If wherever we encountered new information, sentence by sentence, frame by frame, we could easily know the best thinking on it.
If we had confidence that this represented the combined wisdom of the most informed people—not as anointed by editors, but as weighed over time by our peers, objectively, statistically and transparently.
If this created a powerful incentive for people to ensure that their works met a higher standard, and made it perceptibly harder to spread information that didn’t meet that standard.
These goals are possible with today’s technologies.
They are the objectives of Hypothes.is.Reserve your username.
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Welcoming Aron CarrollEarlier this summer Aron Carroll joined the team here at Hypothesis. That makes this post a little overdue, but no less enthusiast...
Annotating educational resourcesOn June 9-10, the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), Hypothes.is, and Lumen Learning convened a 2-day summi...
Award from the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationThe Hypothes.is Project is pleased to announce an award for $752,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to investigate the use ...
Peer Review and AnnotationOn May 15-16, 2014, approximately 60 attendees from AAAS and arXiv to the W3C joined Hypothes.is at an Alfred P. Sloan funded meet...