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How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

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Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.) Debunking the Hype Featured Industry Insider Open Community

The Struggles and Strategies of Online Organizing: An Interview with Leda Dederich

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Like data management and databases, that seems to be kind of killing everybody, that's sort of the heart of the challenge for a lot of people. So that's really challenging. Emerging technologies are great, I am all for emerging technologies; but I believe very, very strongly that it is like Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: if people can't eat, then they can't go out to the fair.