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eMediaWire: The Worlds First Open Source Think Tank...

Sep 10, 2004, 11:30 (9 Talkback[s])

"The Wisdom Project combines the free exchange of open source politics with discussion board and wiki technology to create an idea development environment unlike any other. As founder Matthew Ready says, 'Every internet forum is a type of think tank where great ideas are expressed every day.' What is unique about the The Wisdom Project is the sharp focus on identifying the most important issues and the use of tools to help extract and refine the best nuggets of wisdom from the open discussions. Ready says, 'I think of the project as a 'wisdom machine'. Just as a cider press extracts apple juice from raw pulp, our goal is to extract wisdom from free and open dialogue.'

"The Open Source model inspired the Wisdom Project to operate in fundamentally different ways than most modern think tanks. Unlike most think tanks which are classic closed source 'invitation only' systems, The Wisdom Project invites anyone and everyone to enter their forums and present their arguments and solutions..."

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