Category Archives: Wealth creation

What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected and Cooperating People

This is the title of chapter 8 that I wrote in a book*) about “Smart Cities”, see picture. ============part of chapter===== What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected & Cooperating People Jaap van Till Prof Emeritus Network Architecture and Digital Infrastructures, Tildro … Continue reading

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‘Das Digital’1.0: Appreciation of internet and its Impact

Introduction Most public & media stories for the last decade or so about ‘the internet’ ; whatever that is; are alarmist and use ‘memes’ (look it up!) to attract attention. ‘Bad for children’, ‘harmful to your brain’, ‘incites sex and … Continue reading

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Basis for my Belief in Open Connectivism : “Connect with the Other”

Here is IMHO the only antidote against the isolationist and xenophobic IDEAS of Trump, PERGIDA (Ger), Ms Le Pen(Fr), Wilders (PVV-NL) and UKIP (UK). And a powerful idea opposite to the ideas of upcoming fascism and nationalism all over the world, … Continue reading

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Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF2016) opens online on Monday Nov 7

Molly Marshall asked me to forward the following message to you. Please forward it in your network.        jaap van till, TheConnectivist ============================================== The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online, open access event that explores the question: The … Continue reading

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The way Ahead 9: Discussion on Jeremy Rifkin’s directions towards The Collaborative Age

Reblogged from two of Michel Bauwens articles on the P2P Foundation Blog: (1) https://blog.p2pfoundation.net/think-rifkins-post-capitalist-approach-part-one/2016/08/10 (2) https://blog.p2pfoundation.net/think-rifkins-post-capitalist-approach-part-two/2016/08/12 In “What to think of Rifkins Post-Capitalist Approach” Bauwens describes and comments on the recent PhD thesis with about the same title of Michael J. C.  McAllum, … Continue reading

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Kojin Karatani: “The Structure of World History”- The Four Modes of Exchange

Heavy stuff !! For political scientists and sociologists. But also an essential read for those who want to look ahead what may be coming (P2P Collaboration) in these turbulent transitionary times. This book (and his video-lectures explaining it, see the … Continue reading

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