- Academic Productivity Â» Soft peer review? Social software and distributed scientific evaluation
Although I donâ€™t think social software will ever replace hard evaluation processes such as traditional peer review, I suspect soft evaluation systems (as those made possible by social software) will soon take over in terms of efficiency and scalability.
- Open Source Life: How the open movement will change everything – lifehack.org
The open-source concept doesnâ€™t have to just apply to software. It can apply to anything in life, any area where information is currently in the hands of few instead of many. Some examples but I’m more interested in money (think Ripple).
- visualcomplexity.com | Segoland
Segoland is a visual representation of 1054 local blogs that supported the 2007 French presidential candidate, Segolene Royal. It displays an intricate network of sites, divided by political party and geographically placed throughout France.
- Lawrence Lessig – Required Reading: the next 10 years
Lessig could have kept being the star of the free culture movement for ever but decided 10 years are enough and is time to start with a new challenge, from scratch: fix "corruption of the political process". I’m speechless and admiring.