Wikis and Community

Shelley Powers started a Wiki last year that I thought had a terrific concept behind it. The effort never really took off and it has been beset by spamers and vandals. She shares some thoughts: Lesson Two learned: One backup is not enough. Lesson One learned: wikis updated by the general public only work if […]

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Salon inching towards profitablilty?

Big news if true from Wired – “Salon’s Balancing Act”. More at Philly Future on two related Jeff Jarvis posts in which he defines the news editor “of the future” (hint – it’s already here!) and of possible business models to support news reporting. Relevant quote from Wired article: …whether there is a subscription requirement […]

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Did you know that…

Philadelphia has become a model for sheltering the homeless (Rocky Mountain News)? No? Neither did I. This is a terrific story that should be passed around. Discussion at Philly Future.

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