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Origin Protocol
Interesting concept of smart contract based distributed marketplaces, in the vein of AirBnB, Uber, and Stripe (as distributed exchanges are functionally similar)
blockchain  ethereum  cryptocurrency  economy  dapp  sharing  decentralization  gigeconomy  protocol  sharingeconomy  distributed  marketplace 
october 2018 by asteroza
Grabb-It Labs - Your Brand, Everywhere
Sticking displays in your windows to turn your gig economy car into a rolling billboard. Though for that to actually work well, don't you need truck sized displays (which one can see periodically roaming in Tokyo)
gig  economy  car  side  window  advertising  display  service  automotive  technology 
august 2018 by asteroza
ikkai - An online platform connecting students to communities
So gig economy job board for short tasks, aimed at japanese students to build up recorded skillsets and potentially internships
japan  student  gig  economy  task  service  internship 
july 2018 by asteroza
Hire Now. Work Now. | Coople
Wow, this feels like something straight out of "Mana" and "Zero Hour", that race to the bottom gig economy serf life coming at you at full force. Download your RetailWarrior app now!
short  term  ondemand  employment  temp  staffing  service  agency  gig  economy  Delicious 
november 2016 by asteroza
Interesting bike share service, but this appears to use a rear wheel imobilizer type lock, and not particularly strong to boot.
sharing  economy  bike  bicycle  service  bluetooth  lock  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
october 2015 by asteroza
Shinkeiren, a new business promotion group, promoting "new economy" companies and their interests. Started by Rakuten's Mikitani, because he was fed up with Keidanren protecting too much of the old economy stalwarts. Rakuten originally the old money representing Keidanren for a little bit, but he left after they pulled the wagons together to protect electric utilities in the aftermath of the Fukushima meltdowns.
shinkeiren  organization  advocacy  business  economy  new  japan  JANE  Delicious 
october 2012 by asteroza
Panasonic Sees Japan Share of Solar Sales Jump on Tariff - Bloomberg
Wow, that's a big feed-in tariff. Now is this actually a subsidy to support a flagging semiconductor industry, or the real deal? Real if similar high end feed-in tariff for other types of renewables, otherwise, it's fluff pork for NEC/Toshiba/Panasonic/Sharp/Kyocera/any other big zaibatsu...
japan  solar  PV  feedin  tariff  feed-in  FIT  renewable  green  energy  economy  economics  utility  industry  grid  Delicious 
june 2012 by asteroza
ORBIS - The Stanford Geopatial Network Model of the Roman World
Wow, a neat model of the Roman empire in terms of transportation/communication costing models, giving a more realistic feeling of how the empire operated, rather than the more clinical and unattached distance model.
geospatial  transportation  map  archaeology  history  modeling  model  economic  economy  anthropology  network  communication  travel  empire  roman  Delicious 
may 2012 by asteroza

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