Monthly Archives: March 2014

Understanding the Few that Matter

In a paper presented at the 2014 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence in Snowbird, Utah, Grigore et al. discuss their research into “Wikipedia janitors”. These are editors who are involved in WikiProjects, and who “act as catalysts in the development of high


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Howard Welser on overcoming the iron law of oligarchy

Purdue University, University Hall

Presentation organized for the CyberCenter / Brian Lamb School of Communication Talk Series, February 19, 2014, Purdue University, West Lafayette More than one hundred years ago, Robert Michels (1911) observed that even organizations based on the strongest democratic principles tend


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