<CPOV> wikimedia-l weirdness

Athina Karatzogianni athina.k at gmail.com
Thu May 29 18:27:43 CEST 2014

Hi All,

My two pennies, just from personal experience (which of course no one can
extrapolate from), I agree with Geert's and Nate's take down to the t.

Academically, I still think about governance and conflict along these lines
we outlined with Michaelides back in 2008-9
Cyberconflict at the Edge of Chaos: Cryptohierarchies and Self-organization
in the Open Sourcehttp://works.bepress.com/athina_karatzogianni/2/

if anyone is interested



On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 4:15 PM, nathaniel tkacz
<nathanieltkacz at gmail.com>wrote:

> well the specific details aren't predictable, but it's not exactly the
> first time this kind of thing has happened. i'm not even talking
> specifically about wikipedia. i think the dynamics of list cultures lend
> themselves to these kinds of developments. call it a crisis of good faith!
> you can even see it all the attempts to maintain civility, but at a point
> it becomes disingenuous and strategic.
> n
> On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 2:03 PM, Joseph Reagle <joseph at reagle.org> wrote:
>> On 05/29/2014 06:43 AM, nathaniel tkacz wrote:
>> > it's sad and predictable.
>> How can anything so weird be thought predictable? (Unless you are taking
>> Theresa Preston-Werner's meddling at GitHub as the new normal?)
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