Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: Clay Shirky
Born: 1964 in Columbia, Missouri
- American writer, consultant, lecturer, and teacher on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies.
- Former vice president of the New York chapter of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where he wrote technology guides for Ziff-Davis.
- Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (2011).
- Hello Avatar: Rise of the Networked Generation (2011).
- Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age (2010).
- Group as User: Flaming and the Design of Social Software (2005).
- A Group is its Own Worst Enemy (2005).
- Planning for Web Services: Obstacles and Opportunities (2003).
"Technology has turned many past consumers into producers."