Archive for April, 2006

Reputation: the growing importance of trust in our digital world

Saturday, April 29th, 2006Rob Hof in his article Are online reputations portable? opens up the debate For years, both sellers and buyers on eBay have bellyached about not being able to carry their reputations--the feedback ratings they get from each other ...

The Maths of Group Forming Networks

Saturday, April 29th, 2006In his article Weapon of Math Destruction David P. Reed says Conventional wisdom is that a remarkably powerful effect known as Metcalfe's Law is driving the growth of the Internet. The law says that the value ...

Taking the long view

Saturday, April 29th, 2006The Long Now Foundation says The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996* to develop the Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long term cultural institution. The Long Now Foundation ...

The Long Now

Saturday, April 29th, 2006The Long Now Foundation says The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996* to develop the Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long term cultural institution. The Long Now Foundation ...

More on MySpace

Monday, April 24th, 2006Via Therepublic.com These activities are exploring the nature of identity, establishing peer networks and making a public sphere of influence

The battle for my(voice)space

Thursday, April 20th, 2006Musings on myspaceThis post below on myspace is interesting for a variety of reasons. After my initial excitement about Rupes buying myspace, and extolling the virtues of buying the holes in the digital cheese.I stopped and wondered if ...

Site hopes to be Wikipedia of travel world

Thursday, April 20th, 2006From the San Francisco Chronicle Because most travel guidebooks are out of date before they hit the bookstore shelves, TripAdvisor.com of Needham, Mass., has started a guidebook-like service that will be written and edited anonymously by the Web ...

Building a community around a French detective novelist

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006I came across an interesting blog today.There was a famous French writer known simply as Exbrayat. He invented the genre of the humorous detective novel and wrote more than 100 books (plus several plays and films), on which his ...

82ASK and Community-led mobile search Innovation

Thursday, April 13th, 2006In a recent post I looked at some very relevant research around peer production and also the shift from push economic models to pull economic models.My belief is that Pull platforms harness the passion, commitment and desire to learn ...

Online gamer punished with virtual crucifixion

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006What an amazing event. The bad guy in an MMROPG, gets crucified by the virtual community , because he is not playing by the rules.Good job nobody knows where he lives. :-)The report goes Banning online players for ...

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