Rethinking Economics: Lord Adair Turner

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Rethinking EconomicsFor all those who have missed the Rethinking Economics conference held in London this summer, and those of you who came but want a refresher on the need for radical change in the economics curriculum, Lord Adair Turner’s opening keynote speech is now online. Click below to watch and stay tuned for more videos!

See Also:

BOOK: Economics After the Crisis: Objectives and Means (2012)

Event: 12-14 SEP NYC Rethinking Economics

Rethinking Economics @ PhiBetaIota

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Aug 29

Jean Lievens: YouTube (36:48) Ericsson Open Source Model – Importance of Community and Impact on Business Models

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

The emergence of industrial strength open source solutions now opens new possibilities as it allows increasing agility and ability to get required product features and improvements faster, facilitate customization for specific domains, reduce dependency towards commercial vendors, and reduce overall cost.

In this presentation, we will discuss Ericsson’s evolution over the last decade regarding usage of open source solutions, investments in the industrialization of open source technologies, involvement in the open source community, lessons learned, and plan for future development. We will also discuss the impact of open source on business models for both technology providers/suppliers and end-users.

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Aug 4

Jean Lievens: YouTube – 14 Minutes with Michel Bauwens, Founder of Peer to Peer (P2P) Foundation

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Truth and coherence are emphasized.

Michel Bauwens (Belgium) is a leading theorist on Peer to Peer (P2P) Economics. He is the founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives and works in collaboration with a global group of researchers in the exploration of peer production, governance, and property. He has been an analyst for the United States Information Agency, knowledge manager for British Petroleum (where he created one of the first virtual information centers), eBusiness Strategy Manager for Belgacom, as well as an internet entrepreneur in his home country of Belgium.

Layne Hartsell teaches at Sungkyunkwan University and lectures at Mahidol University. His research is in the philosophy of ethics and technology related to related to nanotech/piezotronics applications in undeveloped countries. He is a coordinator for Seoul Global Study Group, Cafe Chat

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May 18

Berto Jongman: YouTube (8:08) NASA UFO Progrm Hacked – 2008 Now Hot

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Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

The lack of security at administrator level is quite astonishing.

McKinnon earns Lords appeal: Pentagon hacker in legal victory
By John Leyden  31st July 2007 10:30 GMT
Gary McKinnon, the British hacker facing extradition over allegations he broke into US Military and NASA sites, has earned the right to take his case to the House of Lords.

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May 10

Robert Steele: YouTube Broadcast – Links

ROBERT STEELE: Why Big Data is Stillborn (for Now) + Comments from EIN Technical Council

Robert Steele: PhD Proposal — includes new M4IS2/OSE Conference

2014 Robert Steele: Beyond the Open Source Agency – School of Future-Oriented Hybrid Governance, World Brain Institute, PhD in Comprehensive Architecture

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Apr 24

Stephen E. Arnold: (YouTube 6:23) Enterprise Search Jargon (Mumbo Jumbo) Explained

Categories: IO Impotency,YouTube

Jargon confuses people interested in enterprise search. I gave a version of this talk at the Boston Search Conference several years ago. The video identifies the principal terms that mean “search.” — Stephen E Arnold, april 2014

See Also:

Enterprise search requirements

Enterprise Search Costs: Some Observations

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Apr 24

Lee Camp: (YouTube 3:28) States Declare War on Homeless

In some places around the US, living in your car is now being criminalized. The war against the poor has hit an all-time low. Read the full article this episode is based on – http://bit.ly/Prwemh

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Apr 24

Philip Roscoe: YouTube (21:46) True Cost of Economics – Is Economics a [Very Immature Dangerous] Way of Thinking?

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The True Cost of Economics

Leading management thinker Philip Roscoe argues that economics is not a science, it’s a way of thinking – one that, over the course of the 20th century, has come to dominate the decision-making of both individuals and governments. Every day we make choices – where to live, what to eat, how to educate our children and care for our parents – in which the influence of economics invariably promotes self-interest over social obligations. But all of today’s big problems require collective action, so a way of thinking shaped by economic principles is a huge obstacle to change. Can we begin to think differently?

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Apr 23

Lee Camp: (YouTube 5:30) World Bank President Complains that Internet is Exposing Worker Conditions Worldwide

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Apr 12

Jean Lievins: (YouTube 9:30) The Human Cost of Your iPhone – Should SHOCK You

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Who Pays the Price? The Human Cost of Electronics

This short documentary reveals the hazards of the electronics industry in China profiling workers poisoned by chemicals and their struggle for compensation.

Thousands of young people in China enter export factories to make the West’s favorite electronic gadgets, only to find they have contracted occupational diseases or worse, leukemia, by the age of 25.

Benzine is a class one carcinogenic banned everywhere EXCEPT China.

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Apr 12