Posts Tagged ‘Networks’

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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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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