Monthly Archives: June 2010

Clay Shirky at the LSE

I had an enjoyable couple of hours yesterday evening at the LSE, attending Clay Shirky‘s lecture on cognitive surplus, which was launching his book of the same name. It was an enjoyable hour, and a real pleasure to hear stories … Continue reading

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Events, dear boy…

Quite a few events coming up in the next couple of weeks that I should probably let you know about. Next week I’m attending a few things: on Monday, the Clay Shirky lecture on Cognitive Surplus at the LSE, followed … Continue reading

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Quora is an interesting looking service, providing a fairly straightforward question and answer platform. It’s been in closed beta for a while, but now has been unleashed onto the public at large. It’s all about capturing the activity we all … Continue reading

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Everything you ever need to know about the internet

John Naughton is consistently one of the – if not the – best writers we have about technology. His A Brief History Of The Future is a simply fantastic introduction to the internet: why and how it came about, from … Continue reading

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Collaborative innovation

This is a great video from John Seely Brown, who is a really interesting guy. His website blurb states that I’m a visiting scholar at USC and the independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. In a previous life, … Continue reading

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