As an Isaac Asimov fan, I’ve always wanted to run a foundation… and as a non-profit outfit manager, I’ve always wanted to give the outfit the right legal shape. Now it seems we’re going to be able to do so.
If we do, the foundation will not just take on the running of Macuarium, but also sprout a services arm to help NGOs and public administrations with the vagaries of knowledge management, communities, and social technologies. The old Macuarium Network would remain as a for-profit services provider and the foundation’s patron (it will be doing the funding).
Change of stage? Daydreaming? We’ll see :-).
Now, let’s find a good name…