Haque says that “context” is what most users generate and that content remains an area for professionals or at least the well-known amateurs. The rest of us just add context to what is flowing from the main information nodes.
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Contrary to its popular portrayal as anarchy, the Internet is actually managed, though not by a manager in the traditional sense of the word. This paper explains how the decentralized Internet is coordinated into a unified system.
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This research surveys 688 people associated with non–profit organizations in the United States to better understand their perceptions and uses of the Internet as a tool for social change.
An open source mapping project; not yet a real alternative to google or yahoo maps, but slowly getting there…
David Bollier gave a great speech in April about commons-based value creation and what public authorities could do to stimulate it, by focusing on a fourfold strategy framework.
YeeYan is a community that discovers and translates global contents into different languages.
The Rise of Participatory Culture and the Emerging Church
What makes these cells so interesting is that they are activated both when we perform a certain action—such as smiling or reaching for a cup—and when we observe someone else performing that same action
A social media strategy is a long term plan utilizing all of the resources at hand using two way social tools. Cisco, Sun etc. interesting slideshows with their strategies…
Where the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working
Honderden bedrijven, organisaties, bekende en minder bekende Nederlanders en ministeries plaatsen hun handtekening onder het Akkoord van Schokland.
The MDG Monitor shows how countries are progressing in their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
an interesting new way to create music videos by Radiohead…
as the proliferation of social media platforms grow, participating can turn into little more than a giant time suck without some sort of structure behind it. We’ve put together a 5 step plan for kickstarting your company’s social media participation:
All Things Reconsidered is a collection of articles, thoughts, and provocations from both the JustMeans Team as well as the top leaders and thinkers in social responsibility.
Pachube (pronounced “patch bay”) is a web service available at http://www.pachube.com that enables people to tag and share real time sensor data from objects, devices and spaces around the world.
Great site that fits well with his book I’m reading “Authentic Happiness”