Friday, August 11, 2006

Freelance academics

I saw this on Wikiversity and it immediately caught my attention. This is going to be extremely interesting to watch as it develops. It's a trend and it's going to be as big as garage bands, citizen journalism, blogging, and all of the other user created content things. The tools to enable this (see R) are already here and it‘s just a matter of time before we see the power start to shift…

Wikiversity:Freelance academics

This is a guide for people trying to do research and scholarship outside the traditional academic system. I‘m using this to document my own efforts at doing this, and look forward to insights from people looking to do the same thing.

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