The Encyclosphere: A Technical Proposal

In this post, I want to break down the basic technology of the Encyclosphere—but bear in mind this is more of a proposal for review than a finished concept. Bear also in mind that “Introducing the Encyclosphere” is a better source for general reflections about the Encyclosphere and how the Knowledge Standards Foundation will help… Continue reading The Encyclosphere: A Technical Proposal

Introductions

From Patrick Durusau— Quick post to say hello! Most relevant background, standards editing ISO 26300 OpenDocument Format (ODF TC at OASIS, https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=office), ISO 13250-5 Topic Maps – Reference Model, OASIS Technical Advisory Board (TAB, review of work products). Topic maps enable the collocation of information about a subject, a collocation that is discoverable by distinct… Continue reading Introductions

Guest post: The impossibility of ratings and necessity of addressing Psychological Incentives

100% on board with this mission, which is very close to my heart. 1. Regarding ratings All ratings are manipulated. In 2015, Reddit accidentally revealed its users are being manipulated. The #1 entry under “Most Addicted Cities” on this now-deleted blog post is Eglin Air Force Base, a major hub for domestic propaganda and online… Continue reading Guest post: The impossibility of ratings and necessity of addressing Psychological Incentives