Disputation Arenas: Harnessing Conflict and Competitiveness
By David Brin
Published: July 14, 2011.
How can we harness the vast potential of the internet to actively solve problems? A venue where adversaries must actively answer each others' accusations, criticisms and complaints. A place where one group's vision -- or model of the world -- can be tested, dented, appraised... and possibly improved.