Introducing MediaCommons

Introducing MediaCommons:
(cross-posted from if:book)
I’ve got the somewhat daunting pleasure of introducing the readers of if:book to one of the Institute’s projects-in-progress, MediaCommons.
(What follows is long, so I’ve tucked it beneath the fold.)
Continued below the fold…

This is great stuff, it is sort of like what h-net, the matrix and my projects at the center for digital discourse and culture have been doing in other fields.