"When a speaker died, he would mark out their name with a red pen to show a sense of urgency. After a while, he was told to take it down, because it started looking like a hit list."
@snurb I'm also used to seeing my social graph already filled out. Here I'm mostly following interesting strangers.
@benwerd This was what Diaspora was doing with "aspects," wasn't it?
Really a wonderful interview between two brilliant people: Henrik Chulu asks @ingrid about journalism, art, technology, and magic https://medium.com/techfestival-2018/technology-stories-should-not-be-about-the-technologies-35aa69522948
My hotel wifi is apparently blocking the entire country of Belgium. I know, it's #Belgium, but still.
Friends, we're finally ready for you. Over some months now, I've had the pleasure of supporting co-op entrepreneur Greg Brodsky in the development of a new kind of accelerator just for co-ops.
Start.coop is officially open for applications for the inaugural class. If you know someone who would be interested in applying for $10,000 in cash plus mentorship, they can learn more here: https://start.coop/press-releases/
Excited to share this new blog post on my research: https://blog.communitydata.cc/revisiting-the-rise-and-decline/
The pool of active contributors to Wikipedia started declining in 2007. Researchers blamed a calcifying bureaucracy and hostility to newcomers. Are these problems in other wiki communities too? Could there be a deeper reason why these dynamics emerge?
I replicated Halfaker et al 2013's analysis of 'The rise and decline.' The dynamics observed in Wikipedia appear to reoccur again and again in many wiki communities.
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We're looking for partnering universities and instructors to collaboratively build lessons with our team.
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@rustyk5 What was the navelgazing section of k5 called? Was it just "meta"?
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