Month: May 2007

Social mechanisms of the Digg user revolt

Rashmi Sinha raises some interesting points about the recent events on Digg. She comments: Most noticeably, it fails the independence of members from one another test – one of Suroweicki’s key criteria for the wisdom of crowds to be effective. One wonders, also, how much Kathy Sierra’s recent experiences of being hounded on-line are also…