Small World Effects, Keystone Strategies and Cooperation.

By Brian Ohanlon, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

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


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

Seminar on Benkler's Wealth of Networks

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

(Via boingboing)

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

Sellaband and Musical Innovation

By SamuelRose, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

RootsCamp: Civic Engagement Un-Conference

By SamuelRose, 7 years 32 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:

Ripple monetary system -- trust based, social network mediated lending system

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

Browsing the cooperation tag on del.icio.us often yields juicy goodies like Ripple, a sharing economy service enabled by online technologies of cooperation. Here is an excerpt from the Wikipedia entry for Ripple monetary system

Resource center for cooperation-related material (bilingual, Francais/English)

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

Jérôme Delacroix has started a resource center for cooperation-related materials:

Centre de ressources

Sur cette page, listées en vrac avant meilleure classification, quelques ressources recommandées par Coopératique :

Social escrow

By R Ford Denison, 7 years 32 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, 7 years 32 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, 7 years 32 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

Swarm intelligence applied to intelligent autos?

By Howard Rheingold, 7 years 32 weeks ago.

(Via IFTF's Future Now)

Caltech Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering is attempting to apply swarm intelligence principles to problems of building automated vehicles/highways:

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