Monthly Archives: January 2004

The Culture of Fear

I recently read Barry Glassner’s 1999 book “The Culture of Fear”. It describes many different arenas in which the media are providing anecdotes about horrible things which make compelling stories but which either didn’t really happen or happen very rarely. … Continue reading

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New paper on provision of moderation at SlashDot

Cliff Lampe and I have just completed a paper to appear at the CHI04 conference. Abstract Can a system of distributed moderation quickly and consistently separate high and low quality comments in an online conversation? Analysis of the site Slashdot.org … Continue reading

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