https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/10/16/crowdsourcing-fallacy/ "next time you have a problem and want to 'add some crowd to it', at least consider the people, ideology, task, mission, platform, journey, adaptations, mores, resiliency, motivators, barriers to entry, prerequisites, distractions, competitors, and core users."
http://docs.racket-lang.org/pollen/index.html HT: @twoodwar "Because digital books are software, an author shouldn’t think of a book as merely data. The book is a program. The way we make digital books better than their predecessors is by exploiting this programmability."
https://words.werd.io/tear-down-the-new-institutions-91516b868a2c via: @benwerd "There has never been a clearer argument for building new kinds of platforms that have all the virality and human beauty of social media, but protect society from being gamed. Technologists, artists, journalists, academics, open source activists and sociologists need to come together to build something new — or better yet, lots of new things."