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Michel Bauwens's Blog – June 2011 Archive (22)

Launch of Online Community on Free Technologies at FTA Campus

Via Wouter Tebbens:

 

Dear friends and colleagues,



maybe you've heard it already: we have been working to set up an online community about Free Technology. A community portal hosted by the Free Technology Academy, completely based on Free Software and integrated in its online campus. It's an informal social networking space where people can participate in (and create) groups to learn, discuss and work together about Free Technology.



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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 26, 2011 at 14:24 — No Comments

Protecting Freedoms Online: La Quadrature's Proposals

La Quadrature du Net - For immediate release



Permanent link: http://www.laquadrature.net/en/protecting-freedoms-online-la-quadratures-proposals





Protecting Freedoms Online: La Quadrature's Proposals





*** Paris, June 23 2011 — La Quadrature du Net releases a set of proposals to guarantee freedom of communication on the Internet and allow the… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on June 25, 2011 at 11:58 — No Comments

New introductory Commons Course starting July 2011

Via Mary Beth Steisslinger, MS


Commons Learning Alliance, http://www.commonslearning.org/…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 25, 2011 at 4:17 — No Comments

Right to Water recognized as human right by United Nations

At Last, a Human Right to Water

 

(submitted by lisinka.ulatowska)

 

Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.

by Daniel Moss

posted Jul 30, 2010…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 24, 2011 at 12:58 — No Comments

Colombia, chronicle of a Social Controversy Foretold: the story of copyright bill 241

Colombia, chronicle of a Social Controversy Foretold

Translated by Carolina Mejía

Original in spanish By Carolina Botero

 

Following the trend of other laws currently being enforced by other countries attempting to regulate ISP’s responsibility for copyright infractions made through the internet (known as…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 23, 2011 at 11:24 — No Comments

The Open Hardware Summit Call for submissions

The Open Hardware Summit Call for submissions is open. Deadline is June

24th. Please RT, forward and blog!



This post is also available on the open hardware summit

websitea href="http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/2011/06/06/open-hardware-summit-2011-call-for-submissions/" target="_blank">http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/2011/06/06/open-hardware-summit-2011-call-for-submissions/>

 

Thanks !

 

Open Hardware Summit 2011 – Call for…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 22, 2011 at 15:16 — No Comments

Call for papers on the philosophy and practice of peer learning

 

 

The Philosophy of Peer Learning



Educational Philosophy and…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 22, 2011 at 4:30 — No Comments

June 2011 issue of the Journal of Science Communication: Science, the internet, public communication

Dear all, we announce that the June 2011 issue of JCOM - Journal of Science Communication - (issue 2, volume 10)



http://jcom.sissa.it/ is online.



Comments, remarks and papers by you are kindly requested.



Next issue will be online on the 21st September 2011.



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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 21, 2011 at 9:52 — No Comments

21 juin, 12h30-14h : Séminaire ISCC sur les Biens communs de la connaissance

Via Hervé Le Crosnier:

 

Bonjour,



       Les biens communs de la connaissance forment

       un contexte majeur dans lequel nous pouvons réfléchir

       à l'avenir des "sociétés de la connaissance"



       Deux événements nous y incitent en ce mois de juin :



       - la parution du livre/référence "Libres Savoirs :

         les biens communs de la…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 18, 2011 at 13:04 — No Comments

Mobilization of the precarious movement in Italy this Sunday, June 19th

Via Bertram Niessen:

 

After the infamous declarations of the Minister for Public Administration and Innovation Renato Brunetta http://anna-marchi.blogspot.com/2011/06/worse-part-of-italy-post-pc-story.html against precarious workers, bottom-up social movements are meeting in Rome, near the parliament, next Sunday.



If you want to follow the story on social…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 18, 2011 at 3:46 — No Comments

International FabLab Conference in Lima ,Peru August 15-20, 2011.

More info via http://www.indiegogo.com/International-HackerSpaces-Conference-Lima-Peru

 

The International FabLab Conference organized by MIT's Center for Bits & Atoms will take place in Lima ,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 14, 2011 at 13:34 — No Comments

Pat Kane's new book: RADICAL ANIMAL: Innovation, Sustainability and Human Nature.

RADICAL ANIMAL

We love new stuff - but we're killing the planet...What's to be done?…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 14, 2011 at 13:25 — No Comments

International Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy, October 17-20, 2011, in Montreal

International Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy 2011



June 10th, 2011 – The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), the Québec Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (ARCQ) and the Chantier de l’économie sociale are happy to announce their collaboration on the occasion of the International Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy (FIESS), which will take place from October 17th to 20th, 2011, in Montreal. As the official radio broadcasters of the FIESS,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 14, 2011 at 10:20 — No Comments

CFP: Bio-punks, open hardware, and hackerspaces A special issue of Critical Studies in Peer Production

Mathieu ONeil:

 

Expanding the frontiers of hacking

Bio-punks, open hardware, and hackerspaces



A special issue of Critical Studies in Peer Production

Edited by: Johan Soderberg and Alessandro Delfanti



Call: 500-word abstract

Both theoretical and empirical contributions accepted



During the past two decades, hacking has chiefly been associated with software development. This is now changing as…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 14, 2011 at 10:07 — No Comments

June 19: taking the streets against the Euro Pact

Via Mayo Fuster:

 

THERE ARE REASONS; ONCE AGAIN, TAKE THE STREET 19th June, hour: 19:00 (GMT+1)

 

ALL STREETS AND SQUARES OF SPAIN AND EUROPE NO TO THE EURO PACT:

 

We are not goods in the hands of politicians and bankers.

The EURO PACT: New attack on democracy ONCE AGAIN.

 

ONCE AGAIN, the EU leaders endorse a policy misleading the public to the benefit of large financial corporations, instead of defending the citizens. On 27th…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 13, 2011 at 12:06 — No Comments

19 June Rise up! #Globalrevolution

Via Mayo Fuster:

 

People of the World, rise up!!! Take the square!!! Take the streets!!! #Globalrevolution



CALL FOR ACTIONS JUNE 19TH: (English, Arabic, French. Portugues, Bulgarian, Italian, Hungarian, Greek, Japanish, German, Castellano, Euskera, Català, Gallego)



(ENGLISH)



Call for actions June 19th: People of the World, rise up!!!

We are the outraged, the anonymous, the voiceless. We were there, silent but alert, watching. Not gazing…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 13, 2011 at 7:17 — No Comments

P2P as new model for enterprise and for society - a conversation with Michel Bauwens in Melbourne

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (GMT+1000)

 

Register via http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1791194511

 

Place:

 

 

Hub Melbourne

Level 3

673 Bourke St…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 13, 2011 at 7:08 — No Comments

Draft Manuscript for Crowdfunding Manual

Via Suresh Fernando:

 

Request publication via suresh2323@gmail.com

 

Google doc version via:

 

* https://docs.google.com/do…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 13, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments

Conference of the Lokavidya Jan Andolan people's knowledge movement in India, November 12-14, 2011

Via Amit Basole:

 

CALL FOR PARTICPATION

LOKAVIDYA JAN ANDOLAN

(PEOPLE’S KNOWLEDGE MOVEMENT)

FIRST INTERNATIONAL…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 11, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

June 15: P2P Round table discussion at Melbourne's Caulfield School of Information Technology (Monash)

Round table discussion with Michel Bauwens



Michel Bauwens will be visiting Caulfield campus on Wednesday 15 June for a round table discussion of the social and economic implications of peer-to-peer production.



Michel is an active participant in the P2P Foundation (http://blog.p2pfoundation.net/), and has published, amongst other places, in C Theory, First Monday, and Capital & Class.



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Added by Michel Bauwens on June 3, 2011 at 8:23 — No Comments

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