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Clay Shirky: How social media can make history

Clay Shirky: How social media can make history

http://www.ted.com/talks/clay_shirky_how_cellphones_twitter_facebook_can_make_history.html

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Clay Shirky Clay Shirky (born 1964[2]) is an American writer, consultant and teacher on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. He has a joint appointment at New York University (NYU) as a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and Assistant Arts Professor in the New Media focused graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).[3] His courses address, among other things, the interrelated effects of the topology of social networks and technological networks, how our networks shape culture and vice-versa.[4] In praise of cooperation without coordination: Clay Shirky at TEDGlobal 2012 Amy Cuddy must be proud: Clay Shirky walks on stage and promptly strikes a power pose. Then he tells us of a 9-year-old Scottish girl who lives about 50 miles from here. Martha Payne started the foodblog NeverSeconds, for which she took her camera into school to document her lunches, using metrics such as “pieces of hair found in food.” First, she acquired dozens, then hundreds, then thousands of readers.

For 13 Years, Welin Kusuma Pursues 18 Academic And Professional Degrees One Hundred Credit Units/Semester, Attend Lectures from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please count how many titles behind your name? One, two, or three? For Welin Kusuma, his titles are not enough to be counted with ten fingers. In fact, he has 18 academic and professional degrees. It took him 13 years to collect the titles from various campuses in Surabaya. Here Comes Everybody This article is about the book. For the fictional character, see Finnegans Wake. Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations is a book by Clay Shirky published by Penguin Press in 2008 on the effect of the Internet on modern group dynamics and organization. The author considers examples such as Wikipedia and MySpace in his analysis.

Go on the Social Media Offensive A lot has changed in social media over the course of 2010 — which, really, is the first year that social has been fully and comfortably embedded in the marketing mix. Most companies have finally moved beyond the initial pilot social marketing programs of the past few years and into full-blown production. As the CEO of a company in the middle of this trend, I’m excited. That said, many companies are still using social to play defense. unCloud — It's not that kind. Control your own cloud. The proliferation of social networking and current developments in service-based platforms (what has become known as 'cloud computing') provide explicit examples of the privatization and commodification of social production. What becomes clear is that our experience of the web is bound to inherent paradoxes that are reflected in its technical organization. One of the foundations for its critique relies on the recognition of the ways in which the energies of peer production and social exchange have been expropriated from the commons by the market. unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a laptop to create an open wireless network and distribute their own information.

Mapping GitHub – a network of collaborative coders GitHub is a large community where coders can collaborate on software development projects. People check code in and out, make edits, etc. Franck Cuny maps this community (with Gephi), based on information in thousands of user profiles. The above is a map colored and sorted by the main language of each person (PHP, Python, Perl, Javascript, or Ruby). For 13 Years, Welin Kusuma Pursues 18 Academic and Professional Degrees One Hundred Credit Units/Semester, Attend Lectures from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please count how many titles behind your name? One, two, or three?

Evgeny Morozov Evgeny Morozov (2010) Evgeny Morozov (Russian: Евгений Морозов) is a writer and researcher of Belarusian origin who studies political and social implications of technology. He is currently a senior editor at The New Republic. Life[edit] Morozov was born in 1984 in Soligorsk, Belarus.[1] He attended the American University in Bulgaria[2] and later lived in Berlin before moving to the United States.

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