Poll

Why are people secretly wary of sharing when it's used in marketing?

Marketing openness: Does sharing have a stigma?
Monica Potts has an interesting piece at The American Prospect about selling openness and the idea of sharing.Read more

What are you most likely to donate to first?

Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?
We've had an interesting conversation on how the open source movement relates to Occupy Wall Street . I recently saw a headline that Occupy Wall Street was able to raise $150,000 by mid-October and it got me thinking, would you be willing to donate money or time to the Occupy Wall Street movement?Read more

Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?

Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?
We've had an interesting conversation on how the open source movement relates to Occupy Wall Street . I recently saw a headline that Occupy Wall...Read more

What makes a new medium successful?

What makes a new medium successful?
If you missed Clay Shirky's Open Your World Forum Webcast last week, you may have missed his observation about how new forms of communication succeed...Read more

Is highly structured argumentation more important to human progress than finding so-called common ground?

What makes a new medium successful?
If you missed Clay Shirky's Open Your World Forum Webcast last week, you may have missed his observation about how new forms of communication succeed or fail. The initial uses of a new medium do not always fortell their ultimate importance.Read more

What does Occupy Wall St. have to do with open source?

Is Occupy Wall St. really an "open source protest?"
If you do a google search of "Occupy Wall St."+"open source," you'll find a lot of interesting reading. While there is some discussion of the technology and techniques used by the protestors, there is far more philosophizing about the open, leaderless, amorphous nature of the protests and the "forks and innovations" that the movement counts on for momentum.Read more

Is Occupy Wall St. really an "open source protest?"

Is Occupy Wall St. really an "open source protest?"
If you do a google search of "Occupy Wall St."+"open source," you'll find a lot of interesting reading. While there is some discussion of the...Read more

Poll: Who should pay for free wifi?

Poll: Who should pay for free wifi?
In a previous poll, we asked if you thought every major city or airport should have free wifi . The results are mixed, but in favor of someRead more