Project Ideas

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  • Blogging and citizen media sites - global voices, spot.us, digg or slashdot, or a hyperlocal news organization
  • Facebook groups
  • Flickr groups
  • Bulletin boards, usenet groups, or 4chan
  • Education and tech organization – OLPC or Sugarlabs [or OpenEducation http://openeducation.ideascale.com/a/panel.do?id=7030]
  • E-government and public engagement; eg, fcc, open gov
  • A government transparency organization
  • An online political movement - moveon.org, online versions of the tea party
  • A gaming site, eg WoW
  • A community exchange site such couchsurfing.com
  • A music sharing site
  • A review and recommendation site such as yelp.com
  • Open knowledge consortium
  • Conservapedia -- now that we've spent so much time on Wikipedia -- lots of nice normative/governance questions here
  • The digital chicken problem on Second Life -- lots of trolls/vandals/identity questions

http://ignite.oreilly.com/2009/12/patrick-davison-and-the-plight-of-the-digital-chickens.html

  • ChatRoulette, whose founder just went live -- questions around anonymity/forced anonymity/site organization

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/chatroulettes-founder-17-introduces-himself/