Clay Shirky





Clay Shirky



Mr. Shirky divides his time between consulting, teaching, and writing on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. His consulting practice is focused on the rise of decentralized technologies such as peer-to-peer, web services, and wireless networks that provide alternatives to the wired client/server infrastructure that characterizes the Web. Current clients include Nokia, GBN, the Library of Congress, the Highlands Forum, the Markle Foundation, and the BBC.

In addition to his consulting work, Mr. Shirky is an adjunct professor in NYU's graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), where he teaches courses on the interrelated effects of social and technological network topology -- how our networks shape culture and
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Background: Yesterday, I wrote something about how nostalgia blunted skeptical coverage of Aaron Kushner’s dumb — and now failing — plans to build a newspaper empire in southern California. I particularly singled out Ryan Chittum of Columbia Journalism Review and Ken Doctor of Nieman Labs as analysts who suspected that Kushner would fail, but waffled when it came time to tell their readers.


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Cognitive Surplus: Creativi...

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Little Rice: Smartphones, X...

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Voices from the Net

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认知盈余:自由时间的力量

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Internet by E-mail

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“When we change the way we communicate, we change society”
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“Communications tools don't get socially interesting until they get technologically boring.”
Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations

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