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Clay Shirky writes about and teaches the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. He is distinguished writer in residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and assistant arts professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. He is the author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations and Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age.
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The NYU professor thinks Gawker is on to something with its attempts to surface quality comments.
December 13, 2010
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