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New Snowden Leak: NSA Still Struggles with Encrypted Communications - Sputnik US

New Snowden Leak: NSA Still Struggles with Encrypted Communications - Sputnik US | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following revelations about the government’s role in collecting telephone metadata last year, new documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal intimate details about which Internet communications the NSA can – and can’t – monitor.
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Jean Lievens: Open Source Hardware Business Models from MakingSociety

Jean Lievens: Open Source Hardware Business Models from MakingSociety | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

8 Ways to Make a Living with Open Source Hardware LIST ONLY

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The Attack on the Hidden Internet - Daily Beast

The Attack on the Hidden Internet - Daily Beast | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Could a group of just-for-kicks hackers take down the world’s most important network for staying anonymous online?
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▶ Banking Reform by Positive Money (Conference 2013) - YouTube

"The financial crisis occurred because we failed to constrain the private financial system's creation of private credit and money." Adair Turner, Chairman of the Financial Services Authority

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Bitcoin Donations Can Now Fund Mine-Detecting 'Super Rats'

Bitcoin Donations Can Now Fund Mine-Detecting 'Super Rats' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Belgian nonprofit APOPO is now accepting bitcoin donations to fund its land-mine and tuberculosis-detecting giant rats in Africa and Asia.
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Disruptive Heroes, Marcin Jakubowski - YouTube

One of Hacking Work's 100 Disruptive Heroes: Marcin Jakubowski is Founding Director of Open Source Ecology (OSE). Marcin and OCE are building the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS): A set of the 50 most important machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts. Think of the GVCS as a Lego set for life-sized tools that are able to create infrastructures. See simplerwork.com for his full bio and more.

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Future Alert: Wealth Sharing May Become the New File Sharing

Future Alert: Wealth Sharing May Become the New File Sharing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here’s a breakdown of the main points of the full piece, written by redditor aliensyntax.
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Is this peak sharing economy? Presenting the Airbnb for Airbnb

Is this peak sharing economy? Presenting the Airbnb for Airbnb | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It's like Airbnb, but for Airbnb.
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The Growing Level of Environmental Awareness

The Growing Level of Environmental Awareness | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

While it is far from universal, more and more people understand that we need to sustainably manage our planet's resources and ecosystems. This awareness has been growing for about a century, but has picked up momentum in the past decade. Evidence of deep support for environmental protection is an old story in the U.S., Japan and Europe, and as urbanization and economic development grow throughout the world, we are seeing it accompanied by increased worldwide environmental awareness as well. A recent piece in the New York Times on deforestation provides one example of this trend, and a survey of public opinion in China provides an even stronger signal.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Newspapers will deliver more collaboration, content in ... - nwitimes.com

GUEST COMMENTARY: Newspapers will deliver more collaboration, content in ... - nwitimes.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The past 12 months have been an invigorating time for the newspaper media business. The next 12 are shaping up to be even better.
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The good, bad and geeky: 55 quotes that defined the tech industry in 2014 - GeekWire

The good, bad and geeky: 55 quotes that defined the tech industry in 2014 - GeekWire | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was an age of Super Bowl victories and ridesharing disputes, an age of foolish statements about wom
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The remarkable self-organization of ants

The remarkable self-organization of ants | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Knowing the rules behind ant-made structures could help scientists understand how other complex systems emerge in nature
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Avis and Hertz should launch their own Uber

Avis and Hertz should launch their own Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy leads to more efficient utilization of assets and capital, thereby generating superior economic and environmental returns. Airbnb allows for the same real estate to be used more effectively.
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MakerTour 2015: FryskLab, Europe's First Mobile Library-powered FabLab, comes to OCLC EMEARC Meeting

MakerTour 2015: FryskLab, Europe's First Mobile Library-powered FabLab, comes to OCLC EMEARC Meeting | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The organisers of the OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting have announced that it will receive a further boost with the arrival of FryskLab, Europe’s first mobile library FabLab (fabrication laboratory).
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Radical new economic system will emerge from collapse of capitalism

Radical new economic system will emerge from collapse of capitalism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Political adviser and author Jeremy Rifkin believes that the creation of a super internet heralds new economic system that could solve society’s sustainability challenges
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Could These 3 Simple Changes to Banking Fix the Economy?

Could These 3 Simple Changes to Banking Fix the Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If someone told you that a mountain of personal debt could be cleared via 3 simple changes to the way that money and banking works, would you like to know how?
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David Graeber on Occupy/Social Movements and Police Repression - YouTube

David Graeber interviewed in Berlin on 30 May 2012, on the Occupy movement and social movements, with a focus on state and police repression measures and the...
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Common Good and Shared Value Creation

Common Good and Shared Value Creation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
KLAUS SCHWAB  PUBLISHED: 4:04 AM, DECEMBER 19, 2014 USA Today  The effects of the most devastating financial crisis in decades have begun to fade. But the debate about the fundamentals of the global economy is far from over.
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Welcome to the Networked Society | TRENDS IN HI...

Welcome to the Networked Society | TRENDS IN HI... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 2011, Ericsson launched its vision of the Networked Society. The idea is that real-time connectivity will fundamentally change the way we all innovate, collaborate, produce, govern, and live sustainably.
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'Big data needs big guidance' - Financial Times

Boardrooms the world over are excited by big data, but the collection of masses of information could lead to a legal mess for companies in the EU that suffer a serious data breach.
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How to create an economy that works for society | Ethical Corporation

How to create an economy that works for society | Ethical Corporation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Aldersgate Group’s new “Economy That Works” report challenges a conventional view of GDP growth as the sole definition of economic success

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From nonprofits, the best of 2014 and the plans for 2015 - Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

From nonprofits, the best of 2014 and the plans for 2015 - Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With only a few days remaining in 2014, we thought it would be fun to randomly contact a few local nonprofit groups and ask what they believed was the most significant achievement of their organization this past year.
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Rich Valuations Don't Mean There's a Tech 'Bubble' - Wall Street Journal

Rich Valuations Don't Mean There's a Tech 'Bubble' - Wall Street Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Don’t call it a tech bubble, but hedge funds, mutual funds and even big corporations are making pre-IPO investments, shouldering aside traditional venture capitalists and fueling stratospheric valuations for startups.
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Open and Shut?: Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens

Open and Shut?: Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Today a summit starts in Quito, Ecuador that will discuss ways in which the country can transform itself into an open commons-based knowledge society. The team that put together the proposals is led by Michel Bauwens from the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives. What is the background to this plan, and how likely is it that it will bear fruit?  With the hope of finding out I spoke recently to Bauwens.

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Vidhyashankar's curator insight, December 31, 2014 12:42 AM

Now, are we really ready for this? tho' people have intrinsically adopted this, how would ambition, free markets and capitalism going to respond?

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Munirent Brings the Sharing Economy to Government

Munirent Brings the Sharing Economy to Government | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new service could bring the benefits of the sharing economy to public works departments around the nation.
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