Social Code Stalking

Before i knew about things like attention streams and Trac, there was CIA. CIA is a great concept that happened almost before its time – a website for developers to stream status information into from their open source projects. CIA was like the giant train station schedule sign clicking away as a million trains, or coders, hammer in and out. Better than SourceForge (because it was simpler, didn’t require a login, and looked nice), CIA was a great discovery for me that helped refine the way I’ve implement transparent development practices at work and in my formalplay. As it happens, my CIA attention stream is still active, and available. you can spy on my productivity over there, if you like. ;-)

– jm3