Cooperation Resources

This document lists off-site project publications, external resources and video related to cooperation commons.

Project Publications

External Resources:

Video from The Literacy of Cooperation Lecture Series:

Best of Cooperation Lectures - key insights from each lecture (14 minutes, 11 MB)

  1. Howard Rheingold and Andrea Saveri (48 MB)Small version (24 MB)

    Howard Rheingold, a long-time student of online communities, places in historical context the emergence of increasingly powerful mechanisms for cooperation, and Andrea Saveri, Research Director at Institute for the Future, outlines the lecture series and where they intend it to go.

  2. Peter Kollock (137 MB);  Small version (62 MB)

    Peter Kollock, a professor of sociology at UCLA, lectures on strategies to avoid the social dilemmas posed by the tragedy of the commons and prisoner's dilemma situations.

  3. Paul Hartzog (184 MB);  Small version (62 MB)

    Paul Hartzog, who studies complexity theory and networked governance, lectures on institutions for collective action and the different approaches to the social dilemma, covering the story from Garrett Hardin to Elinor Ostrom.

  4. Peter Corning (117 MB);  Small version (40 MB)

    Peter Corning, Director for the Institute for the Study of Complex Systems, lectures on the role of synergies in natural selection and why Darwin didn't have a blind spot in understanding the value of cooperation.

  5. Jimmy Wales (201 MB);  Small version (69 MB)

    Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, lectures on how cooperation works at Wikipedia.

  6. Steven Weber (157 MB);  Small version (53 MB)

    Steven Weber, Director of the Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley and author of The Success of Open Source, lectures on how open and closed systems together will shape the future of property and business.

  7. Ross Mayfield (71 MB);  Small version (24 MB)

    Ross Mayfield, who blogs about markets and technology, lectures on emergent democracy, group forming networks, methods of pluralism, blogs, and wikis.

  8. Zack Rosen (64 MB);  Small version (22 MB)

    Zack Rosen lectures on his project CivicSpace, formerly DeanSpace, and the future of emergent democracy.

  9. Bernardo Huberman (118 MB);  Small version (40 MB)

    Bernardo Huberman, Director of the Information Dynamics Lab at Hewlett-Packard, lectures on collective intelligence and cooperative problem solving through prediction markets.