The Stock Market for Online Reputation

Zutha is an open sourceproject to build a better model for measuring the reputation of people and things. It improves uponthe "upvote" and "5-star" rating models in the following ways:

  • Gaming resistance
  • Discovery of under-recognized value
  • Allocation of influence
  • Rewards for participation
  • Information granularity

Disadvantages compared to conventional rating systems:

  • Complexity

You can read more about the theory behind Zutha on the wiki.

These are the categories the Zutha rating system has been applied to so far