- Illicit "market for trust" on eBay: paper from Berkeley
Attack listings had a Buy-It-Now option and a price of 1 penny: seller loses 29 cents to eBay. The goal is to get 1 positive feedback (actually paid 29 cents) and then use the good reputation in profitable markets (cars, lands). This is a trust metric att
- unconference the book
This book is a collaborative project. It aims to pick the best minds around the word from people who have helped organize unconferences or attended one. It’s a book entirely authored on a wiki. The book welcomes your participation. Think of this book l
- Center for Adventure Economics – CouchSurfing Wiki
Great thinkers here! Join in, we rock! From CouchSurfing Wiki: "We coin the term adventure economy to refer to a gift economy that is pay-forward, in-person, global and among strangers. In any economy, there are challenges in allocating resources effectiv
- Social whitelisting with OpenID
Super Interesting post (and comments!) on a super interesting blog! "This is really layering a trust system on top of OpenID."
- Social whitelisting with OpenID… (plasticbag.org)
I trust Jason and Techcrunch and GigaOM along with Matt Biddulph and Paul Hammond and Caterina Fake and about a thousand other people online. So why shouldn’t I trust their decisions? If they think someone is worth trusting then I can trust them too. Some
- Smart Mobs – Bibliography
A bit outdated bibliography for chapter "The Evolution of Reputation" of the book "Smart Mobs"
- History of BeVolunteer – Bevolunteerswiki
HospitalityClub has huge problems of transparency: no legal status, no democratic decision process, no transparency about finances, not allowed to criticize or suggest in forums, censorship. Some volunteers started another hospitality network, BeWelcome