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This New Social Network is Powered by Ethereum Technology | Investopedia

Social networks have risen to prominence over the past decade, with now household names like Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) most prominent. Some …

Bitcoin

With 80 Million Users, Poland-based Brainly is Changing Education

Online education changed my life.<p>It's really that simple. Living in a small town, I didn't have access to higher education. And I didn't have time to travel over an hour to attend college while raising a young family and working full time.<p>Enter online education. It was the perfect opportunity for …

Education

The Binge Breaker

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.<p>On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took a name tag from a man in pajamas called “Honey Bear” and wrote down his pseudonym for the night: …

Silicon Valley

The Food-Sharing Economy Is Delicious And Illegal–Will It Survive?

Politicians talk big about supporting innovation, but as home-cooking startup Josephine discovered, the system isn’t designed that way.<p>Renee McGhee, a 59-year-old grandmother of nine, was at home recuperating from a bicycle accident when she opened her neighborhood newsletter and saw an …

Build A $25K Home In Five Days With The Github For Eco-Housing

The Open Building Institute wants to make building ecological housing easier, faster, and cheaper.<p>In 2013, Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota, newly married, decided to build their own house where they were living in rural Missouri. What started out as a 144-square-foot micro house grew to include …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Learning

This Software Is Helping Groups Make Collaborative Decisions, Occupy Wall Street-Style

Loomio has expanded well beyond activist groups, and now governments are even using it.<p>The Internet is great for bringing like-minded people together, but it hasn’t always been good for making actual decisions. Getting disparate people to agree on a single course of action is difficult to achieve …

Occupy Movement

Free personal fundraising made fast easy

Generosity is about compassion—not fees.<p>The Generosity community is free of the fees common to most fundraising platforms, which means you keep more …

Fundraising

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This Startup Lets You Invest Only In The Companies That Share Your Values

Socially responsible investing that makes it easy for you to set the terms.<p>Nearly half of millennials, a much bigger percentage than previous generations, say that they want to invest in line with their values. But it’s not always clear how to do that. A new startup called OpenInvest makes it …

Investing

À Paris, la communauté zéro déchet a désormais sa maison

<i>"Au départ, le covoiturage c'était plus que partager les coûts du voyage, c'était vivre une expérience ensemble. Et puis c'est devenu un business"</i> , …

An 11-year-old Girl Got a Whole Foods Contract for Her Lemonade Business

Not many kids turn their lemonade stands into successful ventures, but 11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has raised the bar by securing a four-state contract …

Le compte Nickel fait sauter les banques

Facile à utiliser et peu coûteux, le service alternatif fait de l’ombre aux concurrents bien établis.<p>C’est une petite révolution dans ce monde sans …

Why Silicon Valley’s Leading Startup Incubator Wants To Research Basic Income

Y Combinator is going to give free money to people and see what happens—as part of planning for a future where robots do most of the jobs.<p>Silicon Valley loves the idea of basic income. Luminaries such as Marc Andreessen and Peter Diamandis have spoken favorably of giving away free money, so that …

Basic Income

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Meet KEE: A Social Network for Tackling Societal Problems

Using artificial intelligence, KEE promises to connect experts, causes, and tools for addressing social and environmental challenges.<p>When it comes to social or environmental issues, far too many people are content to “like” a Facebook page devoted to it and feel content with that being the extent …

New collaboration tool TABLE is Slack, LinkedIn, & Upwork all-in-one

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: TABLE<p>Communicating with people is hard. Or at least, it can be. Particularly when everyone isn’t in the same room, …

Collaboration

Fighting Uber's Death Star with a Rebel Alliance of co-op platforms

As Mark Andreessen noted, software is eating the world because once it's developed, it scales to infinity. That means that once a worker's co-op of …

Researchers find neural switch that turns dreams on and off

At the flip of a switch, University of California, Berkeley, neuroscientists can send a sleeping mouse into dreamland.<p>When the neurons were …

Self Publish, Be Happy

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Books

Et si l’art contemporain trouvait un nouveau souffle grâce à l’auto-édition?

Entre croissance de l’auto-édition et hermétisme des lieux d’art à la jeune création, le livre d’artiste devient un support privilégié de l’art …

Art

New App Is Helping Feed Hundreds of Thousands of Homeless People

<b>Carey Wedler</b> <b><br>June 29, 2015</b><p><b>We're revolutionizing the news industry, but we need your help! Click here to get started.</b><p><b>(ANTIMEDIA)</b> When UC Berkeley …

Sustainability

Work Is Bullshit: The Argument For “Antiwork”

Be honest: Do you actually need to do your job?<p>If you’re like most employed Americans, you hate your job–or, at best, you’re checked out at work. But as much as you might complain about the place where you spend most of your waking hours, there’s a good chance you don’t ever question the …

Basic Income

Could La’Zooz Be The Ride-Sharing App We’ve Been Waiting For?

To be worthy of its name, the sharing economy needs platforms that are owned by the people who use them.<p>Uber and Lyft bill themselves as ride-sharing services. But when you get down to it, they are really taxi apps because drivers make trips that they would not otherwise be making in exchange for a …

Sharing Economy

Fantastic Resources for Teaching Using YouTube

January 25, 2015<br>YouTube is definitely one of the best platforms for searching and accessing educational video resources. We have already covered …

Teaching

The DreamBox Encourages Everyone to Follow Their Dreams and Be Inspired By The Aspirations Of Others

<b>What is your greatest aspiration in life?</b> This is the exact question that has been answered by thousands of people inside of the DreamBox. It’s a …

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