Cognitive surplus

/ 6 May 2008

Mary just handed me Here Comes Everybody and I hope I get a chance to read it soon. Meanwhile, in this video Clay Shirky discusses where we all get the time to participate in a web 2.0 culture. His notion: we are giving up just a little of our addiction to TV sitcoms, the opiate of the masses, for a bit of participatory media. Not a bad thesis.

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