<CPOV> New book "The Digital Potlatch"
jfelipe at libresoft.es
Fri Sep 23 23:21:26 CEST 2011
On Miércoles, 21 de Septiembre de 2011 01:59:00 nathaniel tkacz escribió:
> hi felipe - congratulations! i see on your blog that the book is just in
> spanish for the time being. do you have any concrete plans to translate it?
Not any concrete plan, but we both want to carry out this sooner or later,
since we also acknowledge that there is a broad audience that reads English.
> alternatively, you might consider writing a summary essay of the book in
> english. i'm sure many people are interested.
Yes, that's also planned. Unfortunately, this month has been crazy with all
preparation for WikiSym. I'll let you know when I eventually publish it.
> Nate Tkacz
> ARC Research Associate
> Genealogies of Digital Light
> The University of Melbourne
> Site: http://www.digital-light.net.au/
> PhD Candidate
> School of Culture and Communication
> The University of Melbourne
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/__nate__
> Research Page: http://nathanieltkacz.net
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 1:31 AM, Felipe Ortega <jfelipe at libresoft.es> wrote:
> > Hi CPOViewers.
> > I hope this message is not considered as blatant self-promo. I just think
> > it
> > could be of interest for some of you.
> > I've just published a new book about Wikipedia, with Joaquín Rodríguez
> > (vice-
> > dean of EOI, and PhD. in Social Anthropology).
> > The title is "El Potlatch Digital: Wikipedia y el Triunfo del Procomún y
> > el Conocimiento Compartido", which translates (approx.) to: "The Digital
> > Potlatch: Wikipedia and the Triumph of Commons and Shared Knowledge".
> > The book is an interesting exercise of mixing a sociological and
> > qualitative
> > perspective (from Joaquín) with an empirical and quantitative approach
> > (my own) to further investigate the motivations driving the work of
> > Wikipedia editors. The book borrows the well-known case (in Social
> > Sciences) of the Native American "Potlatch" to illustrate the importance
> > of meritocracy and effort recognition in the editorial process.
> > You can fin additional info in this post:
> > http://blog.felipeortega.net/?p=304&preview=true
> > Unfortunately, I know that many of you can't read Spanish. The book has
> > been
> > written in Spanish since we believed that it was necessary to balance the
> > lack
> > of books about Wikipedia in our native language. In any case, we'd be
> > more than happy to find some help for an English version in the future
> > :)
> > Feel free to send me any questions or comments (or help offers ;) ) about
> > it.
> > Best,
> > Felipe
> > --
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> > | GSyC/Libresoft - U. Rey Juan Carlos
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José Felipe Ortega Soto | Researcher & Project Manager
| GSyC/Libresoft - U. Rey Juan Carlos
Twitter/Identi.ca: @jfelipe | Library Building - Office B-003
http://libresoft.es/ | Camino del Molino s/n.28943 Fuenlabrada.
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