Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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Posts with a shirky theme

Why do we not routinely encrypt?

Clay Shirky looks at government and corporate attempts to prevent widespread P2P encryption and concludes the RIAA will inadvertently encourage uptake

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Two gurus vs the Semantic Web

Matt Jones links to Lou Rosenfeld echoing Clay Shirky’s opposition to the Semantic Web

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Clay Shirky’s reading list on networks

Clay Shirky’s intro and reading list on new thinkng in relation to networks

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“Latent” Social Software?

Clay Shirky suggests that Waypath Buzz Maker is part of a category of latent social software tools

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Increasing use of synchronous online communication tools in organisations

Clay Shirky notices increasing frequency of Slashdot discussions relating to using synchronous online communication tools in companies

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Wikis : unfocussed or misunderstood?

Clay Shirky defends Wikis against the charge that they are unfocussed.

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(un)sociable software standards

Clay Shirky on the RSS/Echo dogfight

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Clay Shirky on Social Software and the Politics of Groups

Short review of Clay Shirky’s essay “Social Software and the Politics of Groups”

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