Create, modify, collaborate, share: Online tools for Commons-Based Peer Production communities

The collaboratively created commons have entered our lives! thanks to millions of people collaborating we can consult the largest encyclopedia ever compiled, use smartphones, share trips and housing… Even if you don’t know, you also take part in this communities when using this commons, but  you can also actively participate in them. In P2Pvalue project […]

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Meet the Stakeholder Board: Philippe Aigrain

The P2Pvalue Consortium is supported by a Stakeholder Board. It includes representatives from the main actors in the CBPP field, including universities (e.g. Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Access to Knowledge for Development Center of American University of Cairo, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies of Warwick University), major nonprofits (e.g. Creative Commons, Wikimedia, La Quadrature […]

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Software Foundations of the P2Pvalue platform

Following on from the post about Building the P2Pvalue Software Platfom, here is the full deliverable of the D3.2: Report on the Software Foundations: Adaptations, Design & Development. Below you can read the executive summary as well as the embedded version of the report for ease of reading, it is available here as a downloadable PDF and, like all project deliverables, it […]

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P2Pvalue report from HOPE X

I’ve been on the road quite a bit the past month but I thought I should share a little of where I’ve been and some of the inspiring CBPP projects I have come across. July 18th to 21 I attended HOPEX or Hackers on Planet Earth, one of the more grassroots and community oriented hacker […]

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#P2Pvalue Directory workhop @ #wikimania2014

We’re holding a workshop on the P2Pvalue Directory at #Wikimania14 – Here is the abstract: Commons Based Peer Production (CBPP) means collaborative production and sharing of resources among peers under commons settings. From the initial cases, such as Wikipedia and FLOSS, recently there has been an expansion to other areas of activity, such as citizen […]

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Notes from #CAPS14eu

The CAPS 2014 conference took place from July 1-2, plus an additional day only for CAPS projects. Antonio Tapiador attended and presented P2Pvalue. Here are his notes on the event: Antonio Tapiador at #CAPS14eu – photo by Valentina Sommariva Day 1 The first day was the CAPS OFF conference, in an open, informal place called the Egg. […]

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Building the P2Pvalue software platform

One of the key parts of the P2Pvalue project is “Integrating the functionalities of online social networking services and collaborative software in a privacy-aware platform based on a decentralised architecture”. At the beginning of the project the software team were working on building this platform on top of the established Kune free/open source distributed and […]

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P2Pvalue @ #CAPS14EU

P2Pvalue poster at CAPS 2014 Conference, photo by Antonio Tapador   Antonio Tapiador from the Grasia team in Madrid is presenting P2Pvalue at the CAPS 2014 conference in Brussels on July 1-2, 2014. Here is the event descrption from the conference website: Why CAPS are so important? CAPS can be described as non-commercial, open Internet […]

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