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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
More on badges, and the (almost ievitable) onset of badge spam. It makes me think that any credentialing system is going to require some sort of enforce scarcity, otherwise everybody and their dog will be offering an "educational achievement" badge. But how do you create scarcity without also creating monopoly or some such thing? Something to think about.

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