By paulbhartzog, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Phantom Captain: researching art and crowdsourcing

By Andrea Grover, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

I'm curating an exhibition on Art and Crowdsourcing for Apex Art, NY, and would love to hear suggestions for artworks that rely exclusively on "user-generated content." I've pasted a description of the exhibition below.

Phantom Captain: Art and Crowdsourcing
Curated by Andrea Grover
Apex Art, New York
October 18 - November 25

Pledgebank, an online cooperation enabler

By Howard Rheingold, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Pledgebank is a technology of cooperation that leverages the Internet's capability of connecting like-minded strangers: people can organize any kind of activity by pledging to do something if and only if a specified number of people join them:

Pledgebank: global mentoring challenge

By Howard Rheingold, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Pledgebank is a great example of a technology of cooperation -- you can pledge to do something (usually, some kind of contribution to public goods) if and only if a specified number of other people agree to join you. Lucy Hooberman asked for 250 people to join her in mentoring people in the developing world. At last count, she had been joined by 350 others. It's not too late to join!

Prosper: online lending

By mikelove, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

The post about Pledgebank reminded me of Prosper which I heard about through Andrew Martinez-Fonts at the first Stirr event. Prosper is an "online marketplace for people-to-people lending."

Prospero – A "Visual Commons" Framework for Community-Aware Public Displays

By paulbhartzog, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Prospero is an infrastructure to enable public displays to reflect evolving public participation.

The objectives of the Prospero project arise from two primary motivations: one descriptive, the other normative. First, technologies that foster cooperation enhance our relationship to our surroundings. Many of these technologies incorporate user feedback in real-time.

Remember Lateral Thinking?

By Brian Ohanlon, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

"If changes in one small area are too quickly communicated across a system as a whole, they would tend to be dampened out. New and dissenting ideas need time to accumulate evidence and argument."

Ilya Prigogine, winner of a nobel prize for chemistry.

Research on Wikipedia authorship

By Howard Rheingold, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Resource center for cooperation-related material (bilingual, Francais/English)

By Howard Rheingold, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Jérôme Delacroix has started a resource center for cooperation-related materials:

Centre de ressources

Sur cette page, listées en vrac avant meilleure classification, quelques ressources recommandées par Coopératique :

Ripple monetary system -- trust based, social network mediated lending system

By Howard Rheingold, 12 years 38 weeks ago.

Browsing the cooperation tag on often yields juicy goodies like Ripple, a sharing economy service enabled by online technologies of cooperation. Here is an excerpt from the Wikipedia entry for Ripple monetary system

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