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Actics: Evaluating the ethical standards of companies

By MichelBauwens, 12 years 2 weeks ago.

One of the people I really admire for his insights into the new economy is Adam Arviddson of the Actics blog at http://blog.actics.com/, who we recently quoted on the Ethical Economy.

One of the key stresspoints of the analysis is that production is now essentially a social process of cooperation, which companies can only nurture and capture 'after the fact':

Open Co-op Project

By MichelBauwens, 12 years 2 weeks ago.

Cooperation is related to the 3 paradigms of open/free, participatory/P2P, and the Commons.

I only recently discovered a wonderful resource, the Open Co-op Project, which has a working definition of what an Open Organization should be, and also an extensive listing of Background Documents which can all be downloaded at the site.

It's available at http://open.coop/contact+us

Webcasts on cooperation and peer to peer

By MichelBauwens, 12 years 2 weeks ago.

In the last few weeks, we have started collating videos on cooperation related topics, which are indexed in the P2P Webcast Directory

Here's a list without comments, as most of the titles speak for themselves:

• Anne Margulies on Open Courseware

• Bernardo Huberman on Prediction Markets

• Bill Thompson on Citizen Journalism

• Dan Gillmor on Grassroots Journalism

Open Co-op Project

By MichelBauwens, 12 years 2 weeks ago.

Cooperation is related to the 3 paradigms of open/free, participatory/P2P, and the Commons.

I only recently discovered a wonderful resource, the Open Co-op Project, which has a working definition of what an Open Organization should be, and also an extensive listing of Background Documents which can all be downloaded at the site.

It's available at http://open.coop/contact+us

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