interesting sightings at accelerating change 2004

buddy buzz, combining mobile speed reading with posse-style recommendations. it’s principal BJ Fogg has some scary ideas about persuasive technologies that he calls captology.
alicebot is the leading bot technology, with an open source community behind it’s aiml, the Artificial Intelligence Markup Language, which is the markup language for the alice bot. seems obvious to try to apply wikipedia lessons to the nurturing of it’s body of knowledge.
digital space, a commons in cyberspace which tries to bootstrap old and new organizational models using the tools cyberspace offers.