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1% rule (Internet culture)

Pie chart showing the proportion of lurkers, contributors and creators under the 90–9–1 principle In Internet culture, the 1% rule is a rule of thumb pertaining to participation in an internet community, stating that only 1% of the users of a website actively create new content, while the other 99% of the participants only lurk. A variant is the "90–9–1 principle" (sometimes also presented as the 89:10:1 ratio),[1] which states that in a collaborative website such as a wiki, 90% of the participants of a community only view content, 9% of the participants edit content, and 1% of the participants actively create new content. Both can be compared with the similar rules known to information science, such as the 80/20 rule known as the Pareto principle, that 20 percent of a group will produce 80 percent of the activity, however the activity may be defined. The actual percentage is likely to vary depending upon the subject matter. Sturgeon's Law

90-9-1 close Sean founded Ant’s Eye View's Austin practice, where he launched special practices, developed business and oversaw project delivery. He has worked extensively in marketing operations, brand management, customer service, product development, strategy, process design and measurement projects. Before Ant's Eye View, Sean worked with Dell and pioneered a Social Media Model to improve global brand health, customer service models, and Dell's overall culture. The Model has been cited by books, periodicals and university research for its innovation.

Lucid Dreaming By lucid dreaming, you can gain complete control over the one place that no one will ever care about: your imagination. Just The Facts Lucid dreaming is a scientifically proven phenomenon. While some get into lucid dreaming in order to treat chronic nightmares, or to experience all facets of the human experience, approximately 99.8% of people use it as a tool for cheap and interactive 3D porn. A lucid dream is a dream in which the dreamer is aware that he or she is dreaming, and he or she can even choose to control and manipulate his or her dream. How to Take Control of Your Dreams: So, you've doubled your weight over the past five years, you own a record-shattering collection of greasy pizza boxes and broken aspirations, and you're beginning to consider installing a toilet bowl in the place of your computer chair? In order to even begin to get control over your dreams, there are a few preliminary tasks you must complete. The Tasks: 1. "What?" Calm down! 2. Wake Initiated Lucid Dreams:

Car fumes 'raise heart attack risk for six-hour window' 21 September 2011Last updated at 03:25 By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News Studies show exhaust fumes can thicken the blood making it more likely to clot Breathing in heavy traffic fumes can trigger a heart attack, say UK experts. Heart attack risk is raised for about six hours post-exposure and goes down again after that, researchers found. They say in the British Medical Journal that pollution probably hastens rather than directly cause attacks. But repeated exposure is still bad for health, they say, substantially shortening life expectancy, and so the advice to people remains the same - avoid as far as is possible. Prof Jeremy Pearson, associate medical director at the British Heart Foundation, which co-funded the study, said: "This large-scale study shows conclusively that your risk of having a heart attack goes up temporarily, for around six hours, after breathing in higher levels of vehicle exhaust. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote Early peak

Morality Quiz/Test your Morals, Values & Ethics - Your Morals.Org Le Travail Collaboratif en Ligne selon MAIN CONSULTANTS: La loi du 90-9-1 Tous ceux qui cherchent à introduire les nouvelles pratiques de travail collaboratif en ligne dans l'entreprise devraient avoir cette loi à l'esprit. La loi du "90-9-1" résume une dure réalité constatée sur la majorité des sites intra-, extra- ou Internet (qu'ils soient étiquetés "2.0" ou pas) habités par des communautés virtuelles : 90% des membres sont des observateurs muets qui n'apportent (jamais) aucune contribution. 9% des membres sont des contributeurs (très) épisodiques 1% des membres sont les auteurs de 90% des contributions Cette loi, déjà observée par William C. Hill (Bell Communications Research) au début des années 90 dans les newsgroups Usenet, dans les BBS de Compuserve et dans les discussions électroniques des grandes entreprises, est remise au goût du jour par Jakob Nielsen, le gourou de l'utilisabilité des sites web. Nielsen précise d'ailleurs que cette loi de l'inégalité de participation se décline encore plus sévèrement pour les blogs et les wikis :

Top 10 Gruesome Methods of Execution Crime Since we started writing down the history of our race, man has frequently come up with revolting methods of killing for punishment. This is a list of the most revolting methods of execution from history. Thankfully most of them are no longer used. 10. Brazen Bull The Brazen Bull was invented by Perilaus of Athens (a Brass worker) in the 6th Century BC and offered to Phalaris, Tyrant of Agrigentum, as a gift. Interestingly, Perilaus was the first person to feel the pain of the Brazen Bull. ‘His words revolted me. Perilaus was removed from the Bull before he died and Phalaris had him thrown off a cliff. 9. Hanging drawing and quartering was the common form of punishment in England for the crime of treason which was considered the worst crime you could commit. The first stage of the execution was to be tied to a wooden frame and dragged behind a horse to the place of your death. 8. Burning at the Stake was normally done in one of two ways. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Jamie Frater

Palestine’s Strongest UN Ally? India has already expressed backing for the Palestinian bid for UN membership. But how much will this hurt ties with Israel? By S. Samuel C. Rajiv for The Diplomat September 21, 2011 Facebook5 Twitter0 Google+2 LinkedIn0 With India’s ascension to the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member in January 2011, attention has inevitably focused on New Delhi’s positions on key international issues. With its history of support for Palestinian-related resolutions at the United Nations, it shouldn’t be surprising that India has already expressed support for the Palestinian bid. Such support goes back a long way. The Palestinians for their part claim that more than 140 countries have expressed support for their bid. Israel’s position is far more clear-cut. With all this in mind, what impact will India’s support for the Palestinian bid have on India-Israel relations? India’s recent statements should therefore have surprised no-one. S.

Online Communities Activity Spring/S... User Created Content Study 2007 8,200+ Strong, Researchers Band Together To Force Science Journals To Open Access Evolutionary biologist Michael Eisen made this t-shirt design in support of the Elsevier boycott. Academic research is behind bars and an online boycott by 8,209 researchers (and counting) is seeking to set it free…well, more free than it has been. The boycott targets Elsevier, the publisher of popular journals like Cell and The Lancet, for its aggressive business practices, but opposition was electrified by Elsevier’s backing of a Congressional bill titled the Research Works Act (RWA). Though lesser known than the other high-profile, privacy-related bills SOPA and PIPA, the act was slated to reverse the Open Access Policy enacted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2008 that granted the public free access to any article derived from NIH-funded research. But the fight for open access is just getting started. Seem dramatic? Paying a high price for academic journals isn’t anything new, but the events that unfolded surrounding the RWA was the straw that broke the camel’s back.

Google Is Not Making You Stupid : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture hide captionGoogle: Just another manifestation of an age-old strategy. Chris Hondros/Getty Images Google: Just another manifestation of an age-old strategy. Technology makes us nervous. There was a great public response to the publication some weeks ago of a Columbia University study indicating that the Internet is changing the way we remember information. What Betsy Sparrow and her colleagues found is that we are less likely to remember information if that information was readily available to us on the Internet. The study is worthwhile and important; but like so much of the best work in cognitive science, it serves merely to confirm something we already know. Consider: I dog ear my books. Or perhaps we should say: That way I don't need to remember where I left off. There's nothing fancy, up-to-date or Internet age about this example, to be sure, but it is striking nonetheless. I say we do this naturally. Shut your eyes. Is Google making you stupid?

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Magazine > Tom Gallant - Can Porn be Art? | Tom tells us where he buys his Or, more accurately, can porn be used to create art? Tom Gallant thinks so, and using a very sharp knife and an attentive eye that should be long blind, he shapes beautiful cutaway figures out of hardcore smut. The detailed handcut technique is reminiscent of late Victorian illustration, and his subjects often mirror this style with a series on woodland birds, and another on flowers. But William Morris never used high gloss interracial gangbangs as his medium. I had a word with Tom to find out what's up. Would it be fair to say that a common strand in your work is surprise porn? Fair but not strictly true. Gold Finch Some of your work, like the Collector VI series, are a bit like Rorschach patterns, and the only immediately apparent tits are woodland birds, but once you notice the smut it's impossible to unsee. I could never see the three cubes floating in a fish tank so gave up squinting and turned to porn instead. It is a very conscious choice. Honeysuckle His Greed and Stupidity

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