Ok, so this appeals to me. It combines self-directed education with creating your own 'Masters qualification' (not an official one) one that you design yourself.
I wonder if anyone here would be interested in going down a path like this and have regular accountability sessions.
Ping me if interested! 😍
Or: 14 ways to rebuild your hell site
In the aftermath of the Great Deplatforming of the past week, we’ve seen a thoughtful debate over the power and limits of taking away a person’s ability to post online. It’s a blunt but powerful tool for punishing people who would use your platform to incite violence or commit other crimes. But building healthy, happy communities requires much more than removing their worst users. You don’t have a healthy media ecosystem just because Donald Trump no longer dominates it.
- The Moderation War Is Coming to Spotify, Substack, and Clubhouse — OneZero
- Wikipedia Turns 20 – and moderation innovations over the years — Discourse
- And also — Wikipedia's Biggest Challenge Awaits in 2021 — Wired
- My data-centric approach to tracking investor relationships — Patrick Woods
- Signal reminds people to be nice.
- Markets and Communities — Erik Torenberg
- Substack’s Curious Views on Content Moderation — LawFare
- How to Build a Community Business — Tatiana Figueiredo
- How Toastmasters has survived—nay, thrived!—for 100 years — Get Together 🎧
- 5 Things I Learned from My First Job in Community Management — Noele Flowers
- Carrie Jones: How She Built an Online Brand Community and Helped Organizations Succeed! 📺
- Psychology and Community Building — Christina Garnett
- 🔵 #2 — Startup Communities & Ecosystems - is there any difference? — Connect Dots
- Community Club now have a podcast 🎉 🎧
- Issue #42: Belonging and Digital Public Spaces — Future of Belonging
- Twitter Spaces vs Clubhouse — Justin Jackson
- Can You Treat Loneliness By Creating an Imaginary Friend? — Nautilus
- Moderation Is Not Enough — Lisa Martens
👀 Tip of the week
Help your people feel like they belong by talking about them.
- do an interview with them: text, podcast or video
- pull together a weekly newsletter featuring members and their content
- thank and celebrate them, privately or publicly
- give them shout outs on social media
- write about them within your community
- summarize what they’ve said elsewhere for your community
- bonus points for using memes 🙃