- Clive Thompson in Praise of Online Obscurity | Magazine
Maybe we should be designing tools that reward obscurity — that encourage us to remain in the shadows. Or what if they warned us when our social circles became unsustainably large? Sure, we’d be connected with fewer people, but we’d be communicating with them, and not just talking at them.
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- Bloug: Site search best practices
Good tips on creating a great search page.
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- KrazyDad » Blog Archive » Mayor of the North Pole
Quote: "More generally, I think the combination of a poorly moderated and insecure folksonomy with incentives (e.g. badges, mayorships, free meals, etc.) is a fragile one. The greater the incentives, the greater the motivation for cheating. "
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