Shirky: A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy

Shirky: A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy

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Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age" by Clay Shirky, narrated by Kevin Foley.

Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age" by Clay Shirky, narrated by Kevin Foley.

Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations" by Clay Shirky, narrated by Eric Michael Summerer.

Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations" by Clay Shirky, narrated by Eric Michael Summerer.

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub -- so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all their citizens.

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub -- so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all their citizens.

"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."

"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."

Clay Shirky on information overload versus filter failure

Clay Shirky on information overload versus filter failure

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.

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.

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