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October 2011 Blog Posts (10)

BarCamp Vientiane 2011: November 19th, 2011

BarCamp Vientiane 2011 coming next month!.



Date: (Sat) November 19th, 2011



Venue: Faculty of Engineering, Department of Science and Technology, National University of Laos.



Register here: http://barcampvientiane.org/?page_id=40



Guide for overseas visitors:…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 29, 2011 at 2:06 — No Comments

Support the new "We, the Movie" documentary!

Via ulrike reinhard :

 

http://www.we-the-movie.com/about/





Occupy Wall Street. The Arab Spring.



The pitfalls of capitalism. Mistrust of governments. Unrests all over the world.

There are glimpses of a vision of a new way of being in the world.



It will take a lot of people – people like YOU and me, people like…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 26, 2011 at 20:01 — No Comments

Oxcars and FreeCultureForum 2011: Networks for a R-evolution

Via Simona Levi:

 

27 to 29 of October 2011 - Barcelona

Oxcars and FreeCultureForum 2011

Networks for a R-evolution

 

Three days to think about what the Internet has done for us, and what we can now do for it ;-).…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 24, 2011 at 22:37 — No Comments

The three ContactCon Bazaar Awards

 Via Douglas rushkoff:



The projects each received $10,000 from Pepsi, deposited as the seed money for free campaigns on IndieGogo. Winners were chosen by a team of judges selected from among the participants.



 

The three winners were:



Fayetteville Free Library Fab Lab



The Fayetteville Free Library aims to be the first library in the United States to build a free, public access Fab Lab. At the foundation of…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 24, 2011 at 19:45 — No Comments

ContactCon supported projects for a truly free p2p infrastructure

Via Douglas Rushkoff:

 

"Here are the four projects we committed to seeing happen, and how to take part:



Upgrading Democracy -

 

Representation is a fundamental concept of our governance, but is encoded in the technology of the 18th century. The modern networked world enables a truer form of representation known variously under the names Dynamic Democracy, Liquid Democracy, and Delegable Proxy…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 24, 2011 at 19:41 — No Comments

Launch of a #ows currency design competition at Occupy Wall Street

Via Matthew Slater:

 

Many of Wall Street's occupiers understand that austerity comes from a shortage of money, not resources, and that the right to issue money is granted by the government to a banking cartel.

Most US citizens have no understanding of what money is and how it is make artificially scarce to compel them to compete against one another in converting natural resources into "economic growth."

Money need…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 13, 2011 at 20:56 — No Comments

Gift Finance Through P2P Gift Credit Cards

Via Paolo Cirio:

 

Gift Finance - P2P Gift Credit Cards Newsletter.

London, 12 October 2011.



The P2P Gift Credit Card allows you to create money and distribute it to your peers. It reverses the banks' instruments for creating and monopolizing money by giving back the power to the people to issue money democratically. Apply now for a P2P Gift Credit Card and get your first £100 of Gift Credit upon activation!…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 12, 2011 at 14:06 — No Comments

The Equal Dignity Organization – The Workplace with Balanced Relationships.

Via Rune Kvist Olsen:

(please request the full text via rukvol@online.no )



The Equal Dignity Organization – The Workplace with Balanced…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 11, 2011 at 19:15 — No Comments

EU Governments Oppose an Open Wireless Infrastructure

La Quadrature du Net - For immediate release



Permanent link: http://www.laquadrature.net/en/eu-governments-oppose-an-open-wireless-infrastructure





EU Governments Oppose an Open Wireless Infrastructure







*** Paris, October 11th, 2011 - As the European Union engages in important discussions on the future of the radio spectrum policy…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 11, 2011 at 12:28 — No Comments

Building Digital Commons – Barcelona, 29-30 October 2011

Registration now open – register here

On & Off Welcome!!!! Benvinguts i benvingudes!!!…

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Added by Chris Pinchen on October 10, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

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