How social media can make history – Clay Shirky

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter, and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.  With the social media contents creating a massive personalized story from individuals living … Continue reading How social media can make history – Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky – Hierarchy & Leadership

Quote from Clay Shirky's posts on the Penguin Blog.  "A revelatory examination of how the wildfirelike spread of new forms of social interaction enabled by technology is changing the way humans form groups and exist within them, with profound long-term economic and social effects-for good and for ill A handful of kite hobbyists scattered around the … Continue reading Clay Shirky – Hierarchy & Leadership