Mobile phones and job creation in Africa

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 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:

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

By Marc Dangeard, 7 years 29 weeks ago.

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

Mining Projects OnLine.

By Brian Ohanlon, 7 years 29 weeks ago.

Microlending for the rest of us

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 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:

Mark Elliott on Stigmergic Collaboration

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 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:

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

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 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.

Los Alamos Lab: Collective Decision-Making Site

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 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:

Newstrust launch today

By Marc Dangeard, 7 years 29 weeks ago.

Since this is definitely related to Cooperation in the News arena, and
I think it is a small revolution in how we can get access to better
news articles, I would like to mention this:

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We're happy to announce that NewsTrust just launched today. Check it
out now:
http://beta.newstrust.net/

Omidyar Network launches $50K team-based funding project

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 29 weeks ago.

OnTheCommons.org Resources

By SamuelRose, 7 years 29 weeks ago.

On The Commons is a great resource and blog for understanding what a "commons" is.

On The Commons defines a commons this way:

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