What's That Sound? A Million People Annotating : Hypothesis
peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-11-21
"To all the people out there adding your thoughts, questions, memes, and corrections to the margins of digital texts, let’s celebrate our latest milestone together: One million people are annotating with Hypothesis! What does it mean that one million individuals are annotating? More and more people are harnessing the power of social annotation to teach and learn, to publish, to conduct research, to fact check and report news, to keep personal notes, to advance open source technology, and so much more.
And, of course, one million people annotating adds up to a lot of annotations. Just since July, when the community of annotators reached a record 25 million annotations, we’ve climbed to 28 million. With annotations coming so fast, we’re now just celebrating the bigger leaps forward — see you at 50 million?..."