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Friends for Free: Self-Organizing Artificial Social Networks for Trust and Cooperation 1

David Hales
2005 unpublished
The Artificial Social Networks (ASN) produced are connected, cooperative and robust-possessing many of the disable properties of human friendship networks such as trust between friends (directly linked  ...  We evaluate performance using a canonical test application, requiring cooperation between peers for socially optimal outcomes.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Ozalp Babaoglu, Mark Jelasity, Alberto Montresor and Simon Patarin from the University of Bologna, Dept of Computer Science, for perceptive discussions, observations and pointers  ... 
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Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society: Big Data, Private Governance, and New School Speech Regulation

Jack M. Balkin
2017 Social Science Research Network  
From the standpoint of free speech values, the best solution would be for large international infrastructure owners and social media platforms to change their self-conception.  ...  These businesses encourage their endusers to trust them and disclose information to them, and end-users must trust them in order to benefit from the services these organizations provide.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3038939 fatcat:vpielh5o2vdunatehpj54z56aa

Structural Free Exercise

Mary Ann Glendon, Raul F. Yanes
1991 Michigan law review  
after extensive cooperative effort with and testimony from a wide variety of religious organizations.  ...  insensitive to the ways in which individual free exercise is mediated through organizations, and to the needs of these organizations and their members for a protected space within which each group may  ... 
doi:10.2307/1289463 fatcat:hod3xa2rjzdxhdwaar3bsnk5p4

Guilt-Free Markets? Unconscionability, Conscience, and Emotions

Hila Keren
2015 Social Science Research Network  
to other networks that are active while making decisions to conform to perceived social norms.  ...  Guilt-Free Markets? 435 of conscience and exercise self-restraint. How, then, can the law work to support and encourage such self-restraint?  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2566468 fatcat:e3ukstjnxfed7m3t4rwm5bqk5m

Before "Fair Trade": Empire, Free Trade, and the Moral Economies of Food in the Modern World

Frank Trentmann
2007 Environment & Planning. D, Society and Space  
The international trade in food, in particular, has given physical and symbolic expression to'caring at a distance' in debates about the lengthening of the food chain and the sympathy of consumers for  ...  Can moral communities be created and sustained across distance? Globalisation has disrupted space and time, making us aware of the porous nature of place and identity.  ...  This work has been assisted by research grant L143341003 from the Economic and Social Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (Cultures of Consumption programme), which is gratefully  ... 
doi:10.1068/d448t fatcat:w5c5mgv725fmpeodrfblb34qlu

Anarchism triumphant: Free software and the death of copyright

Eben Moglen
1999 First Monday  
In this way free software could become a self-organizing project, in which no innovation would be lost through proprietary exercises of rights.  ...  And music doesn't sound worse when distributed for free, pay what you want directly to the artist, and don't pay anything if you don't want to. Give it to your friends; they might like it.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v4i8.684 fatcat:gqbyqrxt7ze2feuun7vtrdmdfu

Two bits: the cultural significance of free software

2008 ChoiceReviews  
He is well versed in chemistry, nanotechnology, artificial-intelligence (AI) research, computational-and network-complexity research, artificial organs, cryobiology, materials engineering, and science  ...  project, leveraging the law of large numbers, "peer production," "gift economies," and "self-organizing social economies." 1 Coordination in Free Software is of a distinct kind that emerged in the 1990s  ...  , Harvey, and Knox, "Scales of Place and Networks"; and Flichy, The Internet Imaginaire. 7 Taylor, Modern Social Imaginaries, 32. 8 Ibid., 33-48.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.46-2158 fatcat:jtxrurovzvexbm7lslgffroqem

Free Trade and Protection

1869 Scientific American  
Institute of International Education. www.state.gov/www/regions/africa www.iie.org Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. www.oecd.org Transfer of Knowledge Through Expatriate Nationals  ...  (TOKTEN) Website: www.tokten-vn.org.vn United States Agency for International Development. www.info.usaid.gov UN Economic Commission for Africa.  ...  Economy : Foreign Loans, Financial Crises, and Debt Settlements, 1820-1990. Boulder: Westview Press. Vernengo, M. ( 2004 ) "Bretton Woods", in J.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05081869-292a fatcat:4zpqxepkufbznbgsuhou7nk4ru

A barrier-free health system for Indigenous Communities

Suzanne Stewart, Angela Mashford-Pringle
2018 International Journal of Indigenous Health  
The Issue N.1 2018, contains research articles on different topics related to Indigenous peoples' health in Canada and internationally.  ...  Kekendazone Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (AK-NEAHR).  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful for the friendship and financial support from Students for Canada's North, and to the Moose Cree community for their engagement.  ... 
doi:10.32799/ijih.v13i1.30321 fatcat:or3mlljayzhdpo5t2q7po4my2q

Improving cooperation in peer-to-peer systems using social networks

Wenyu Wang, Li Zhao, Ruixi Yuan
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
Our simulation and analysis show that the social network model can greatly incent cooperation in P2P networks and enormously reduce the memory cost.  ...  The' small world' character of social networks makes it feasible for nodes to locate resources and conduct transactions while maintain limited local memory history.  ...  Social networks have been shown to perform well in resource searching in P2P networks [15] , and here we use it to incent cooperation between friends.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639703 dblp:conf/ipps/WangZY06 fatcat:ns2fjx5y4ncthm5hclukvo5yue

5. The Politics of Opportunistic Accommodation, 1912–1930 [chapter]

2018 Power, Protection, and Free Trade  
social reform programs were to be adequately funded.3 Balfour con tinued to equivocate, searching for language that would signal his sup port for tariff reform without alienating the free traders.  ...  to cooperate in the adoption of universal free trade.  ...  Culbertson emerged as the spokesman for this platform for two reasons. As Melvyn P.  ... 
doi:10.7591/9781501723049-007 fatcat:wopvez5oebfxjb3r4dexjnbdom

An agent-based simulation of cooperation in the use of irrigation systems

Jingjing Cai, Hang Xiong
2017 Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling  
Our results show that government support plays a critical role but the initial participants do not matter much for different types of initial participants and network structure of the village.  ...  We use model to examine the impacts of initial participants and government support on both the reach and velocity of the cooperation diffusion.  ...  Funding This research is funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under the project "Triggering Factors and Evolutionary Mechanism of Cooperative Behaviour on Irrigation" (71303198) and  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40294-017-0047-x fatcat:jj4wd46ksbbjvfpmzmev2eot4m

The Digital Economy: Social Interaction Technologies – an Overview

Teófilo Redondo
2015 International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence  
visual communication technology for enhancing social interaction.  ...  and journalism, legal issues and social interaction technology, dataveillance and online fraud, neogeography, social software usability, social software in libraries and nonprofit organizations, and broadband  ...  "Smart social objects" consists in creating a network of "trusted" friends between humans and objects.  ... 
doi:10.9781/ijimai.2015.322 fatcat:iicj3rn7frfezaqp3gooyjun3u

Can evolutionary design of social networks make it easier to be 'green'?

Janis L. Dickinson, Rhiannon L. Crain, H. Kern Reeve, Jonathon P. Schuldt
2013 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
It has changed how we organize, socialize, and tackle problems that benefit from the efforts of a large crowd.  ...  The social Web is swiftly becoming a living laboratory for understanding human cooperation on massive scales.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Caglar Akcay, Jeff Hancock, Kristin Hook, Walt Koenig, Michael Smith, and members of Cornell University's fall 2013 graduate seminar on the evolution of cooperation for helpful  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.011 pmid:23787089 fatcat:jlnh6noe5fgvvocbwrwsbe3yf4

Friends or Foes? Practicing Collaboration?An Introduction

Emmanuel Josserand, Stewart Clegg, Martin Kornberger, Tyrone S. Pitsis
2004 M@n@gement  
Acknowledgment of Reviewers The guest editors would like to thank the following referees for their time and efforts in providing reviews of the manuscripts submitted to this Special Issue.  ...  Much of the literature has treated trust as a residual term for the complex social-psychological processes necessary for social action to occur, meaning that the relationship between trust and performance  ...  Even though trust is the privileged mode of coordination of the network, tools for conflict resolution and for defining sanctions and obligations are nevertheless necessary.  ... 
doi:10.3917/mana.073.0037 fatcat:jeviakqr2jaj3erpgo6p3gqnki
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