decision-space is the objective of the economic activity of an egalitarian community that works.
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Where Cellular Networks Don’t Exist, People Are Building Their Own | P2P Foundation

Where Cellular Networks Don’t Exist, People Are Building Their Own | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rhizomatica building community owned cellular networks in Mexico
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Cybersalon: A Digital Futures Thinktank

The Ethical Economy - Cybersalon Research Seminar

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015, 5:00 PM

Middlesex University,
Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT, GB

1 Cybersalonistas Attending

Collaborative ethics, promotional cultures and digital media Tuesday 17th February 5pm – Middlesex University. Hendon Campus – Room 107 Guest Speaker: Prof. Adam Arvidsson (University of Milan) The event will explore the different aspects around the new ‘collaborative economy’ that is emerging out of the crisis of corporate capitalism: peer prod...

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Collaborative ethics, promotional cultures and digital media Tuesday 17th February 5pm – Middlesex University. Hendon Campus – Room 107

Guest Speaker: Prof. Adam Arvidsson (University of Milan)

The
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Uber and Google roll toward fight over driverless taxis - San Francisco Chronicle

Uber and Google roll toward fight over driverless taxis - San Francisco Chronicle | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Onetime allies Uber and Google now may be on a collision course, as both race to develop robotic taxis to carry passengers and deliveries.
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