Here Comes Everybody: How Change Happens When People Come Together

By: Clay Shirky

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128 x 198mm

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THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED – IT WILL BE EMAILED, TEXTED, BLOGGED, WIKIED . . .

Welcome to the new future of involvement. Forming groups is easier than it's ever been: unpaid volunteers can build an encyclopaedia together in their spare time, mistreated customers can join forces to get their revenge on airlines and high street banks, and one man with a laptop can raise an army to help recover a stolen phone.

The results of this new world of easy collaboration can be both good (young people defying an oppressive government with a guerrilla ice-cream eating protest) and bad (girls sharing advice for staying dangerously skinny) but it's here and, as Clay Shirky shows, it's affecting . . . well, everybody.

For the first time, we have the tools to make group action truly a reality. And they're going to change our whole world.
ISBN:
9780141030623
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2009
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
128 x 198mm

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