Sunday, May 11, 2008

TV: The Cognitive Surplus: Drinking and Watching TV to death

If you haven't already, you've got to watch this. There's some new ideas that NYU prof Clay Shirky presents that are really exciting. Wikipedia, video games that help cure diseases, and who knows what else may be portending an amazing shift in society; one that techno-utopians have been slaveringly anticipating for decades. Maybe this was what Marshall McLuhan was probing at way back. Not sure, but it's fascinating.

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