Because of my lecture tour, I could not keep up with the weekly links recommendations, so here’s a monthly overview instead:
P2P Business and Economics
Contrasts 2 different type of currencies: local and time-banks.
Who owns your content? Does the video-sharing service support sharing? Is the video-sharing
service making money from your work? If so, are they sharing it with you?
Original at http://onthecommons.org/node/723
You should read John Clippinger’s essay “Identity, Reputation and Social Currency,” to understand where reputation-based systems are today.
The application of mass participation or Crowdsourcing to help recognize people, objects, or places.
P2P Education and Learning
Internet Pedagogy – a Net Pedagogy Portal
The Net Pedagogy Portal is a resource whose purpose is to increase understanding, knowledge, and awareness of the changing landscape of teaching and learning online.
Ross Dawson interviewed for a podcast today by the enormously energetic Sanjana Hattotuwa, for his ICT for Peacebuilding blog
Wiley::Brave New War: The Next Stage of Terrorism and the End of Globalization
What’s the solution against networked terrorism? What Robb refers to as deep resilience. We need to make our economic and communication systems more decentralized. If we can’t stop an attack in advance, we can mitigate it.
Moises Naim, the editor of Foreign Policy Magazine, has an excellent new book called Illicit on the rise of global smuggling networks. It’s a must read.
a round-up of the videos from the recent e-democracy 06 conference
Mute magazine – Culture and politics after the net
Soenke Zehle reviews two recent books, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health and Challenging the Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry
Acoustic Energy Wi-Fi Internet Radio
There are thousands of Internet radio stations broadcasting all over the globe, and the AE Wi-Fi
Radio is one of the first radios that can access all of these stations from anywhere you have a wireless broadband Internet connection