Let's Reclaim The Commons

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

Succinct, complete, and simply stated, Let's Reclaim The Commons covers all the commons where better management is called for, and explains why -- knowledge, environment, health, public spaces, Internet.

Looking At Social Media Ecologies

By SamuelRose, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

Los Alamos Lab: Collective Decision-Making Site

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

Daniel Steinbock's ever-interesting blog, mind mob, points to the site his colleagues at Los Alamos National Laboratory have created for all things related to collective decision-making:

Maptagging the Cooperation Landscape, an exercise in collective visual intelligence.

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

I invite our readers to help apply your collective wisdom to a project I've been working on for a long time, first by myself, then with Institute for the Future, and now with the Cooperation Commons. Help me put together two separate components that a number of people (Andrea Saveri and Kathi Vian foremost among them) have collaborated to create.

Mark Elliott on Stigmergic Collaboration

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

Cooperation Commons member Mark Elliott has published Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work, an impressively terse and lucid exploration of the connections between biological swarm intelligence and human intentional collaboration:

Microlending for the rest of us

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

In the latest Cool Tools, Kevin Kelly offers a number of options for individuals to get involved in microlending. Only a few of the options are listed in the excerpt here. See his site for more:

Mining Projects OnLine.

By Brian Ohanlon, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

MIT video "New Insights into Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship"

By Marc Dangeard, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

Beyond the technologies of cooperations, there is also the process and how these technologies are implemented to create successful results.

Mobile phones and job creation in Africa

By Howard Rheingold, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

(Thanks, Rich!)

Mobile Africa is an interesting resource for those who are tracking the impact of mobile phones in Africa. This post about the role of phones and job creation is of particular interest:

Monday lecture at Stanford: Online Dispute Resolution

By mikelove, 11 years 10 weeks ago.

If you are in Palo Alto tomorrow around lunch time, there is a free lecture at Stanford:

The Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society (CIS) and
The Stanford Law and Technology Association (SLATA) present

Online Dispute Resolution, Democracy and the EBay Experience

with

Colin Rule
Director of Online Dispute Resolution
eBay and PayPal
CIS Fellows

April 10, 2006
12:30-1:30 PM
Room 95
Stanford Law School
Open to All
Lunch Served

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