The Journal of Peer Production - New perspectives on the implications of peer production for social change New perspectives on the implications of peer production for social change
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15 Nov

CfP JoPP special issue #11: CITY – abstracts due 31 January 2017

Editors: Penny Travlou, Nicholas Anastasopoulos, Panayotis Antoniadis Call for papers One of the welfare state’s key jurisdictions was to tend to housing and public space in benevolent ways. However, under the neoliberal dogma, commodification and gentrification threatens both the right to housing and the right to the city while in

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04 Jun

Peer production and work

Editors: Mathieu O’Neil (University of Canberra), Stefano Zacchiroli (University Paris Diderot) The rise in the usage and delivery capacity of the Internet in the 1990s has led to the development of massively distributed online projects where self-governing volunteers collaboratively produce public goods. Notable examples include Free and Open Source Software

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21 Mar

Announcing En Defensa del Software Libre Nr. 2

Two articles from the Journal of Peer Production have been translated and published in En Defensa del Software Libre Nr. 2, available in hardcopy as well as in epub for ebook readers and in pdf for self-printing. This issue is dedicated to peer production, or how free software’s mode of

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08 Dec

Alternative Internets

Editors: Félix Tréguer (ISCC-CNRS), Panayotis Antoniadis (NetHood), Johan Söderberg (Göteborgs Universitet) States are attempting to consolidate their control over the Internet, turning it into an instrument for minute surveillance, whilst a handful of tech-corporations seek to use it as a means to manipulate human behaviour toward their own objectives and

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17 Jul

Feminism and (Un)Hacking

Editors: Shaowen Bardzell, Lilly Nguyen, Sophie Toupin There has been a recent growth in interest in feminist approaches to practices like hacking, tinkering, geeking and making. What started off as an interest in furthering representations of women in the technical fields of computer science and engineering, often along the lines

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