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TED Talks: Season 2012

2012x77 Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government
TV-PG

  • 2012-06-01T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all their citizens.

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