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The Velocity of Money for Beginners

The velocity of money is one of the most important economic concepts you can ever learn. It isn’t perfect, and it doesn’t fully capture vital …

Economics

Identify and support imaginative social projects

Social Media

Commons-Based Peer Production and Artistic Expression: Two Cases from Greece.

Fourth of a 10-posts-series on P2P Lab’s 2013 publications.<p>Full reference: Kostakis, V. & Drechsler, W. (Forthcoming). Commons-based peer production …

Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Focused on strengthening cities’ capacities to plan, finance, and implement urban climate change resilience (UCCR) strategies when it was first …

Smart Cities

My DIY Map Wallpaper {Small Hallway}

Map Wallpaper For Walls: The DIY way!<p>So remember that one map wall? The wall you sometimes see in pictures of my house or kitchen, but I never really …

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Commons-Based Peer Production and Digital Fabrication: The Case of a RepRap-Based, Lego-Built 3D Printing-Milling Machine

Second of a 10-posts-series on P2P Lab’s 2013 publications.<p>Full reference: Kostakis, V. & Papachristou, M. (2013). Commons-based peer production and …

World's first bitcoin ATM to launch this week

A Robocoin ATM that trades hard cash for digital bitcoins launches in Canada<p>The world's first bitcoin ATM will go live in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday.<p>Built by company Robocoin, the ATM will trade the digital currency for cash and vice versa.<p>Bitcoin is the world's most popular electronic currency …

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Ecology and Society

Upcoming Features<p>Managing local and global fisheries in the Anthropocene<br>Open to submissions August 2018<p>Conceptualizing, Analyzing, and Supporting …

Ecology

Resilience Practice

A few weeks ago the world learnt of the disappearance of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small Australian rodent only known to occur on a tiny coral cay …

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Commonomics: How We Can Build Local Economies That Work for Everyone

<i>This article first appeared at</i> YES! Magazine.<p>Chokwe Lumumba was an unlikely candidate for high office in Mississippi. But last June, the former black …

The Story of Solutions

The rise of the sharing economy

LAST night 40,000 people rented accommodation from a service that offers 250,000 rooms in 30,000 cities in 192 countries. They chose their rooms and …

Peer-to-Peer Economy Thrives as Activists Vacate the System

Eric Blair <b><br>Activist Post</b><p>The Occupy Movement recently celebrated its second anniversary with very little fanfare leaving many to wonder where all the …

What’s Fairer than Fair Trade? Try Direct Trade With Cocoa Farmers

When I was little, my grandfather fed me chocolate, mostly to keep me quiet—Hershey Bars, Three Musketeers, Kit Kats, Rolos, hot fudge sundaes. These …

Fair Trade

Transition Towns | The Circular Economy

Save the Date: European Day of Sustainable Communities<p>The European Day for Sustainable Communities on 22 Sept 2018 celebrates the pioneering local …

Sustainability

Digital Evolutions: Startups, Platforms and Ecosystems

(an Italian translation is available at the end of the post).As some of you may recall, I recently shared with the community a canvas I created for …

A Day at Campo de Cebada, a working P2P community

Situated in the heart of Madrid’s La Latina district, El Campo de Cebada is a community-managed urban space. It is also a great working example of a …

What we think | Deloitte US

Perspectives<p>Thought leadership from Monitor Institute by Deloitte<p>Through thought leadership Monitor Institute by Deloitte tracks the evolving terrain …

Innovation

Billboard Swing - Created by Didier Faustino Didier Fiuza Faustino works reciprocally summons up art from architecture and architecture from art, indistinctly using genres in a way that summarises an ethical and political attitude about the conditions for constructing a place in the socio-cultural fabric of the city.

LINKS<p>DISCLAIMER<p>None of the images, work or art displayed here are our own, and we are really thankful to all of you who have created and represented …

Ethics

Current status of peer to peer microgrid implementation

The City of the Future blog listened to a recent Columbia University panel of experts:<p>“According to Shahidehpour, what makes the new generation of …

Bauwens Joins Ecuador in Planning a Commons-based, Peer Production Economy

The FLOK Society project builds on a larger, preexisting national development vision that Ecuador has been pursuing. You should check out the …

South Sudan

Redefining impact

Finance

How Walter Salles and José Rivera Turned Kerouac’s “On the Road” into a Film

By Ari Karpel5 minute Read<p>“When Walter [Salles] asked me to write <i>On the Road</i>, what went through my mind was, ‘Oh, my gosh, we’re going to do another …

Literature