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Reputation lookup via email: Rapleaf

Reputation lookup via email: Rapleaf
Rapleaf is a neat application which takes an email address and returns an online reputation dashboard based on the owner's participation in online social networks etc. I interviewed Dan Scudder, Product Marketing for Rapleaf, to find out more.


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Reputation Systems: the philosophical basis

Reputation Systems: the philosophical basis
Online Reputation Systems are merely digital embodiments of two fundamental mechanisms which humans use to decide whether to trust each other as defined by Philosopher Bertrand Russell : trusting by Acquaintance and trusting by Description.

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Freeriding in teams, communities and networks: 5 tips for fighting it

Freeriding in teams, communities and networks: 5 tips for fighting it

One of the biggest problems in teams, communities and networks, whether co-located or virtual, is freeriding (aka freeloading or lurking or loafing) where certain team members do not pull their weight. Here are 5 things you can do about it.

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The perfect mobile messaging system: pheromone signals

The perfect mobile messaging system: pheromone signals

Pheromone-based messaging is the oldest and most evolved form of biological signalling using chemicals to communicate through smell and taste. Today's virtual teams and mobile groups can use it to improve the way they use email, messaging and presence-aware technologies.


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Five tips for stopping team freeriders

Addressing the problem of virtual team freeloaders

One of the biggest problems in virtual teams is freeriding (aka freeloading or loafing) where certain team members do not pull their weight.


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