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Actics: Evaluating the ethical standards of companies

By MichelBauwens, 11 years 23 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, 11 years 23 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, 11 years 23 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, 11 years 23 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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