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8 ways Big Data helps improve global water and food security - GreenBiz.com (blog)

8 ways Big Data helps improve global water and food security - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Information about water use and availability helps us learn how to best use this resource. If we can collect the pieces, we can solve the puzzle.
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How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition

How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Now, in the third wave, IT is becoming an integral part of the product itself. Embedded sensors, processors, software, and connectivity in products (in effect, computers are being put inside products), coupled with a product cloud in which product data is stored and analyzed and some applications are run, are driving dramatic improvements in product functionality and performance. Massive amounts of new product-usage data enable many of those improvements.


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FabLab | Ellesmere Port | Chester | Members Group

Fab Labs, digital fabrication laboratories, were set up to inspire people and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into new products and prototypes by giving them access to a range of advanced digital manufacturing technology.
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Cycling in the city as the 'share economy' - Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling in the city as the 'share economy' - Sydney Morning Herald | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I say this knowing it will infuriate the cycle lobby, but the footpath is not the cyclist's right, much less his right-of-way.
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Welcome & Introduction to Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014 - Epi Ludvik Nekaj - YouTube

Presented at Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014 by Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder of Crowdsourcing Week. Join us for CSW Global 2015! More Information: http://crowdso...
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The sharing economy: future or fad?

The sharing economy: future or fad? - Read what others have said


Sharing economy is a wonderful concept which may work in a small community with significant trust and transparency. Scaling up is a big challenge. To become a world-wide movement requires a lot of ingenuity and work .
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Sharing economy, direct economy, p2p production… what a mess!

Sharing economy, direct economy, p2p production… what a mess! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The “sharing economy” is educating us for living in an economy with increasing non-market spaces, but it is the continuum of practices that today link up the “direct economy” and the “p2p mode of production” what will take us “beyond,” towards a new way of producing and sharing.

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Will The FCC Break The Internet? - Daily Caller

Will The FCC Break The Internet? - Daily Caller | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Or will the FCC reverse course and risk breaking the global Internet by leading international telecommunications regulators to price-regulate their sovereign parts of the global Internet to restore the national postal and telecom utilities of the 20th century?

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Is the 'sharing economy' a threat to retail? - Retail Dive

Is the 'sharing economy' a threat to retail? - Retail Dive | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In a much-anticipated move in early October, the city of San Francisco passed a series of new regulations governing the activities of home-sharing site Airbnb, making one of the most popular examples of the “sharing economy” legal.


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The untapped value proposition of 3D printing

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For all the attention it gets, 3D printing is an infant industry. Industry analysts put the current global market for 3D printing at around $3.8 billion.
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Inside3DP presents the global 3D printing community map

Inside3DP presents the global 3D printing community map | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We partnered with Mappedly to provide our audience with a 3D printing map for 3 a variety of 3D printing companies.
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This startup wants you to wear 3D printed clothing

This startup wants you to wear 3D printed clothing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Will we one day download our clothes as we do our files? Electroloom, a 3D printer for fibrous material, believes we could soon be 3D printing clothing.
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Meet the 3D printing hobbyist who printed a Ducati

Meet the 3D printing hobbyist who printed a Ducati | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As part of Inside3DP’s new weekly series, we’ll be showcasing a 3D printing hobbyist each week. Because with 3D printing the possibilities are endless.
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The power of free: In search of democratic academic publishing strategies

The power of free: In search of democratic academic publishing strategies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A discussion text engaging with the current regime of academic publishing in the light of debates over "Gold Open Access".
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The Sharing Economy's 'First Strike': Uber Drivers Turn Off the App - In These Times

The Sharing Economy's 'First Strike': Uber Drivers Turn Off the App - In These Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In These Times The Sharing Economy's 'First Strike': Uber Drivers Turn Off the App In These Times Silicon Valley types often wax lyrical about the way that the app-based “sharing economy” disrupts existing business models and create new forms of...
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Design For Sharing - as New Economy or Age-old Sustainable Practice?

Design For Sharing - as New Economy or Age-old Sustainable Practice? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What do we do when we share? And how do we support the best of these practices with the design of social and technical systems?
We have convened a day of talks and discussion to seek answers.
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Is Britain set to become the world’s sharing economy capital? - Virgin.com

Is Britain set to become the world’s sharing economy capital? - Virgin.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
You are reading an article fromtheUnderstanding the sharing economy series, to read more about this you can visittheseries homepage. It appears as though the idea of the sharing economy has come a long way in the UK over the last year.
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Anthropologist believes “cultural evolution” is on the horizon for human species

Cadell Last, an evolutionary anthropologist currently studying in Belgium, has published a theory on human evolution and about the future of the human species.
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Podemos: The Radical Party Turning Spanish Politics on Its Head - Newsweek

To celebrate his 36th birthday last weekend, Pablo Iglesias declared war on the Spanish establishment. “Heaven is not taken by consensus,” the de facto leader of Podemos declaimed to a raucous reception in Madrid’s Palacio Vistalegre bullring, “it is taken by assault”.

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Uber drivers in New York strike to protest lower pay

Uber drivers in New York strike to protest lower pay | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Uber drivers left New Yorkers out in the cold Wednesday — ­refusing to work on one of the rainiest days of the season.

As many as 2,000 angry drivers staged a strike, shutting off their phones and putting the brakes on pick-ups to protest “low pay” and “unfair policies,” they said.

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Building 3D printers capable of 3D printing in space

Building 3D printers capable of 3D printing in space | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Made in Space is working on creating a unique 3D printer capable of 3D printing materials under zero gravity conditions.
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Lyft will temporarily suspend operations in Kansas City - Kansas City Business Journal

Lyft will temporarily suspend operations in Kansas City - Kansas City Business Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The message said the Kansas City Council passed a resolution earlier in October which requires the City Manager and City Attorney's offices to conduct an analysis of the city's transportation regulations. That resolution gives the city until Dec. 19 to complete its analysis regarding the operations of for-hire transportation companies.
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Medical 3D printing used to remove life-threatening brain tumor

Medical 3D printing used to remove life-threatening brain tumor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Medical 3D printing used to pinpoint and accurately remove a life-threatening brain tumor without causing any damage.
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