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July 15, 2005

Co-opting the Creative Revolution


50 Years of Chaos Ahead

"Digital technology is providing people with the tools to produce and share content like never before, and it is set to throw the relationship between them and institutions into turmoil, say experts. Shirky talks of an explosion of creative collaboration "I am predicting 50 years of chaos," says leading digital thinker Clay Shirky. "Loosely organised groups will be increasingly given leverage.

"Institutions will come under increasing degrees of pressures and the more rigid they are, the more pressures they will come under. "It is going to be a mass re-adjustment," he says, addressing delegates at the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Oxford, UK."" Continue reading Co-opting the Creative Revolution by Jo Twist, BBC.

Posted by jo at July 15, 2005 08:22 AM