via Silke Helfrich:
Event in the American Academy in Berlin:
Creative Commons is turning 10 this year in December. We would like to invite you to an evening lecture on December 4, 7:30 pm, where the author, activist, and co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, Academy fellow David Bollier, will discuss "The Commons as a New/Old Paradigm of Governance, Policy and Political Action" at the…Continue
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Via Janice Figueiredo:
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via Isidro Laso Ballesteros
With a budget of around €80 billion, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020 (2014- 2020), is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe. It will place a particular focus on innovation, relying on a number…Continue
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 17, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments
After request by Glyn Moody, I'm putting this communication here on Ning as well.
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 16, 2012 at 23:10 — No Comments
This is the initial announcement of the project by Clovis Lima of IBICT.
More will follow. Please note this will evolve into a distributed project that will allow remote participation by grassroots groups as well.
Please send Portuguese-language info requests to:
"clovis lima" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Vinicius Braz Rocha" <email@example.com>,
Invitation below in Portuguese:
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 16, 2012 at 13:14 — No Comments
Below, is the general release for Global Concept Exchange:
I would like to extend an invitation to join us online via Adobe Connect for the Global Concept Exchange on Friday, November 16th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GMT. The event showcases London new media collective Furtherfield with founders Marc Garrett and Ruth Catlow for a live discussion of community–based cultural production.
Joining the online panel will be new media artists from the US,…
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 15, 2012 at 20:03 — No Comments
via Yvette Dubel:
Some time back I had written a blog post about the need to find places of connection in our various concepts of what a better world is. In real practical terms, building infrastructure that works for more people means provoking conversations about how individuals see a better world working. Most importantly developing new understandings of the roles individuals play and the meaning found in them has…Continue
This year the TedXBrussels theme is Bits, Atoms, Neurons, Genes (or BANG BANG!). The digital world and the real world are interconnected like never before. You can send off online for a personal genome readout and control physical objects with your mind. Computer thinking is driving medicine, music and play. With brain-computer interfaces now used in nuclear power stations and bio hackers doing lab biology in their garages, BANG BANG is a concept whose time has come. BANG BANG means the…Continue
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 10, 2012 at 8:05 — No Comments
via Jérémie ZIMMERMANN:
"Here is finally a presentable version of
the "ACTION PLAN FOR COPYRIGHT REFORM AND CULTURE IN THE XXIst CENTURY"
that was started during last Free Culture Forum amongst representatives
from FCF, Communia, Polish activists, LQDN and others.
It is the first iteration of a commenting round that we hope will be
fruitful and will…
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 9, 2012 at 16:36 — No Comments
via Matt Boggs:
Stanford Seminar on People, Computers, and Design (CS547: HCI Seminar)
9 November, 2012
12:50-2:05 pm, Gates B01
Eric Paulos, UC Berkeley
Hybrid Assemblages, Environments, and Happenings: Technologies and Strategies for an Emerging Participatory Culture
This talk will present and critique a body of work…
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 8, 2012 at 16:27 — No Comments
The xarxa d’economia solidaria (supportive economy network) began 20 years ago, as a link between Catalan and Brasilian cooperatives.
This supportive economy as a new way of producing, distributing and consuming, is proposed as a viable and sustainable alternative to…Continue
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 8, 2012 at 16:03 — No Comments
F.E.S.C.: THE 1st FAIR OF SOLIDARITY ECONOMY IN CATALUNYA
On October 27th…Continue
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 8, 2012 at 15:59 — No Comments
1. FOUR DAYS OF DIGITAL CULTURE, NETWORKS AND DISTRIBUTED POLICY IN…
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 8, 2012 at 15:55 — No Comments
via Daniel Araya:
Technopolis: Smart Cities in the Knowledge Economy
Editor: DANIEL ARAYA
There are over 400 cities with a population of more than one million people today, and close to 20 cities with a population of more than 10 million people. Over the next 20 years cities will support between 3.5 and 5 billion inhabitants. This remarkable urban growth has created vast policy and planning challenges…Continue
Added by Michel Bauwens on November 6, 2012 at 18:11 — No Comments
via tomislav medak:
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