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Re: <nettime> Weekly Standard: Shirkyism
mp on Mon, 1 Nov 2010 09:07:11 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Weekly Standard: Shirkyism




On 31/10/10 06:26, nettime's_roving_reporter wrote:
>    Clay Shirky is the Internet's most prominent ponderer.

Who?

>    Shirky's thinking runs like this: Two billion people are now online.
>    Right now most of those people spend their free time watching
>    television. As television watching (which is bad) is replaced by
>    Internet surfing (which is good) people will combine to create
>    worthwhile virtual projects that become civic capital.

That's in Benkler (2006) - who did he rip off?






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