[iDC] Can DIY education be crowdsourced?

John Bell john at novomancy.org
Wed Sep 7 15:50:49 UTC 2011

But what value would such a score represent to an amateur scholar?  For professional scholars it's mostly valued due to pride of influencing the field and tenure committees.  Is there another carrot that can be offered to people with deep knowledge but no interest in advancing an academic career?

- John

On Sep 6, 2011, at 4:20 PM, Anya Kamenetz wrote:
> So the question would be, to what extent is it feasible to represent a similar type of score, based on references to their previous statements, for amateur scholars? That would be an interesting example of an incentive that's both internal and external. 
> a

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