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Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky
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Feb 24, 2009 | ISBN 9780143114949

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“A fascinating survey of the digital age . . . An eye-opening paean to possibility.” —The Boston Globe

“Drawing from anthropology, economic theory and keen observation, [Shirky] makes a strong case that new communication tools are making once-impossible forms of group action possible . . . [an] extraordinarily perceptive new book.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Mr. Shirky writes cleanly and convincingly about the intersection of technological innovation and social change.” —New York Observer

“Clay has long been one of my favorite thinkers on all things Internet—not only is he smart and articulate, but he’s one of those people who is able to crystallize the half-formed ideas that I’ve been trying to piece together into glittering, brilliant insights that make me think, yes, of course, that’s how it all works.” —Cory Doctorow, co-editor of Boing Boing and author of Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present

“Clear thinking and good writing about big changes.” —Stewart Brand

“Clay Shirky may be the finest thinker we have on the Internet revolution, but Here Comes Everybody is more than just a technology book; it’s an absorbing guide to the future of society itself. Anyone interested in the vitality and influence of groups of human beings—from knitting circles, to political movements, to multinational corporations-needs to read this book.” —Steven Johnson, author of Everything Bad Is Good for You and Emergence

“How do trends emerge and opinions form? The answer used to be something vague about word of mouth, but now it’s a highly measurable science, and nobody understands it better than Clay Shirky. In this delightfully readable book, practically every page has an insight that will change the way you think about the new era of social media. Highly recommended.” —Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine and author of The Long Tail

“In story after story, Clay masterfully makes the connections as to why business, society and our lives continue to be transformed by a world of net- enabled social tools. His pattern-matching skills are second to none.” —Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Chief Software Architect

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