Clay Shirky: “How cellphones, Twitter, Facebook can make history”

A few months ago, I finally had the opportunity to read Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody. In a nutshell, the books explains what makes or breaks group organization and collaboration online, and paints an excellent picture of the potential existing in new Web media. Highly recommended.

I recently came across a TED video from Shirky, taped about a month ago, wherein he explains “how cellphones, twitter and facebook can make history.” It’s about 17 minutes long, ideal mid-day study break material:


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