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Cognitive Surplus?

By EdwinWise
Created 04/29/2008 - 12:30

Where do all those editors and busybodies at Wikipedia find the time to do all that work? Aren't those LARPers and D&Ders just wasting their lives, piddling away the hours. How do they squeeze it in? Well, read on dear friend... this article reflects many of my own thoughts on the subject of time and opportunity. Of course, he created a great speech leading to a great article, and I didn't: http://www.herecomeseverybody.org/2008/04/looking-for-the-mouse.html [1] In it, ClayShirky talks about TV time, brainpower, how we have choices for how we spend our time, passive consumption versus creation, etc...  "It's better to do something than to do nothing. " -- Clay Shirky 

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