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Clay Shirky

from The Atlantic

Clay Shirky on How the Internet Will (One Day) Transform Government

Clay Shirky on How the Internet Will (One Day)Transform Government | The Atlantic 9/30

Clay Shirky: como a mídia social pode fazer história FILMED JUN 2009 • POSTED JUN 2009 • TED@State


"Clay Shirky's work focuses on the rising usefulness of decentralized technologies such as peer-to-peer, wireless networks, social software and open-source development. New technologies are enabling new kinds of cooperative structures to flourish as a way of getting things done in business, science, the arts and elsewhere, as an alternative to centralized and institutional structures, which he sees as self-limiting."


Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky (2008)


Howard Rheingold talks about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media and collective action -- and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group.

from Brain Pickings

7 Must-Read Books on the Future of Information and the Internet

Great TED talk about the cognitive surplus, found on the great Brainpikings.Org