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May 2011 Blog Posts (18)

Global MegaCrisis: Four Scenarios on the Future of Progress” Special Issue, Journal of Futures Studies

FROM: Michael Marien, William Halal, and Jose Ramos



RE:  Invitation to respond to “Global MegaCrisis:

Four Scenarios on the Future of Progress”

Special Issue, Journal of Futures Studies, Dec 2011





                                      INTRODUCTION



      The fundamental question in serious futures-thinking has to do with

the idea of human progress.  All matters considered, will life be

better for humanity as a whole, for countries and… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on May 31, 2011 at 7:23 — No Comments

In Bangkok, Thailand: International Workshop on Ethics, Wellbeing and Meaningful Broadband

Via Soraj Hongladarom:

 

 

International Workshop

 …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 31, 2011 at 4:47 — No Comments

P2P Foundation wins Ars Electronica award for Choke Point Project

We are very pleased to announce that our Choke Point Project has been selected as 2011 winner of [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant as part of the …

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Added by Chris Pinchen on May 30, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Please sign Anti-ACTA letter before June 1!

Via Peter Westenberg a href="mailto:peter@constantvzw.org" target="_blank">peter@constantvzw.org>



The EU parliament will soon vote on the ACTA treaty.

http://ec.europa.eu/trade/creating-opportunities/trade-topics/intellectual-property/anti-counterfeiting/



LabtoLab is a network of European medialabs, initiated by PiNG…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 28, 2011 at 16:24 — No Comments

EFF asks: Please run Tor relays for worldwide free speech protection

EFF is about to roll out a campaign to encourage organizations and

individuals to run Tor relays.  For those of you that don't know, Tor is

software and a network of volunteers worldwide that help people be

anonymous online by masking IP addresses.  Individuals (like many bloggers

in authoritarian regimes) need the Tor network to communicate safely.

Unfortunately, the people who need Tor the most are often not in a

position to run Tor relays and contribute to the… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on May 27, 2011 at 7:18 — No Comments

El Impacto de Internet en la Industria Discográfica v2.1

The Impact of Internet in the Record Industry v2.1

(Doctoral Thesis, Cum Laude, 2005)


** In Spanish, with a Lot of References from/to English Written Online Publications and Conventional (exhaustive) Bibliography, in both Languages...







A Research about The Very First Steps of The Pe@ple… Continue

Added by Gonzalo San Gil, PhD. on May 23, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments

Conference: The Commons as a Transformative Legal Paradigm (Turino, June 16-18)

Part of the:



17th General Meeting of the Common Core of European Private Law 2011





Since the crash of the markets in 2008 and overt failure of the Copenhagen summit, the inadequacy of state and market mechanisms to address the most pressing problems of our time has become increasingly apparent and alarming. The current moment, therefore, finds activists,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 23, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

Announcing the Birth of the School of Commoning! Open to All and Co-Learning Together

Dear P2P members and interested parties...

 

George Por, Anna Betz, myself and others have co-founded the School of Commoning as an online and offline forum for commons education based in London. We have established ourselves as a Community Interest Company under UK law. Our motto... Education for Commons Culture & Social Renewal. So what does that look like in our aims, vision, purpose, principles and what we can offer? Lets briefly explore together these essential…

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Added by Mark Jagdev on May 22, 2011 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Tweetometro, experimento participativo y técnico: la difusión y la votación sobre las propuestas de twitter # spanishrevolution

 

Tweetometro, experimento participativo y técnico: la difusión y la votación sobre las propuestas de twitter # spanishrevolution

 

via Platoniq <info@platoniq.net>



URL = http://www.platoniq.net/yeswecamp



Buenas!



Estamos montando un experimento participativo y técnico: se llama

Tweetometro. Es un intento de avanzar…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 20, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

Sydney June 9: Peer-to-Peer as Ethics, Intersubjectivity, Spirituality and Social Change Project

 

Via Tim Mansfield:

 

Organized by the Sydney Evolver Spore in Australia, on June 9, 7 pm:

Theme:…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 16, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit, CFP

Via Trebor Scholz

 

MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit

Call for Workshops, Demonstrations, Panel Discussions and Short Talks

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS JULY 1, 2011

11:59pm (EST)



MobilityShifts

When: October 10-16, 2011



Where: The New School, New York City



http://mobilityshifts.org/



MOBILITYSHIFTS IS: provocative…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 14, 2011 at 22:32 — No Comments

Milan, May 17: Le dinamiche di produzione in rete, collaborative, aperte, decentralizzate, orizzontali

Via Alessandro Delfanti:

 

All'interno del corso in Sociologia dei nuovi media, Michel Bauwens della Peer-to-peer foundation terrà una lecture sulla diffusione del P2P... dappertutto.

 

Aula Alpha, Dipartimento di informatica e comunicazione, Università di Milano

via Comelico 39
Tuesday, May 17 ·…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 14, 2011 at 18:39 — No Comments

Parution du livre "Libres Savoirs : les biens communs de la connaissance"

Via Hervé Le Crosnier <herve@cfeditions.com>









       Bonjour,



       C&F éditions a le plaisir de vous annoncer la

       parution du livre "Libres Savoirs, les biens communs

       de la connaissance".



       Ce livre coordonné par l'association Vecam veut offrir un

       panorama des biens communs de l'immatériel, depuis

       les usages numériques jusqu'aux… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on May 13, 2011 at 10:26 — No Comments

London, May 14: Governance in worker cooperatives, p2p networks, and commons

Via Mark Jagdev:

 

As you may have heard, Michel Bauwens, the founder of P2P Foundation will be taking part in a panel discussion at Re-rooting digital culture – media art ecologies unconference at the University of Westminster, London on Friday 13th May. 



In addition to that, Michel has gracefully accepted our invitation to start up an informal meetup…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 10, 2011 at 21:45 — 1 Comment

Book: Critical Point of View, A Wikipedia Reader

Via Nate Tkacz , Homepage: www.nathanieltkacz.net

 

INC Reader #7



Critical Point of View: A Wikipedia Reader

Geert Lovink and Nathaniel Tkacz (eds)



For millions of internet users around the globe, the search for new knowledge begins with Wikipedia. The encyclopedia’s rapid…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 8, 2011 at 11:42 — No Comments

In Dublin, May 8: Everything Open and Free: A model for Hacking Everything

Everything Open and Free: A model for Hacking Everything

 
Time
Sunday, May 8 · 12:30pm -…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 5, 2011 at 11:40 — 1 Comment

Call for Papers: Digital Taylorism, Human Capital and the Knowledge Economy

Via Daniel Araya


CALL FOR PAPERS

Journal of Global Studies in Education



Digital Taylorism, Human Capital and the Knowledge Economy



Editors: Daniel Araya and Michael A. Peters



This issue of the…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 5, 2011 at 11:37 — No Comments

Invitation for the Federated Social Web Conference in Europe , June 3-5, Berlin

Via elf Pavlik





Hello,



I would like to invite you to join us for the upcoming Federated Social Web Europe Conference - June 3-5th in Berlin

http://d-cent.org/fsw2011/



And also consider joining W3C Federated Social Web incubator group (soon changing into community group)…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on May 4, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

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