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orchestration of credibilit
Howard Rheingold, 207 - lucidTranslucent, Jan 05, 2012. Regarding "The Wisdom of Crowds," I think prediction markets are a useful but limited tool. Unfortunately, people tend to use the term too broadly. In my chapter on collaboration literacies I break down the literacies into collective intelligence (nobody knows everything, everybody knows something, with the right architecture -- like Wikipedia -- we can make that work for us), virtual communities, social production, crowdsourcing. These are all different techniques for using "architectures of participation" to leverage self-interest into public goods.

Re: Net Smart: Introduction to fundamental social media literacies
Howard Rheingold, , Jan 04, 2012. Thanks for that fun illustration of naive beliefs, brainysmurf. Carole, please let me know the location of your literacies Pearltree and/or new eskills googlesite.

Net Smart: Introduction to fundamental social media literacies
Howard Rheingold, , Jan 03, 2012. One important step that people can take is to become more adept at five essential literacies for a world of mobile, social, and always-on media: attention, crap detection, participation, collaboration, and network know-how. The effects of these literacies can both empower the individuals who master them and improve the quality of the digital culture commons. Read full post