"Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist" – Kenneth Boulding
"Gross National Product measures everything, except that which makes life worthwhile. Read more »
I picked up Viral Spiral from the Boston Public Library because it was the oldest book that I could find that referenced the Sharing Economy. I thought that it would be good to learn about the events that led up to the explosion of the sharing movement as we know it. Read more »
Upon the release of his divisive 2008 book Here Comes Everybody, Clay Shirky was besieged by media professionals: "what will happen to our careers in the brave new world of amateur media?" they asked. Read more »
Truth is more urgent than fiction.
It's a feeling that anyone reading environmental reports (like, say, “Planetary Boundaries,” or even “NASA Data Reveal Major Groundwater Loss in California”) knows well. Read more »
The shareable novel has arrived: Today, geek demigod Cory Doctorow releases his new book, Makers, as a " free, Creative Commons download, under a NonCommercial-ShareAlike license that allows you to remix it to your heart's content and share . Read more »