Extension:SocialProfile – MediaWiki
The following package of extensions will incorporate a social profile, user board, and basic profile information into MediaWiki, specifically Avatars, Friending, Foeing, User Board, Board Blast, and basic Profile Information. The package also notifies use
Wikis Home – wikis.sun.com
An example of openess and transparency from a corporation. Sun Wiki. This is where contributors inside and outside of Sun Microsystems can share information with each other, and with the world.
OpenSpime Â» ETech presentation (video and slides)
David Orban’s presentation of OpenSpime at Etech (video and slides). Sterling: "These guys are a tech start-up from Torino who chose to name themselves â€œOpenSpime.â€ Theyâ€™re into ubiquitous computation in the service of sustainability"
Infrastructure for an open Internet of Things. From Italian minds! "Bruce Sterling suggested the creation of a new type of technological device, called "spime", that through pervasive RFID communications and GPS navigation can track its history and intera
Rethinking Recommendation Engines – ReadWriteWeb
In this post we argue that the improvement in recommendation engines is not an algorithmic problem, but rather a presentation issue. Respinning recommendations as filters and delivering them without setting high expectations is more likely to yield progre
Social Innovation Camp Â» Welcome
What happens when you get a bunch of software developers and social innovators together, give them a set of social problems and only 48 hours to solve them? 4th April 2008 – London
Scientists shun Web 2.0 | The Register
A panel of science web publishers said scientists had consistently shunned wikis, tagging, and social networks, and have even proven reticent to leave comments on web pages.
Crowdsourcing – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crowdsourcing is a neologism for the act of taking a task traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people, in the form of an open call.
Citizen science – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search Citizen science is a term used for a project or ongoing program of scientific work in which a network of volunteers, many of whom may have no specific scientific training, perform or manage research-related tasks such as o