Register now: PeerValue Conference #Amsterdam 2-3 September #collcons #sharingeconomy


Zojuist hiervoor opgegeven beloofd een interessante bijeenkomst te worden over de stormachtige ontwikkelingen binnen de deeleconomie, naar meer coöperatieve vormen en eigendom in handen van de gebruikers.

#service #servicedesign #designthinking

APeer Value:Advancing the Commons Collaborative Economy is a conference integrating conversations and plans of action for shaping and connecting the Commons on a global level.

The conference is organized along three tracks:

Track 1: P2P: Inclusive Politics, Activism and Law for the Commons

Track 2: Decentralized Tech and Beyond:Global Design,Local Production

Track 3: From Platform to Open Cooperativism

We will explore questions such as:

What are the conditions that encourage communities to work as peers, creating commons?

What are the best practices communities can adopt to safeguard their resilience?

Decentralization – why is it important, and how is it implemented and maintained?

How can the working methodologies honed by well-established digital communities act as transitional guidelines for sustainable “material” manufacturing?

What about social innovation and livelihoods – how does contributory and open accounting work with the systems of value creation found in CBPP?

How can civil society participate in…

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Promises to myself: ten philosophical resolutions


Nice things to remember for this year and also for the restart of Kiemkracht, this fits very well!

Philosophy for change

Dandelion Clock

Don’t you love the feeling when you realise that your work for the year is done and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t kick up your heels and relax? I woke up with that feeling this morning. I’m off to Vietnam at the end of the week and I can feel myself being drawn towards the plane.

Bon voyage, friends and fellow philosophers, wherever you may venture this holiday season! I’ll see you again in 2014 with more adventures of the cerebral kind.

I’ll leave you with a list of philosophical resolutions for 2014. I’ve lifted them from some of my favourite posts on this blog. I’ll be taking them with me on holiday. Promises to keep.

1. I will say ‘yes’ to life.

‘To complete Nietzsche’s three metamorphoses, the lion must become a child. ‎Maturity, for Nietzsche, means rediscovering the seriousness one had as a child at play.

A…

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Collaborative consumption is dead, long live the real sharing economy


Collaborative consumption is dead, long live the real sharing economy (via Pando Daily)

By Neal Gorenflo On March 19, 2013A rule of thumb on Wall Street is when national magazines discover a trend, the trend has peaked, and there’s only one way to go: down. Unfortunately, that’s beginning to happen to “collaborative consumption” (or “the sharing economy,” if you wish). When…

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Movement of the Day: the Ouishare global community – Blog


See on Scoop.itPeer2Politics

OuiShare is a pro-sharing advocacy community: an international network of entrepreneurs, citizens, activists, journalists and designers working toward the development of the collaborative economy. Though increasingly well-known and expanding fast, here are some details on its history and characteristics.

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