Like all truly advanced technology, these solutions to social problems will involve a lot of math, but must not require users to have special knowledge or skills. Programmers are invited to help with the development of open source libraries for applied social mathematics.
Non-technical accounts of all these topics as well as accessible accounts of the underlying math are on the front pages of a network of associated websites.
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I have often said that our current level of social technology is like that of medicine before the mechanisms of disease and the need for sterility were understood. We now have medical terms like microorganisms and sterile field which … Continue reading →
My software development blog at http://SoftwareDevelopment.SocialTechnology.ca/sdwp/ mentions my ongoing struggle to deal with the concepts and future of social hardware before launching into a discussion of more work to be done on social survey data, with what might be a … Continue reading →
I just don’t have quite enough time to deal with all that I should be doing, and I also don’t want to swamp potential readers with posts that are too long, so more discussions of how social survey data can … Continue reading →