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July 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Democratizing Creativity: Brickflow, the shared multimedia playground

Do you remember playing with Lego? Working with multimedia should be just as easy and playful. Brickflow is a web application that enables content creators to playfully combine multimedia from anywhere on the web through a shared, virtual whiteboard.

We believe this tool will not only help millions of online content creators, but will also have tremendous power in marketing,…


Added by Peter Langmar on July 19, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

The Gathering '12 in Melbourne

via David Hood:

Gathering '11 gave us the opportunity to connect and discover what's happening and what's possible in the edges. Gathering '12 is an opportunity to build on that…


Added by Michel Bauwens on July 19, 2012 at 7:49 — No Comments

Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament call for Open Innovation support agenda

Via Gaelle Krikorian:

"As discussed with some of you the Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament just launched a call for a progressive agenda for creation and innovation.

Full details can be found on the website at:



Added by Michel Bauwens on July 16, 2012 at 3:59 — No Comments

Course: Group Facilitation Methods and Skills for Community Leadership

Recommended by  Mark Petz:

From: Jonathan Dudding a href="mailto:jdudding@gn.apc.org">jdudding@gn.apc.org>

This is to let you know we have obtained some funding from Grundtvig which allows us to run a free training for people coming from outside the UK- it will be five packed days (plus two for travel) in a lovely rural north west England from August 25th-31st. It will focus on Group Facilitation Methods and Skills for Community…


Added by Michel Bauwens on July 12, 2012 at 7:37 — No Comments

Call for papers: “The impact of Digitally-enabled Places and Spaces”

via Bertram Niessen:

Digicult is inviting proposals for an issue addressing the following call topics, especially from individuals such as: curators, critics, hackers, fabbers, creative producers, lab managers, activists, designers, theorists, independent and academic writers, scholars, artists, etc.

Call for papers: “Places and…


Added by Michel Bauwens on July 5, 2012 at 12:19 — No Comments

P2P versus Marxism: a new (r?)evolutionary way to build a better world

I think most Marxists have so far underestimated the impact of the Internet, new technologies, open source, peer-to-peer etc. on society. Of course, in the grand scheme of things, one can always argue that ‘there is nothing new under the sun”. Capitalism has always revolutionised the means of production in order to beat the competition. So why should it this time be different? I think there are many reasons. One is that the capitalist system must grow to survive and…


Added by Jean Lievens on July 5, 2012 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

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