Re: Where to now?
- On Nov 19, 2012, at 1:58 PM, Klaus Stock wrote:
>>> We need a black swan.Perhaps the patent equivalen of GPL?
>> Maybe we already have it. The wiki model is working for editing
>> wikipedias (not only _the_ Wikipedia, but many other clones, parodies,
>> porn sites or just silly stuff), It began with IMDB and if they hadn't
>> been such stupid jerks IMDB would have turned itself into what
>> Wikipedia became.
>> Why can't we apply the wiki idea to _engineering_?
Because the answer to "why can't we apply the wiki idea to publishing information?" was "copyrights and licenses" until GPL became a viable solution ..
- On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Kevin O'Brien <zwilnik@...> wrote:
> I also note in passing that a study done a few years agoWould you be referring to the study published by Bauman and Rose in 2011?
> about charitable giving found that economists were the stingiest group in
> the study, which I found not at all surprising.