Michel Bauwens: Non-Capitalist (Peer to Peer) Techno-Utopianism

Michel Bauwens — Other Non-Capitalist Techno-Utopianisms Part 5 of Kevin Carson’s Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real One of the most useful non-Marxist schools is the post-capitalist model of commons-based peer production, which inclues that of Michel Bauwens of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives. Late capitalism, Bauwens writes (with Franco Iacomella), is beset by two main structural irrationalities: artificial abundance and …

Jean Lievens: Nora McDevitt on Living in the 21st Century – The Sharing Economy, Peer to Peer, Climate Change, and The Last 5 Billion

Living in the 21st Century: The Sharing Economy, Peer to Peer, Climate Change, and The Last 5 Billion EXTRACT This fast-moving, transformative, technological revolution will continue to unseat the old paradigm in ways that we have only begun to fathom. The old model of leadership enforces a top-down paradigm, and coined by Shepard Fairley as …

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

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 …

Jean Lievens: Peer to Peer (P2P) Lab 2013 Publications

A list of P2P Lab collaborators’ publications in international peer-reviewed journals, starting from 2013: 2013 Peer Production and Desktop Manufacturing: The Case of the Helix_T Wind Turbine Project. Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy. Commons-Based Peer Production and Digital Fabrication: The Case of a RepRap-Based, Lego-Built 3D Printing-Milling Machine. Commons-Based Peer Production …

Reference: Gordon Cook on Freedom Tower and the Autonomous Internet – Peer to Peer User-Owned Communications and Computing Infrastructure

2012-04-13 Cook Report Peer to Peer Freedom Tower Phi Beta Iota:  This is a hugely important reference work, the first of its kind, and very strongly recommended to all who care about human dignity, human freedom, and human evolution. See Also: Reference: Gordon Cook on Technology, Economics & Public Interest – Occupy and the Current …

Nader Ale Ebrahim: Open Access Repositories Start to Offer Peer Review Services

Open access repositories start to offer overlay peer review services Converting open access repositories into functional evaluation platforms  Bringing back quality control to the scientific community The use of journal hierarchy for assessing the reputation of research works and their authors, has contributed to a competitive environment that is having a detrimental effect on scientific reliability. …

Michel Bauwens: The 10 Commandments of Peer Production and Commons Economics (P2P P&CE)

The Ten Commandments of Peer Production and Commons Economics This is an important synthesis of ten years of research at the P2P Foundation, on the emerging practices of the new productive communities and the ethical entrepreneurial coalitions that create livelihoods for shared resources. I’m working with Neal Gorenflo of Shareable on a more accessible version …

Sepp Hasslberger: Peer Review Does Not Work

Peer review, instead of helping science stay on track, is actually retarding real progress. The peer review drugs don’t work EXTRACT Peer review is anti-innovatory because it is a process that depends on approval by exponents of the current orthodoxy.   . . .   Perhaps the biggest argument against the peer review of completed studies is …