Posts Tagged ‘Clay Shirky’


Clay Shirky on Collaboration

Posted by  admin —June 28, 2009
Filed in How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Lessons from C500

I am on a Melbourne bound train and just watched another TED presentation – seems to be my favorite commuter activity these days 🙂 In this TEDcast, Clay Shirky (author of Here Comes Everybody) reinforces my belief that we are living through a revolution in the way people interact and collaborate with each other. I’d love to hear what Clay has to say about the impact that Twitterers within Iran are having right now. Like in his original TED talk, new social media is changing the media landscape and giving the man/woman/child on the street a voice to the world …

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What I’ve Noticed on other Blogs

Posted by  admin —April 6, 2009
Filed in Uncategorized

Here’s some stuff that caught me eye and kept me reading on other blogs … we20 on the SurfCoast Viv McWaters reports and reflects on a we20 gathering on Victoria’s surfcoast “With the news of the G20 meeting in London ringing in our ears, 15 of us met on Friday 3 April to have our own we20 meeting. We firstly explored our challenges and decided upon utilising this crisis to stimulate change in the world for better – particularly in relation to consumerism and new models of economy as our focus.” Heather Davis writes about the same we20 event here …

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NESTA meets Clay Shirky

Posted by  admin —March 2, 2009
Filed in How Stuff Spreads & Changes

Here’s an overlap of pictures from 2 of my favourite sources AND they come together in the NGO space – which I find myself working in at the moment with one of Australia’s leading NGO’s. Source 1 – NESTA Connect wrote this piece which has shaped my thinking about the importance of conversations leading to relationships and then real-world transactions. Their diagrams of the different types of people/group networks made great sense also. Source 2 – Clay Shirky’s ideas Net-Map have embedded a 5 minute interview with Clay Shirky and they discuss the role of NGO’s in mobilsing and using …

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Shift Happens!

A friend of mine just sent me this presentation … it is a great example of the ‘exponential change’ and the ‘revolution’ that is happening right now! Shift Happens View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: sociology future) Karl Fisch at the Fischbowl blog wrote this about this sliedshow and the remixed version that he created: “A while back Scott McLeod, Jeff Brenman (who did the Slideshare version) and I received an email from someone at Sony BMG Music Entertainment asking us if they could remix the various versions of Did You Know? for a meeting they had coming …

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