Tag Archives: Wikileaks

Twitter Predictions: the future is just 140 characters away

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

Consider Twitter: 200 million users, 7 languages, 1 billion tweets a week. Since it was founded in 2006, the site has been hyped, ridiculed, subpoenaed (by the U.S government no less) and accused of starting revolutions. From Lady Gaga to the Pope , everybody tweets.

For a Web 2.0 giant, Twitter’s functionality is surprisingly basic. But (like Ikea furniture and …

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Can you crowdsource Christmas?

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… is a great book on the creative potential of human-computer interaction. In these heady days of Wikileaks, it’s easy to forget the wiki that started it all: Good Faith Collaboration is a brilliant reminder of the power and extraordinary achievements of Wikipedia – the original and best.


Although there have been several food companies crowdsourcing this year, none, as far as I know, have managed to genetically modify turkey or create a better plum pudding (fingers crossed for …

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