Technology is not community

Congratulations to Connie Crosby and Eden Spodek on launching a great new podcast, Community Divas.  The show explores the role and dynamics of community with an apparent focus on social media. Connie and Eden jumped off the ropes swinging by releasing a great...

Considering professional critics and bloggers

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” –Albert Einstein There’s a very interesting post on the Vulpes Libris blog (Feature: Fox in the City) which explores the difference between...

Open vs. closed system communities

Earlier today, Jeff Pulver asked the question “Where Have all the Comments Gone?” on his blog. I tend to comment on blogs in waves. It really depends on my availability to not only read the post, but the time and attention to comment in a way that...