• Over 100.000 people have responded to the call of GalaxyZoo to help with the classification of pictures of galaxies. The result of this mass collaboration is that every picture of galaxies that was uploaded on the site was analyzed and rated 30 times reaching high levels of validity.
    (tags: [crowdsourcing](http://delicious.com/djdunc/crowdsourcing) [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [proams](http://delicious.com/djdunc/proams) [amateur](http://delicious.com/djdunc/amateur) [astronomer](http://delicious.com/djdunc/astronomer))
  • Typology of innovation Stone Yamashita
    (tags: [innovation](http://delicious.com/djdunc/innovation))
  • A century of innovation 3M
    (tags: [innovation](http://delicious.com/djdunc/innovation))
  • Rap inflects global popular culture from music to fashion. Linux poses a real threat to Microsoft. The Sims is among the most popular computer games ever. These far-flung developments have all been driven by Pro-Ams — committed, networked amateurs working to professional standards. Pro-Am workers, their networks and movements, will help reshape society in the next two decades.
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [proams](http://delicious.com/djdunc/proams) [amateur](http://delicious.com/djdunc/amateur) [make](http://delicious.com/djdunc/make))
  • TIME Magazine editor Richard Stengel discusses creative capitalism with Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates.
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [gatesfoundation](http://delicious.com/djdunc/gatesfoundation) [newphilanthropists](http://delicious.com/djdunc/newphilanthropists))
  • Bill Gates on creative capitalism and the gates foundation
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [gatesfoundation](http://delicious.com/djdunc/gatesfoundation) [newphilanthropists](http://delicious.com/djdunc/newphilanthropists))
  • This one-page summary highlights key facts about the foundation, including grantmaking areas, foundation leaders, locations, and statistics.
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [newphilanthropists](http://delicious.com/djdunc/newphilanthropists))
  • The average billionaire is worth $3.9 billion, $250 million more than last year. The superrich are also becoming younger. The average age is 61, down from 62 last year, thanks in part to big gains in Russia (average age: 46) and China (48).
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [richlist](http://delicious.com/djdunc/richlist))
  • This combination puts the pair at the forefront of a new wave of entrepreneurial philanthropists. They are eschewing traditional areas of giving such as the arts in favor of big global social issues, particularly poverty, health and education.
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [philanthropists](http://delicious.com/djdunc/philanthropists))
  • This list of the 100 wealthiest people is a list of the world's 100 wealthiest people as of February 11, 2008, based on each person's total net worth.
    (tags: [2008](http://delicious.com/djdunc/2008) [business](http://delicious.com/djdunc/business) [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [richlist](http://delicious.com/djdunc/richlist))
  • This is a list of heads of state and government by their net worth, mostly of their liquid assets.
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [csr](http://delicious.com/djdunc/csr) [richlist](http://delicious.com/djdunc/richlist))
  • For this first release, I am showing how I go about making a generic particle emitter. I used Processing v.135 and Karsten Schmidt’s Vec3D library.
    (tags: [seewatt](http://delicious.com/djdunc/seewatt) [processing](http://delicious.com/djdunc/processing) [visualization](http://delicious.com/djdunc/visualization) [particle](http://delicious.com/djdunc/particle))
  • In addition to making your RSS feed available to your visitors for use with their RSS Feed Reader, as a webmaster you may also want to make the same feed available on your website for viewing with a regular web browser.
    (tags: [web](http://delicious.com/djdunc/web) [rss](http://delicious.com/djdunc/rss) [php](http://delicious.com/djdunc/php))
  • a list of great examples of self surveillance
    (tags: [convergence](http://delicious.com/djdunc/convergence) [selfsurveillance](http://delicious.com/djdunc/selfsurveillance))
  • The Flare Dependency Graph uses a circular graph layout with edge bundling to show which classes import which other classes in the Flare toolkit.
    (tags: [flex](http://delicious.com/djdunc/flex) [visualization](http://delicious.com/djdunc/visualization) [circulargraph](http://delicious.com/djdunc/circulargraph))