Monthly Archives: July 2006

Socialtext Open!

Socialtext is now open source! It’s the culmination of a lot of dreams, discussions and hard work, but we’re all excited to get the source code for our business wiki out into the open.

The particulars:

Mozilla Public License 1.1

the open source package includes all of Socialtext’s enterprise grade code aside from [...]

Singularity watch: Kurzweil on strong AI by 2029

Published today on
“Why We Can Be Confident of Turing Test Capability Within a Quarter Century,” by Ray Kurzweil, excerpted from his book, “The Singularity is Near, When Humans Transcend Biology.”
Ray Kurzweil will present this paper at “The Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence Conference: The next 50 years” (AI@50) in Hanover, NH on Friday July 14, 2006.
The [...]

“participatory media will bring us participatory politics”

Jimmy Wales has launched "Campaigns Wikia", a nascent community which is “aimed at being a central meeting ground for people on all sides of the political spectrum who think that it is time for politics to become more participatory, and more intelligent.”
Read more and consider joining the community:
Campaigns Wikia Mission Statement
News coverage:
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