[hcs-d] Clay Shirky at HLS Tomorrow (2/28) at 6PM - Berkman Center

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 18:56:09 EST 2008

How long will this last?  SJ

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Amar Ashar <ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu>

> Dear Harvard Computer Clubbers,
> Tomorrow, the Berkman Center is hosting Clay Shirky - internet luminary,
> writer, and thinker - at 6PM on the campus of Harvard Law School for a
> talk/discussion on his new book. We hope you can stop by for this very
> special event, as he's one of our major speakers for the year, and he's
> talking about some issues you may be interested in.
> (And please feel free to forward this information to your friends and
> other email lists!)
> Thanks!
> Amar
> =3D =3D =3D
> Clay Shirky on "Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without
> Organizations"
> * [TOMORROW] Thursday, February 28, 6:00 PM*
> Austin West Classroom, Austin Hall
> Harvard Law School (Map:
> http://map.harvard.edu/level2.cfm?mapname=3Dcamb_allston&tile=3DF6&series=
> No RSVP required - This Event is Free and Open to the Public
> http://cyber.law.harvard.edu
> "Here Comes Everybody" is about the social changes coming as a result of
> the internet's power to support group action. Sharing, conversation,
> collaboration, collective action; all of these forms of group effort
> have been hampered by the myriad real-world difficulties of finding and
> coordinating with others. Our new group-forming media have removed many
> of those difficulties, and we are in the middle of a transformation of
> all kinds of group action.
> About Clay
> =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
> Clay Shirky studies the way communications tools alter or amplify social
> life; his current work is on large-scale collaborative networks. Mr.
> Shirky is on the faculty at NYU's graduate Interactive
> Telecommunications Program, and has worked as an advisor or consultant
> to many organizations, including Yahoo, Microsoft, the U.S. Navy, the
> BBC, and Lego. He has also been an advisor to many social startups,
> including Meetup, Social Text, del.icio.us, Flickr, and Dodgeball. Mr.
> Shirky is the author of the forthcoming book, "Here Comes Everybody: The
> Power of Organizing Without Organizations", which examines the ways in
> which new forms of social media are allowing for new kinds of
> collaborative action.
> More information here:
> http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/berkmanevents/2008/02/27/tomorrow-february-2=
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