RootsCamp: Civic Engagement Un-Conference

By SamuelRose, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

Chris Messina writes:

I'd like to welcome RootsCamp to the BarCamp family. This is an idea that's been pioneered of Zack Exley (zackexley.com) and Nica Lorber that I think you all should take a look at:

Sellaband and Musical Innovation

By SamuelRose, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

Seminar on Benkler's Wealth of Networks

By Howard Rheingold, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

(Via boingboing)

I'm about 85% through the book. It's important. This seminar adds value:

Small World Effects, Keystone Strategies and Cooperation.

By Brian Ohanlon, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

Some good points made by David Ramos here: But I disagree with this:


"Apple was, and still is, a hardware company."

Snapshot of www.cooperationcommons.org visits

By mikelove, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

Thought it was interesting to see where our visits are coming from:

social capital and microlending

By Jordan Kraemer, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

The 16 Decisions of Grameen Bank illustrate the social dimensions of micro-lending, suggesting how social capital can be tied to economic capital:

The 16 Decisions of Grameen Bank

Social escrow

By R Ford Denison, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

Many worthwhile projects become possible only when the number of people willing to participate (or the total amount of work they are willing to do, or the total amount of money they are willing to donate) crosses some threshold. For example, a third party might attract more support by refraining from running candidates that would take votes away from "the lesser of two evils"... UNTIL they have enough votes to actually win.

Social Silicon Valleys: Social Innovation Manifesto

By Howard Rheingold, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

(Via Doors of Perception)

Social Innovation has published a "manifesto for social innovation," Social Silicon Valleys (PDF), that's definitely worth reading:

Spectrum of Cooperation to Competition in Board Games

By Peter Rothman, 8 years 50 weeks ago.

From BoardGameGeek, a nice review of a variety of board games detailing the balance between cooperative and competive play elements, and describing some different types of cooperative elements. Spectrum of Cooperation to Competition in Board Games