Clay Shirky on open source and democracy

Clay Shirky is one of the sharpest mind with a very deep understanding of the implications of the changes brought up by social media and the web.

In this TED talk he discuss the changes brought by the web and how citizens can copy open source programmers to build a more open and ditributed democracy. Worth noting, the presentation of Github a distributed versionning system initially built for programmers and now used to follow on legal texts.

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