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Homework assignment

  1. Come up with a mission statement for this site/tool
  2. Come up with an ideal set of capabilities that our tool should offer—the underlying requirement for the system
  3. Come up with a brief business/money generation scheme associate with the tool, that is, how do we make money? What is the Revenue aspect of the plan?

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  • Mission statement:
  • Capabilities of tool:
  • Business generation:

--trox [at] fabfolk [.] com 21:32, 10 July 2010 (UTC) to be improved over time

  • Mission statement:
    • Industrial [r]evolution (I'll have to expand on that...)
  • Capabilities of tool:
    • directory of capabilities, needs to be "certified" in some way (probably fab central style)
    • internal "ask for help" system, could be modeled around http://www.starmind.com (am in contact with ceo) which includes (1) asking questions (including reward system), (2) commenting, (3) answering, (4) discussion of answers, (5) rating of answers and questions, which is accumulated into a community wide "karma" system
    • "sub-contracting" or "bidding" or "out-sourcing" or "tendering" system (public?)
  • Business generation:
    • freemium model for directory entry
    • micro payments in "ask for help" system