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Clay Shirky: How social media can make history | Video on TED.com

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Clay Shirky: Why SOPA is a bad idea

Charles Leadbeater: Education Innovation in the Slums

Media in our world is now "global, social, ubiquitous, and cheap"...Pinterest is a prime example.

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The idea of cognitive surplus, and the long tail, is a fundamental rethink of what we're doing in schools. We ignore this at our peril! Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world via TED

Here Comes Everybody, by Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | Video on TED.com #lianza13

This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals.

Clay Shirky: How social media can make history While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

Clay Shirky: What Motivates Us To Collaborate?

TED talk on collaboration by Clay Shirky

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