Distributed production comes to one of the most hide-bound agencies in government: the State Department.
The US Patent Office is launching a wiki to help review patent applications: they will not only post the applications, they will “use a rating system designed to push the most respected comments to the top,” a la Digg.com. It’s a pilot project — and companies will have to agree to have their application reviewed […]
After finding BlogHer, I discovered a speaker’s wiki. From there, I stumbled onto The New PR Wiki, which is a three-month old project that seeks to be “a collaboration tool for PR professionals and people interested in the practice of public relations.” Wikidom seems to have gone mainstream now that it’s WYSIWYG!
Today, the LA times published a point-counterpoint wiki associated with its op-ed pages. The first entries support or oppose an editorial, “War and Consequences,” critical of America’s Iraqi policy. I believe this is the first newspaper site to launch a wiki for reader collaboration.
Yesterday I posted my first entry at Wikipedia on Brian J. Williams, a presumed expert on electronic voting technologies. I’m posting the first cut here with its links to external resources embedded. Hopefully anyone who knows more about him will comment here or update the Wiki entry.