Late but not to late:
Edited videos of the Literacy of Cooperation lecture series
Technologies of Cooperation
from Stanford are now available. The lectures:
Howard Rheingold and Andrea Saveri
In this first lecture, Howard Rheingold places in historical context the emergence of increasingly powerful mechanisms for cooperation and Andrea Saveri outlines the project and where they intend it to go.
Peter Kollock lectures on strategies to avoid the social dilemma, covering the Tragedy of the Commons and Prisoner's Dilemma situations.
Paul Hartzog lectures on institutions for collective action and the different approaches to the social dilemma, covering the story from Garrett Hardin to Elinor Ostrom.
Peter Corning lectures on the role of synergies in natural selection and why Darwin didn't have a blind spot in understanding the value of cooperation.
Jimmy Wales lectures on how cooperation works at Wikipedia.
Steven Weber lectures on how open and closed systems together will shape the future of property and business.
Ross Mayfield lectures on emergent democracy, group forming networks, methods of pluralism, blogs, and wikis.
Zack Rosen lectures on his project CivicSpace, formerly DeanSpace, and the future of emergent democracy.
Bernardo Huberman lectures on collective intelligence and cooperative problem solving through prediction markets.
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posted by Howard Rheingold