Tag: Clay Shirky

  • It’s not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

    It’s not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

    Thank you Daniela for pointing me to Clay Shirky’s keynote at Web 2.0 Expo last week in New York. In it, Clay gives a talk on Social Networks, Lifestreaming, and Privacy. It’s a timely talk as lifestreams go mainstream. I’m really happy to see someone like Clay talking about the social impacts of lifestreaming and […]

  • Cognitive Surplus will free up time to

    One of the best talks at this year’s Web 2.0 Expo was Clay Shirky on Cognitive Surplus. In it he suggests that modern television is a, “cognitive heat sink, dissipating thinking that might otherwise have built up and caused society to overheat.” He concludes after describing how a child spent a few minutes looking for the mouse connected […]