Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky (born 1964) is an American writer, consultant and teacher on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. He has a joint appointment at New York University (NYU) as a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and Assistant Arts Professor in the New Media focused graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). His courses address, among other things, the interrelated effects of the topology of social networks and technological networks, how our networks shape culture and vice-versa.

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Shirky, Clay (2002): Web Services and Context Horizons. In IEEE Computer, 35 (9) pp. 98-100.

Feller, Joseph, Fitzgerald, Brian, Hissam, Scott A., Lakhani, Karim R., Shirky, Clay, Cusumano, Michael (2005): Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software, The MIT Press,

Shirky, Clay (2008): Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, Penguin Press,