Buy Used
£0.12
+ £2.80 delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by musicMagpie
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Buy with confidence from a huge UK seller, all items despatched next day directly from the UK. All items are quality guaranteed.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations Hardcover – 28 Feb 2008

3.8 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Hardcover
£31.46 £0.01
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Only on Amazon: One product for every need Only on Amazon: New Releases


Product details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Allen Lane (28 Feb. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713999896
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713999891
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 3.1 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 460,986 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

Clay has long been one of my favorite thinkers on all things Internet – not only is he smart and articulate, but he's one of those people who is able to crystallize the half-formed ideas that I've been trying to piece together into glittering, brilliant insights that make me think, yes, of course, that's how it all works (Cory Doctorow, co-editor of Boing Boing and author of Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present)



In story after story, Clay masterfully makes the connections as to why business, society and our lives continue to be transformed by a world of net-enabled social tools. His pattern-matching skills are second to none (Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Chief Software Architect)

Synopsis

A woman loses her phone, and recruits an army of volunteers to get it back. A dissatisfied airline passenger spawns a movement with her web log. Citizens with camera-phones are more effective than photojournalists at documenting the London Transport bombings. The world's largest encyclopedia is created by unmanaged participants. A handful of kids in Belarus create a political protest the state is powerless to stop ...Everywhere you look, groups of people are coming together to share with one another, work together, or take some kind of public action. For the first time in history, we have tools that truly allow for this.In the same way the printing press amplified the individual mind and the telephone amplified two-way conversation, now a host of new tools, from instant messages and mobile phones to weblogs and wikis, amplify group communication. And because we are natively good at working in groups, this amplification of group effort will change more than business models: it will change society. What does it mean that someone with a laptop can spark a movement that changes the fortunes of a billion-dollar-industry or help topple a government?

This profound and larger social impact is only now being explored. In "Here Comes Everybody" Clay Shirky, one of the new culture's wisest observers, give us his lucid and penetrating analysis on what the impact of this social revolution will be - for better or worse - on what we do, and who we are.

See all Product description

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


19 customer reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Read reviews that mention

Showing 1-7 of 19 reviews

12 July 2015
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
26 March 2013
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
3 January 2015
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
VINE VOICE
2 July 2008
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
5 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
24 April 2008
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
18 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
5 January 2011
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
19 January 2011
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
11 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?