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The Hackable City

The Hackable City – Cooperative Development in Buiksloterham from HackableCity Wednesday february 1, The Hackable City will present the outcomes of …

Shell CEO: Solar Energy To Be Backbone Of World’s Energy System

<b>Published on</b> September 30th, 2015 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>31<p>September 30th, 2015 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Solar energy will comprise the backbone of the world’s energy …

De ‘deeleconomie’, een overdreven hoera-verhaal?

<i>Laurens Deprez, doctorandus in de sociologie.</i><p>In juni gaf Juliet Schor, een Amerikaanse professor sociologie aan de universiteit van Boston, een …

The “Sharing Economy” Is Dead, And We Killed It

Five years ago, everybody was excited about the idea of using tech to borrow things like power drills. In practice, though, not so much.<p>“How many of you own a power drill?” Rachel Botsman, the author of the book <i>The Rise Of Collaborative Consumption</i>, asked the audience at TedxSydney in 2010. …

Sharing Economy

Iedereen kapitalist

Een zwarte hoge hoed, een dikke sigaar, een postuur waar je de welvaart aan kunt aflezen. Het zijn drie ingrediënten waar je al snel op uitkomt als …

This new camera sensor could turn your phone into a 3D scanner

Let's say you want to 3D print a replica of an object in your home. The first step, of course, is capturing a detailed 3D scan — a process that's currently accomplished to varying degrees of accuracy with a desktop unit or more expensive and bulky professional models. But with a new "camera sensor" …

3D Scanners

for Social Entrepreneurs

Education Exchange – bringing together innovators, social entrepreneurs and teachers What happens when a community of innovators, social …

Pioniers in de stad – wijkondernemers delen kennis en praktijk | RUIMTEVOLK | Kennis en inspiratie voor steden, dorpen en regio's

Leegstaande panden, het ontbreken van sociale netwerken en het wegvallen van subsidies voor buurthuizen zijn aanleidingen voor bewoners om zelf het …

This Incredible Urban Park Will Be Inside One Of The World’s Busiest Airports | Fast Company

“We crave nature in these places,” says architect Moshe Safdie, who won a competition to design the space. “When you think of passengers, they’re locked up in an airport waiting to transfer, they’ve got hours there, what could be more wonderful than having a feeling of nature?”<p>Safdie proposed the …

5 Best Websites To Get Higher Education For Free

Higher education from a renowned university doesn’t come cheap. It is one of the most important financial decisions you will make in your career. …

Learning

Millions Spent, No One Served: Who Is to Blame for the Failure of GMO Golden Rice?

Genetics Is Giving Way to a New Science of Life<p>Industrial Production of Poultry Gives Rise to Deadly Strains of Bird Flu H5Nx<p>There’s Nothing …

History’s Hubs for Progress

Cities Project Infographic Communities Presented by Ford<p>Where great minds think together<p>Share<p>Share on Facebook Click me! Share on Twitter Click me! …

Deeleconomie: het voorbeeld van de ultieme vorm van het kapitalisme?

Mijn auto verhuur ik via SnappCar, lifters neem ik mee via BlaBlaCar, mijn camerastatief leen ik uit via Peerby en een appartement in Kopenhagen huur …

Building a local civil economy - NewStart

The word ‘economy’ can be traced back to the Greek word oikonomos, – ‘one who manages a household’. However, the idea that the economy is intimate …

The Rise and Fall and Eventual Rise Again of the 'Smart City'

A conversation with <i>Smart Cities</i> author Anthony Townsend.<p>It would have been hard to miss the messaging over the last five years: Major global tech firms like IBM, Cisco, and Siemens seemingly all adopted the same "smart cities" mission at the same time. And they weren't alone. Across the globe, …

Smart Cities

Why The Collaborative Economy Is Changing Everything

You may have heard of the collaborative or sharing economy- the concept is quite simple. Consumers are able to get what they need from each other instead of always going to large organizations. This includes good such as baby toys and wedding dresses to services such as web design work or ride …

Innovation

Kostakis & Bauwens: Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis have just published a new book that offers a rich, sophisticated critique of our current brand of capitalism, and …

The Fabulous Future of p2p Economics, Commerce and Democracy

I've just returned from an eye-opening, mind-expanding week in Leipzig at the 4th Annual global Degrowth congress. This vibrant gathering brought together over 3,000, mostly young, 'prosumer' activists and practitioners from a variety of new economy movements.<p>While there I learnt a huge amount from …

Capitalism

Are We in Danger of Becoming the Fast Food of Social Change?

Why give a damn:<p><i>The days of lone heroes and quick fixes are over, and never were what we hoped they would be. Our problems are too complex to fix</i> …

U-Lab: Prototyping the 21st-Century University

Higher education has hit a wall -- particularly the business school. Four issues are upending higher education as it is constituted today:<p><i>It is overpriced:</i> While the cost of higher education has skyrocketed, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have emerged as a game changer, opening doors to an …

Innovation

The WISE Summit

<b>The next global Summit will take place 14-16 November 2017 in Doha under the theme "Co-Exist, Co-Create: Learning to work and live together".</b><p>WISE has …

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia Hardcover – October 7, 2013

Tech entrepreneurs set their sights on urban farming

As emerging lighting and automation technology plant the seeds for urban farming, a growing number of entrepreneurs are getting green thumbs<p>In the workshop of clean technology startup incubator Greentown Labs outside of Boston, there’s a piece of equipment you would not have found a few years ago: …

Farming

ReachScale

Where are the Household Names?<p>ReachScale began in 2010 by asking this question: Why are there no globally scaled social enterprises?<p>Technology, …

7 redenen voor organisaties om de P2P economy te omarmen

Met de opkomst van P2P-diensten als Airbnb en Uber worden bestaande markten wakker geschud. Deze nieuwe P2P economy biedt grote kansen!