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Stakhanov: the Big Data Oracle for a New Era

Source – http://www.artisopensource.net/network/artisopensource/2015/01/14/stakhanov-the-bigdata-oracle-for-a-new-era/ From Wikipedia: “In Classical Antiquity, an oracle was a person or agency considered to interface wise counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods.  The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ?r?re “to speak” and properly refers to the priest or priestess uttering the prediction. In […]

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Essay of the Day: Peak Inequality and the Impoverishment of Society

The conditions for a peer to peer society are being severely undermined. * Essay: Peak Inequality: The 0.1% and the Impoverishment of Society. David DeGraw. The excerpt below is adapted from the book, The Economics of Revolution. The conclusion of the study about the evolution in the U.S. is clear: “the In the present economy, […]

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Ignasi Capdevila on P2Pvalue and Surveying P2P Communities

P2Pvalue is an EU funded research project investigating value creation in P2P communities and exploring what powers P2P collaboration. The P2P Foundation is a partner in the project. Each month we feature an interview with members of the research team. Last month Karthik Iyer spoke with us about how notions of value in collaborative communities […]

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Why Permaculture is the Answer

Paper: A systems and thermodynamics perspective on technology in the circular economy. By Crelis F. Rammelt and Phillip Crisp. real-world economics review, issue no. 68 The increase of entropy on earth as a whole is reversed only because of the existence of a complex biosphere powered primarily by solar radiation, which represents the main source of […]

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How 3D printing WITH land reform could help to solve the housing crisis

Excerpted from Alistair Parvin: “In the current … model, the houses built by property developers are not actually designed as places to live, but as financial assets; to be sold to the mortgage lending market. The term “housebuilder” is actually a little misleading. A better description might be “land developer” a company that buys land […]

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