[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Dries points to a common pattern: From innovation to bespoke systems to products to commoditization. Open source Joomla recently hired some developers to work on their core software, which has led some of the contributors to back off. Why should they contribute their time if Joomla is paying some folks? Joomla's experience illustrates the truth of the Wealth of Networks : Putting money into collab can harm the collab.] Many others exhibit the same pattern.

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Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Models of how to do learning, learning design patterns: Grainne Conole has done a lot on this. They''re just searching for food and water, and their migration follows the natural patterns of the climate and the environment. My answer is pattern recognition.