Links tagged with “community”
Shirky: A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy
Clay’s 2003 ETech talk about online communities is still a good read.
The Death of Reddit | Chuq Von Rospach • Writing & Commentary
I haven’t read many of the recent pieces about Reddit, but this is a good one about where Reddit went wrong and why it’s unsalvageable.
LocalWiki - The open-content, open-source effort to share the world’s local knowledge
This looks very nice. Open source, nicely designed, good idea. (via @mala)
Infovore » A quick guide to Inspector Spacetime
A lovely account of an amazing runaway myth created by fans out of a single throwaway joke in an episode of ‘Community’.
BuddyPress » About BuddyPress
“The idea of BuddyPress is to take a standard vanilla installation of WordPress MU and turn it into something that represents more of a community building tool, or niche social network.” (via Oblomovka)