Posts Tagged: platform 2 platform
Platform 2 Platform: the Matching Algorithm
Brief explanation The Platform 2 Platform prototype is composed of two layers: a database collecting the articles from the connected publishers, and a matching algorithm to suggest connections between them. A third layer is added to this by editors reviewing the algorithmic suggestions and deciding if those links are meaningful or not. While the first [...]
Making Relationships Public
In ‘Governance and Scalability: Circles of trust and federated platforms‘, a previous blog by Cristina Ampatzidou and Irina Shapiro, editors/publishers of respectively Amateur Cities and Open Set, Platform 2 Platform and part of the ideas behind it have been very well introduced and explained, and also queried, specifically in connection with important overarching issues such [...]
As a small, independent publisher, how do you win out in the attention economy? Platform 2 Platform is an exercise to see what happens when you decide to turn the game on its head. Instead of hoarding eyeballs, what happens when you give them away to those you trust and value?
Governance and Scalability: Circles of trust and federated platforms
Independent publishing platforms are often small in size and human resources and usually not able to afford advertising and other forms of paid visibility to increase their audiences. In the framework of the Making Public project, we are prototyping a tool that creates relations between content items located in different publishing platforms, and provides recommendations to readers.