What makes a productive community?

After listening to a TED Talk by Jane McGonigal I finally found the inspiration to write down what I think a healthy community website should look like. The communities I participate in are HItRecord and BlogHer. These communities work. [You could count Facebook and Twitter on there, but I would categorize those as more social networking, and you’ll see why in a minute.] These two sites have four common traits 1. Users must register to commennt ...more

Wish I'd read about Gordon-Levitt in your post before I went to SXSW. I would have made a point ...more