Dot activism

One of the most remarkable, unexpected developments of the Internet has been the explosive growth of Wikipedia. At first glance, the Wikipedia concept — that thousands upon thousands of volunteers working with little central supervision can create a huge databank of accurate information — seems untenable….Can progressives make this power of networked volunteers work for us? Some are already trying.

Read Armchair Activism That Works from Alternet.  Previously from WNM: Online activism reaching its potential and Building the global village from the ground up

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Filed under A Culture of Participation, A democratic medium?, Networks, Technology, our Mirror, The Politics of New Media, User generated content, Virtual Communities, Wiki

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