Dave Winer weighs in on the Blogger deal. His take on the rationale is exactly like mine:
I continue to believe that blogs will be important in knowledge management, learning, higher ed, and schools -- not to mention sort of a "people's journalism" that is taking hold.
Even with the backing of Google, blogs aren't going to take off behind the firewall without a good nudge. Most of the populace isn't expressive. It takes motivation to get them to share.
Yesterday Sam Shmikler and I were talking about how to make eLearning successful. Sam says you must have incentive. A program he developed for (then) NationsBank awarded frequent flier miles for completing eLearning. In short order, people were bailing out of instructor-led workshops to get those miles.
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