Archive for June, 2004

IT, sixties and global civil society

Monday, June 21st, 2004

“The information technology revolution has important roots in the sixties’ counterculture. It was triggered by a dramatic technological development — a shift from data storage and processing in large, isolated machines to the interactive use of microcomputers and the sharing of computer power in electronic networks. This shift was spearheaded by young technology enthusiasts who embraced many aspects of the counterculture, which was still very much alive at that time. ”

Fritjof wrote down these words with quite remarkable confidence.

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Business model for blogging

Monday, June 21st, 2004

Gayle sent this to you a while ago.

“Technorati, a San Francisco research company, says there are about 2.5 million blogs, with 10,000 being created each day.

The Pew Research Center estimates that between 2 and 7 percent of adult Internet users write a blog, and 11 percent visit blogs. ”

Right place to live

Sunday, June 20th, 2004

When your Real Estate agent not only read the same book you did and also knows the author who lives in the same area, you know you are in the right place to live.

Here is what the author, Fritjof Capra wrote about this :
the system of shared values and beliefs creates an identity among the members of the social network, based on a sense of belonging.

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Power to the Edge

Sunday, June 20th, 2004

This is a new book by David Alberts and Richard Hayes. It is called “Power to the Edge : Command and Control in the Information Age ”

A efriend pointed it to your way. Doug Simpson has bloged it a while ago.

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Social Media List

Saturday, June 19th, 2004

Mary had a “social media” list. It is a useful starting point.

网络的特性

Saturday, June 19th, 2004

Reed谈过“终端对终端”,Isen谈过“愚蠢的网路”。

Cooperation lingual

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

This is just some keywords from IFTF’s conference last time:

synchrony, symbiosis, group selection, catalysis, collective action, collective intelligence, and the maintenance of a commons.

structure, rules, resources, thresholds, feedback, memory, and identity.

深圳-丹麦?

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

五月的这期《书城》里有一篇《通往天堂的最后那一段路程》。作者虚托的白求恩大夫在回忆他的父亲:
“他带领着我们庞大的家族从一个国家走到另一个国家,他总是在寻找一种新的语言、一种他听不懂的语言。生活在使用那种语言的人们的周围,他才有活下去的兴致。”

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Dreyer’s Cafe

Tuesday, June 15th, 2004

dreyer's
德国妈妈和女儿又出现了。

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List of socialwares

Monday, June 14th, 2004

How many social sofeware are there? Here is a list to start with:

1,Instant Messaging
2,Online Social Networks
3,Reputation Brokers
4,WIKIs

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