[p2p-research] Post-Depression first: Americans get more money from government than they give back | csmonitor.com

Michel Bauwens michelsub2004 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 00:12:27 CET 2009

I see it more as an ecology from very short to short to medium to long to
essays to books ...

the key is to make them work together, and to use the short to point to the
longer and more thoughtful .. my twitter ponts to the blog points to the
resources behind it for further reading and thinking ...

but twitters that only lead to other tweets ... I think it can only produce
twits ...


On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 5:55 AM, Ryan Lanham <rlanham1963 at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Michel Bauwens <michelsub2004 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>  >My own view is that Twitter would best replace this list.
>> this puzzels me, I use twitter and like it, but how can it's tit for tat
>> replace reasoned discussion that takes more than 140 characters . it would
>> work for your pointers, but not for anything else ... and twitter is
>> referential mostly, if there is nothing to point to, it quickly descends in
>> babble ..
> First, I think time to reason is over-rated.  People struggle to type and
> they rarely get much better with work.  So, it's silly.  In my view...Just
> say it.  Now, you and I who have both done that for years are willing to
> play the fool and hope our reps carry us through various places where we
> look the fool, don't have a problem.  One also learns to play certain
> roles...
> Others are more cautious about their reputation...as if each dish that
> comes from their kitchen is delicately crafted and served on bone china.
> Academics tend to be like that.  Every damn thing is precious.  So much is
> lost to the world by their care.
> More to the point...
> But I'd guess people would type on a simple RSS mini-blog site like
> Posterous and then point to these more in depth writings with Twitter...
> Personally, if you have a mailer that can sort by phrase you can send
> things to a file (as in gmail) and read or respond when you want.  This
> works OK for me...but LISTSERV which I equate with this...has been around
> since pre-usenet I think.  It's pretty primitive stuff.
> Sometimes I think it is more or less like a typing version of ham radio
> with easy access.  Might as well be broadcasting on some AM station with a
> telegrapher key.
> Ryan

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