karma-based discussion/collaboration sites
Posted Aug 28, 2011 19:23 UTC (Sun) by giraffedata
In reply to: karma-based discussion/collaboration sites
Parent article: LinuxCon: Clay Shirky on collaboration
I agree with all that, but I don't think the folks who invent and deploy karma systems make any false assumptions. I think they make a conscious tradeoff.
Just like when people have spam prevention systems that make it difficult or impossible for some people to send them email. Or unlisted telephone numbers.
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