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Wikipedia: experts are us

http://mondediplo.com

"Wikipedia’s egalitarian ethic and cooperative process have led to accusations that ‘verifiability’ is replacing accuracy. But expertise is alive and well on the online encyclopaedia – as long as you know where to look..."

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Network Civilization: Peer-to-Peer and the Rise of Green Capitalism

http://freeknowledge.eu

"Just as the three quarters of oil engineers now agree that Peak Oil is in sight within the next decade (after that, oil production can only decline), can we also posit that we may have reached a moment of Peak Hierarchy, a moment in history in which it is no longer large centralized organizations that are most efficient or productive, but rather those that are organized as distributed networks an

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Eric Hunting on the historical origins of peer to peer architecture

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"...I think the P2P movement is rediscovering something that has existed as a fundamental aspect of true communities since the origin of civilization but which western culture lost the memory of over the Industrial Age as it systematically disrupted or destroyed traditional communities in favor of new macro-communities, reducing human beings to economic units and cultivating a mass sociopathy..."

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How do peer productions and free content work out?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Over at Sphere of Networks, I published a text that tries to give a simple overview of the workings of information production in the age of the internet, covering everything from free software to free culture.

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