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Universal Network of Encyclopedias

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How and Why to Use Neutral Standards to Build the Encyclosphere and Other Decentralized Networks.

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What is the Encyclosphere?

Imagine all the encyclopedias in the world, connected into one decentralized network, the way all the blogs are loosely connected. You've heard of the blogosphere; now, we’re building an encyclosphere.

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"No small group of elites deserves the power to declare what is known for all of us."

Dr. Larry Sanger

Co-Founder of Wikipedia & Founder/Chairman of the Knowledge Standards Foundation

What is the Knowledge Standards Foundation?

A global group of volunteers creating the standards and tools for the future encyclosphere. We’re making a network, not an app.

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We need developers, designers, writers, editors, thinkers, marketers, promoters and fundraisers—if you can imagine a role being useful to kick-starting a network, we need that. Join us by coding, blogging, and more.

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Guest post: Protocol Areas

The goal of KSF is to provide protocols for online encyclopedias. Top-level, this means How to publish an article How to read a published article How to search published articles How to apply a rating of some kind to an article Some of this is at the level of transports — how articles are moved… Continue reading Guest post: Protocol Areas