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Hosting P2P initiatives

A group for those interested in the quality and role of people hosting p2p initiatives around the ways of organizing learning, work, eating, living...

Members: 18
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2014

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Hosting 4 Replies

Started by PHOEBE MOORE. Last reply by Sepp Hasslberger May 25, 2010.

What does hosting mean in the context of P2P systems? 4 Replies

Started by Maria. Last reply by AGNUcius May 13, 2008.

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Comment by Michel Bauwens on April 6, 2008 at 14:41
Please note that this is the area where we keep information about p2p facilitation techniques, both online and offline.

URL = http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:Facilitation

Michel
Comment by AGNUcius on April 14, 2008 at 22:30
Attempting to setup an alternate form of hosting seems to imply there is something wrong with just buying or renting space and tools as people normally do.

I agree there is a problem.

Could each of you please write your high-level description of that problem?

Try to keep the description 'mechanical' in nature - avoiding emotional terms such as "evil" or "greed".

I find it helps to pretend each human actor is a computer process vying for physical resources.

In what way are we (the collective processes) failing to properly allocate and schedule those resources?

We are not operating anywhere near optimum efficiency, but why? Where or what is the bug in the system?
Comment by Maria on May 11, 2008 at 22:07
What's the problem you see?

Btw, I am doing some research around the hosting practice we've been developing at The Hub. Please let me know if you are interested in this as your feedback and comments are welcome! I am very passionate about this area of practice and would love to have more chats about all this. Talk to me about it.
Comment by Franz Nahrada on January 18, 2009 at 20:58
Very good idea to create this group. I am studying the idea of special facilities for hosting open developments since quite a time, with friends who are in the hospitality business we are discussing their special needs. We have urban hubs and I am more interested in rural hubs as a good match.

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