Worth a Look: Open Source Ecology

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Open Source Ecology is accelerating the growth of the next economy – the Open Source Economy – an economy that optimizes both production and distribution – while promoting environmental regeneration and social justice. We are building the Global Village Construction Set. This is a high-performance, modular, do-it-yourself, low-cost platform – that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines that it takes – to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

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May 13

Tom Atlee: Avoiding Reductionism Between Co-Intelligence and Collective Intelligence

Tom Atlee

Tom Atlee

Collective intelligence is more than most people in the field think it is. And co-intelligence is more than collective intelligence – since it includes collective intelligence and goes way beyond it. In this post I try to indicate the differences between these concepts, provide a taste of how big they each are, and offer a way to think about their distinct essences.

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May 7

Stephen E. Arnold: Social Media Demographics

Stephen E. Arnold

Stephen E. Arnold

Social Network Demographics by the Numbers

EXTRACT: Here are some of the facts: Facebook is still mostly female and remains the top network.  Twitter leans heavier on the male demographic, while YouTube reaches more adults in 18-34 demographic than cable TV.  Instagram is considered the most important of teenage social networks, but Snapchat has the widest appeal amongst the younger crowd.  This is the most important for professionals: “LinkedIn is actually more popular than Twitter among U.S. adults. LinkedIn’s core demographic are those aged between 30 and 49, i.e. those in the prime of their career-rising years. Not surprisingly, LinkedIn also has a pronounced skew toward well-educated users.”

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CyberOSINT @ Phi Beta Iota

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Apr 24

Michel Bauwens: Beyond Jobs New Idea

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Millions need flexible blue-collar work. This kind of employment needs attention.

Beyond Jobs

Advanced markets for irregular work.

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Apr 12