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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That means, they must promise users something for their efforts that seems both engaging enough and realistic enough to inspire their participation. Not all groups must exist forever, and each case is different. Hardcoverpages. Uses some great examples of real works crowds, that I’ve actually heard about or even seen myself, so that’s a good thing.
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Also by Clay Shirky. You don’t need to read it any further everyone! Shirky further argues that the successful creation of online groups relies on successful fusion of a, ‘plausible promise, an effective tool, and an acceptable bargain for the user. Business models are being destroyed, transformed, born at dizzying speeds, and the larger social impact is profound. For the most part, he sticks with the tech-utopian 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.
And the bad news? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I got the same kind of feeling reading this book as I do reading Malcolm Gladwell: This “failure”concept first occurred to me in about, oh or so, when I went to the Newport Music Hall in Columbus to see Nazareth.
But they are not controversial to me! Shirky was the original Professor of New Media in the Media Studies department at Hunter College, where he created the department’s first undergraduate and graduate offerings in new media, and helped design the current MFA in Integrated Media Arts program.
He sets out to explain, as many recent authors have done, how new communication technologies and the people who use them are changing the world we live in. Pages to import images to Wikidata. According to Shirky, the book is about “what happens when people are given the tools to do things together, without needing traditional organizational structures”. Shirky contends that the Internet, cell phones and other two-way communications technologies have lowered the barriers to group formation, such that people are organizing to great effect in ways that would have been impossible just a few years ago.
But he manages to completely forget that bit when writing his wide-eyed-with-wonder “hallelujah! Shirky writes cleanly and convincingly about the intersection of technological innovation and social change.
It’s not just journalists who are doomed. Not because I look through the obscure rules of probability-math because I — as a professional gambler lawyer — take ANY wager no matter how bad my chances are. The link to the site gets passed from friend to friend, then on to Myspace, and then to Digg.
New technologies and social media sites may be changing the globe, but that change is top down, from wealthy countries to poor countries; from certain classes within countries, and there’s a set of power relations being appropriated and expanded there that Skirky’s book doesn’t address. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But both these authors boldly claim to have detected some of them.
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There was a programmer that developed gere hypothesis and he put two programs out for the public. Sep 05, Tasha Christensen rated it liked it. Fairness to Clay, a lot of his contemporaries are still upbeat utopians, while the run-up to the election saw Clay become one of the angriest pundits on the text-messaging service known as Twitter. Inspired by Your Browsing History. They are coming alright.
This page was last edited on 2 Marchat This article is about the book. All the hundreds of people working on things like Linux programmes, or contributing to Genbank a public database of genetic clmesor contributing to one of the myriad other organisations giving out their knowledge and expertise for free.
Yes, the Internet makes the formation of groups trivial.
I am personally always blown over by the generosity of people on the internet, and the amazing access to information that is there for the asking, and thoroughly enjoyed these parts of the book.
I love the title of this book – Here Comes Everybody – and that is exactly what is celebrated here. Jan 27, Bernard O’Leary rated it really liked it. Neither sufficiently realises that these tools and these rhetorics can just as readily be co-opted by The Man. Good book to understand power of dhirky technology whether it be social media or the web. Our age’s new technologies of social networking are evolving- and causing us to evolve into new groups doing new things in new ways.
What humans will do with new kit is hard to predict. This may be one of the best ethnographies of our time. Occasionally, however, there is a dark note, and a fear that things will go wrong. Why are social tools bound to transform society? The author addresses the way social media sites give people the tools to act, but emphasizes its the design of the tool, along with other sometimes unforeseen circumstances, that allow people to mobilize and create an impact. All in all I found this an interesting read.
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Sep 20, Fred Zimny rated it really liked it. In short, there are many paeans here to the notion of technology as socially constructed.
Clay Shirky explores the ways in everybodyy technology has altered news consumption, social work, networking, self expression, and more.