Sunday, January 27, 2013

Clay Shirkey - Shades of Marshall McLuhan

                                                                                                       This guy is very smart... and very insightful.

The Power Of Crowds

                                                                                                       Clay Shirky's TED Talk audio file can be heard  at
"Historically, we have overestimated the value of access to information, and we have always underestimated the value of access to each other." — Clay Shirky, Author of "Here Comes Everybody."

Shirky paraphrase: 'The most recent Chinese earthquake was tweeted live, before any government agency knew the quake had occurred. With China's last major quake, it took the Chinese government three months to stop denying it had happened.'

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