SAVE THE DATE: March 11-13th, Policy & FLOSS for the Commons

SAVE THE DATE for our upcoming event: Policy & FLOSS for the Commons A two day international encounter which aims to advance on policy, the development of decentralized FLOSS technology, and network building to support the commons-oriented approach of peer production and collaborative economy. WHEN: March 12-13th, 2016 (plus a locally-oriented event March 11th) WHERE: […]

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EU Research P2PVALUE Article – Updated Draft 3.0

The updated article “Fostering Collaborative Communities” appears in EU Research vol. 2015, 07 digital mag (1), “Green Technologies: The latest breakthroughs in environmental science Spotlight on Bio research: Food, Fuel, Energy, Health Reinventing ICT: We explore the latest in future technology European Space Agency”. “Commons-Based  Peer  Production  (CBPP)  is  being  used  across  an  ever-wider  range  […]

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Web Analysis Scripts Announced by UAB Team

The Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) team has announced the following: Here are the scripts that we used to obtain what we call the web analysis. You can download them on the GitHub account of the engineer that assisted us. At this moment, the scripts that are working are: Google result stats Google PageRank Alexa […]

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Crowd Doing: Fostering participation in commons-based peer production (CBPP) communities

(This post is by the UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) team: Samer Hassan,  Pablo Ojanguren, Antonio Tapiador and Antonio Tenorio) The P2Pvalue project is happy to introduce its app concept to help commons-based peer production (CBPP) communities: Pear2Pear. Pear2Pear is a mobile-first, responsive web and app. At the moment it’s only available for Android, but […]

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Community-centered design: commons-based peer production (CBPP) community personas

(This post is by the UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) team: Samer Hassan,  Pablo Ojanguren, Antonio Tapiador and Antonio Tenorio)   In the P2Pvalue project, we have followed a user centered design (UCD) process for our online collaboration platform. As first step, we’ve performed an ethnographic research study of different CBPP communities. One of the […]

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Participation issues in commons-based peer production communities

(This post is by the UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) team: Samer Hassan,  Pablo Ojanguren, Antonio Tapiador and Antonio Tenorio)   Commons based peer production is an emerging and innovative production model in which the creative energy of large numbers of citizens is coordinated, usually through a digital platform, outside of the parameters of the […]

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“Smart Contracts & Alternative IP Systems” – COALA Blockchain Workshop Hong Kong

Primavera de Filippi recently moderated a talk, “Smart Contracts & Alternative IP Systems” at the COALA Blockchain Workshop in Hong Kong, held on October 13, 2015. This post by Matthew Warner was originally published on allcoinsnews.com. On the second day of COALA’s Blockchain Workshop in Hong Kong, one of the discussions that took place was ‘Smart Contracts […]

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Nurturing the path to post-capitalism…and some simulation.

This post by Peter Johnson orginally appeared on the University of Surrey Department of Sociology Blog at https://blogs.surrey.ac.uk/sociology/ Paul Mason’s recent book ‘Post-Capitalism’ has generated a lot of debate amongst those on the left of British politics; most obviously in interminable and reassuringly repetitive Guardiandebates and opinion pieces. It has also inspired an equal amount of derision from […]

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