Letter to the P2P community
I've been all over the web this week, blogging, posting comments on technical boards, chatting in IRC and the like.
So far its paying off - I'm 7 votes from being #3 out of over 400 entries in the contest - I am shooting for #1 which will require 31 additional votes as of today - but its a moving target - I'd like to invite any and all to cast their votes for this project. The process takes about 5 minutes. The contest ends on the 30th of…Continue
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Interesting to note that there was session on Social Networks: Connectivity and Security Issues at the Bilderberg conference earlier this month, and Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Amazon were among those represented.
I have wikified the guest list list here:
Bilderberg is, I think a particularly significant forum for what amounts to…Continue
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.
Some examples of…
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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/>
Open Hardware Summit 2011 – Call for…
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The Philosophy of Peer Learning
Educational Philosophy and…
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For those that have followed the developments in CubeSpawn: I'll give a brief introduction to the current request for support,
For folks new to the concept: I'll give a short overview and describe what I see as the benefits to this approach over the current, unstructured approach to Open Source Hardware
I have placed an Entry in…Continue
Via Hervé Le Crosnier:
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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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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by Dr. Vladimir N. Tretyakov
Posted as Lecture 6 at Free School for Panoramic Thinking
The highest wisdom is discerning good and evil.
*Reason and heart: ethical aspect
*Authoritative and humane ethics
*Application of ethics to school pedagogy
*Application of ethics to international…
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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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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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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…Continue
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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)
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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