Howard Rheingold: Way-new collaboration

Transcript of Howard Rheingold’s TED-2005 talk about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media and collective action—and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group. As he points out, humans have been banding together to work collectively since our days of hunting mastodons.

Nieuwe zakelijke modellen voor de transitieperiode

Michel Bauwens tipte me gisteren op een artikel in [ 6 minutes business]: :Eindeloze groei in ons beperkt natuurlijk systeem is onmogelijk. Wij bevinden ons nu in een transitiefase waarin nieuwe peer-productiegemeenschappen zoeken naar ideale samenwerkingsvormen. En die zijn er in het internet, nu al, en ze hebben succes. Lees meer over [ Nieuwe zakelijke […]

Look what they do with P2P worms

Martijn van Steenbergen tipped me on The Storm Worm: Some key points: Storm is designed like an ant colony Rather than having all hosts communicate to a central server or set of servers, Storm uses a peer-to-peer network for C2. And even if a C2 node is taken down, the system doesn’t suffer. Like a […]

SixApart: Opening the Social Graph

[ SixApart: Opening the Social Graph]: :We think that the best way for you to manage your network is to stop thinking about all of the little pieces and to start focusing on the big picture: you and the people who matter to you. We think relationships mean more than email addresses or which service […]

SwarmOS Demonstrated at Idea Festival

[ SwarmOS Demonstrated at Idea Festival]: “PacoCheezdom writes ‘Intelligent Life has short summary of a demonstration by MIT professor James McLurkin of his new group-minded robots, which run an operating system called ‘Swarm OS’. The robots are able to work together as a group not by communicating with all members of the group at once, […]

Groovy Actors

[ ] Refreshed my link with Gerald “[ tensegrity]” de Jong, triggered by a blog entry from TED titled [ Creatures on the beach] from the Dutch sculptor Theo Jansen which instantly reminded me of Gerald’s [ Fluidiom] and [ Darwin at Home] projects. Gerald’s email signature also mentioned [ Groovy Actors]: :In a nutshell […]

Erlang distributed concurrent programming

A new programming language? Well, at least one I never heard of until today. It’s called [ Erlang] and one of the interesting aspects are that it eases ”’concurrent programming”’ and ”’distributed processes”’. Erlang is a programming language designed at the Ericsson Computer Science Laboratory. Open-source Erlang is being released to help encourage the spread […]

ZFS on a laptop

[ Eric Kustarz]’s excellent point in favour of using [ ZFS for your laptop] to create a ”’extremely reliable store for all your personal data”’. Sun Microsystems is really making a change here. Wish for ZFS to become abuntantly ubiquitous. Next: swap a disk a day with your friend to have a copy of your […]

Aloha: Emerce Co-Creation Update

Korte Emerce update: *Ongeveer 200 mensen *Hele goede lezingen van: **Roger Beekman en André Bouwman van ADK/60 layers of cake over open source. **Sander Dullaart van Favela Fabric over teruggeven van aandacht, vraaggestuurd aanbod. **Gert Hans Berghuis van Fabrique over drijfveren en zingeving voor co-creatie, samen met user generated value (i.t.t. user generated content). Ik […]