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Cognitive Surplus

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Reviews on Clay Shirky's second book: Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age. Since we Americans were suburbanized and educated by the postwar boom, we've had a surfeit of intellect, energy, and time-what Shirky calls a cognitive surplus. People are embracing new media that allow us to pool our efforts at vanishingly low cost. The results of this aggregated effort range from mind expanding-reference tools like Wikipedia-to lifesaving-such as Ushahidi.com.

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created August 24, 2010

updated February 12, 2013

joined 01/19/2010
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