very good read from the prolific harvard law prof lawrence lessig. some of the economic solutions are a bit murky and convoluted, but then again, so is the problem of private interest.

In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules

great read and so, so timely...

Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, Anya Kamenetz

One of my favourite books outlining the big shifts we're seeing, the potential residing in "the Edge",  and how small moves, smartly made can set big things in motion.

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion, by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison

good book on ute indians of utah, colorado & new mexico.

good book on ute indians of utah, colorado & new mexico.

by Clay Shirky (2011)

Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers into Collaborators by Clay Shirky

Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy

This is very thought provoking. Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy: Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee:

Who Owns the Future? By: Jaron Lanier

In his new book, Who Owns The Future, Jaron Lanier argues that we need to reshape the information economy. He details how the idea that information is free may ultimately lead to economic disaster and presents interesting potential solutions.

Consumer Republic

Consumer Republic: Using Brands To Get What You Want, Make Corporations Behave, And Maybe Even Save…

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