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March 2010 Blog Posts (15)

CFP: neighborhood science, urban knowledge networks using free software and hardware technologies and "Do it yourself" (DIY) and "Do it with others" (DIWO) methods.



Deadline: April 19, 2010

Dates of the workshop: June 7 - 23, 2010

Venue: Medialab-Prado in Madrid (Spain)



With the participation of: Platoniq, Douglas Repetto and the work group formed by Andrés Burbano, Alejandro Araque,

Alejandro Duque and Alejandro Tamayo.



Projects:

Interactivos?'10 is a workshop which develops projects gathering and putting into action collaboration

and local urban knowledge networks using free software…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 30, 2010 at 15:00 — No Comments

Seminario sui Beni Comuni: Venerdì 9 aprile 2010 - ore 11-17.30 - Camigliano (Lucca)

Invito al Seminario sui Beni Comuni - Officina delle Idee/rete@sinistra

Venerdì 9 aprile 2010 - ore 11-17.30 - Camigliano (Lucca)





Attorno ai beni comuni materiali e immateriali sta crescendo una nuova narrazione del mondo.

Sull'idea di beni comuni da anni studiosi (come Riccardo Petrella, Giovanna Ricoveri, Wolfgang Sachs, Tonino Perna, Bruno Amoroso, Gianni Taminio, per citarne alcuni) e movimenti (a partire da quelli per l'acqua pubblica, per la terra ai contadini,… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 29, 2010 at 14:31 — No Comments

ClearBits: hosting for open licensed media

About ClearBits



See: http://www.clearbits.net/about



ClearBits provides hosting and distribution for open licensed media.



We distribute high quality, open-licensed (Creative Commons) digital media, datasets, and artwork for Content Creators. We host creative content in its entirety, ensure fast, reliable downloads, and enable users to directly sponsor

Content Creators and their…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 29, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

New book and open course: Economic aspects and business models of Free Software

Announcements of the Free Knowledge Institute





Dear all,



Below a new announcement from the FTA on the avilability of new books,

information on the upcoming courses and some first impressions.



Best regards,



Hinde ten Berge

Free Knowledge Institute



1. New course books available!



The Free Technology Academy is proud to announce the online publication

of a new set of course books that correspond to the upcoming modules… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 25, 2010 at 11:28 — No Comments

Herbologies/Foraging Networks, 26-28th March 2010, Helsinki, Finland

Via andrew gryf paterson:



Herbologies/Foraging Networks



26-28th March 2010, Helsinki, Finland, Pixelache Festival / Kiasma Seminar room, Kaisaniemi Botanic Gardens



The Herbologies/Foraging Networks programme of events, focused in Helsinki (Finland) and Kurzeme region of Latvia, explores the cultural traditions and knowledge of herbs, edible and medicinal plants, within the contemporary context of online networks, open information-sharing, biological and hydroponic… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 25, 2010 at 7:00 — No Comments

CFP: Co-creation of technology. Innovation by communities.

Via Mariana Salgado, Media Lab- Department of Media :



Dear Michel:



Please, spread this information within P2P research community and please consider your contribution to this special issue.



yours,

mariana





Co-creation of technology. Innovation by communities.



Editors: Susana Finquelievich and Mariana Salgado



In the last decades studies and experience have shown that users matter in regards to technological innovation. Books such… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 25, 2010 at 6:30 — No Comments

JCOM special issue on User-led and peer-to-peer science

Via Coturnix at http://scienceblogs.com/clock/2010/03/the_new_issue_of_journal_of_sc.php



Issue available via http://jcom.sissa.it/archive/09/01



The new issue of Journal of Science Communication is now online (Open Access, so you can download all PDFs…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 24, 2010 at 5:34 — No Comments

A proposal for a World Day of Commons October 15, 2010!

Via Frédéric Sultan:



A proposal for a World Day of Commons October 15, 2010!



Following the Manifesto Reclam the Commons, we suggest organizing the first World Day of Commons on October 15,2010

This would be a day of public actions, presentations, debates, workshops, shows, meetings,…around the world to share the visions and the practices of Commons and to make them known to the…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 23, 2010 at 9:54 — No Comments

A blog about P2P and Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens will be in the Netherlands coming Tuesday and will deliver a speech at the ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. See the invitation here. You're welcome to participate.



As an introduction I've written a blog (in Dutch) about P2P and tried to connect some of the P2P ideas to the concept of… Continue

Added by Davied on March 19, 2010 at 7:54 — No Comments

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration and Networked Learning, Special issue of E-Learning and Digital Media (CFP)

Via Daniel Araya:



CALL FOR PAPERS

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration and Networked Learning



Editors of a Special Issue

Michael A. Peters, University of Illinois

Daniel Araya, University of Illinois



Developments in information and communications networks not only define globalization but are

changing the format and density of the flows of knowledge, research and

creativity. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks have become a particularly important

factor in… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 17, 2010 at 22:13 — No Comments

Exploring Produsage: A Special Issue of New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia (CFP)

Via Axel Bruns:



Exploring Produsage



A Special Issue of New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia



Call for papers





The concept of produsage points to the shift away from conventional producer/consumer relationships, and highlights the more fluid roles of users and contributors within social media environments. Participants in open source projects, in Wikipedia, in YouTube and Second Life are no longer merely consuming or using preproduced material, but… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 15, 2010 at 5:31 — No Comments

New book: DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education

Via Anya Kamenetz :



"I am writing to let you know about my new book, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, which appears in April from Chelsea Green publishers and is available for pre-order here:



http://www.amazon.com/DIY-Edupunks-Edupreneurs-Transformation-Education/dp/1603582347



Pre-ordering it is helpful for the sales… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 9, 2010 at 13:49 — No Comments

Forban: A gossip like P2P Protocol

Via Alexandre Dulaunoy t



Hi All,



I made some experiments for a having a simple gossip-like p2p protocol

in my local area network. The free software implementation is called Forban :



http://www.foo.be/forban/



Forban works independently from Internet and use only the local area

capabilities to announce, discover, search or share files. Forban relies on

HTTP and he is opportunistic (meaning replicating any… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on March 8, 2010 at 8:57 — No Comments

Michael Geist on The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

There will soon be a big new beast in the IP jungle. And while the creature comes with the seemingly innocuous acronym of ACTA, cyber activists and copyright mavens fear that it will pave the way for a Global DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) that will significantly impact on…

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Added by Richard Poynder on March 8, 2010 at 0:59 — 3 Comments

Work, Play & Boredom An ephemera conference at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 5-7 May 2010

Via Pat Kane:



Work, Play & Boredom…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 6, 2010 at 10:31 — No Comments

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