This’ll be good—the inside story of the marvelous Zooniverse project as told by Chris Lintott. I’m looking forward to getting my hands on a copy of this book when it comes out in a couple of months.
James describes an ancient Greek machine called the kleroterian:
The method of governance embodied in the kleroterion, which dates back to the very establishment of democracy, is called sortition, meaning selection by lot, as opposed to election by vote.
Ariel and Lisa have redesigned the excellent Spacehack site and it’s looking stellar!
Nice! A feature on Ariel and her spacehacking ways.
A lovely piece of mainstream news reporting on Galaxy Zoo and the other Zooniverse projects, and the broader role of Citizen Science.
Coworking is on the radar of mainstream media. This article even includes a mention of Brighton & Hove's very own The Werks.