HERE COMES EVERYBODY. THE POWER OF ORGANIZING. WITHOUT ORGANIZATIONS. CLAY SHIRKY. ALLEN LANE an imprint of. PENGUIN BOOKS . The STREAM TONE by T. Gilling The Shallows by Nicholas Carr Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky How to Build a Computer by John Gower III Trust Me. On reading Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky and We-Think by Charles Leadbeater, Stuart Jeffries hopes that reports of the journalist’s.

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The users then are responsible themselves for formulating the main content, a far cry from the past elitism of publishing houses and editorial staff.

Yes, there were letters pages and second editions, but often errors went uncorrected and the authority of a few people became all but unquestionable. I capitalize the word Internet.

Here’s an example of what I mean, in Shirky’s first chapter, a quickie I dashed off to Dwayne Monroe and Doug Henwood after reading the first chapter: Activists use the Internet and e-mail to bring offensive comments made by Trent Lott and Don Imus to a wide public and hound them from their positions. In effect, reading through books on Internet and society is like watching a multitude of really smart blind folks grope the proverbial elephant.

Lists with This Book. Today’s instant publishing reverses that model. Shirky was awesome to follow, years ago.

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There’s a whole lot more going on there, and fverybody of all generations are beginning to figure that out. Addresses questions such as: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Like Lawrence Lessig on the effect of new technology on regimes of cultural creation, Shirky’s assessment of the impact of new technology on the nature and use of groups is marvelously broad minded, lucid, and penetrating; it integrates the views of a number ckay other thinkers across a broad range of disciplines with his own pioneering work to provide a holistic framework for understanding the opportunities and the threats to the existing order that these new, spontaneous networks of social interaction represent.


Yes, this changes the kinds of groups that can form, and what they can do, in a fundamental way.

They share their story online, in order to vent. With this new technology community and love are remade in ways that have never been possible before. Quotes from Here Comes Everyb The hope was that someone who shifky a little more about the principle would read the first entry and, horrified, change it.

Occasionally, however, there is a dark note, and a fear that things will go wrong. For the most part, he evreybody with the herre populist vision of a wo A book that describes the exciting new text-messaging service called Twitter can only be described as quaint, but I see how it would have been revolutionary at the time of publication. Books by Clay Shirky. Apr 18, Martha rated it really liked it Shelves: A recommended work for anyone shirkyy optimism for the future of the internet as it pertains to knowledge and learning.

The internet, runs Shirky’s argument, allows users to cut out the If you’re someone who wonders what those kids are up to these days, and you’ve heard of facebook but don’t know what it does, and someone mentioned twitter to you once, but that pretty much escapes you – this is the book for you.

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About Here Comes Everybody An extraordinary exploration of how technology can empower social and political organizers For the first time in history, the tools for cooperating on a global scale are not solely in the hands of governments or institutions. In addition to his consulting work, Mr.


A good book for anyone who uses the internet – and as the title suggests – don’t we all. This means that someone will just put down a sentence or two – merely to indicate that the topic herre covering. Account Options Sign in. Feb 28, Pages Buy. Cla eye-opening paean to possibility. Shirky discusses the delicate balance of sharing among communities; how clah brings people together and how too much or too little can doom a network. This person happens to have a friend who is a savvy programmer and the day is now, where millions of people are connected through various online networks.

The reproduction of music, journalism and photography, have all been deeply affected by the rise of the internet and technology which enables all of us to cheaply and easily do these things.

Here Comes Everybody

Hardcoverpages. But you really shouldn’t. No eBook available Penguin.

everyboey It talks about how groups form, and the way that people have to interact differently thanks to the invention of social media. I’m already finding ways to use this or at least have seen it in so many places in my life. No Time To Think: