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

Amar Ashar ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu
Thu Feb 28 09:36:32 EST 2008

Probably a little over an hour...


Samuel Klein wrote:
> How long will this last?  SJ
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Amar Ashar =

> <ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu <mailto:ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu>> wrote:
>     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&se=
>     <http://map.harvard.edu/level2.cfm?mapname=3Dcamb_allston&tile=3DF6&s=
>     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 <http://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-februa=
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Amar Ashar
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