There's a new era of online community and it's challenging our notions of entertainment, activism and audience. Clay Shirky’s new book, Here Comes Everybody, depicts this online world, driven by networks that grow and act in never-before-seen ways.This link takes you to the transcript and downloadable audio for the segment.
(Disclaimer: I confess, I find most ruminations on the "unprecedented nature" of net phenomena pretty tedious. But this is an exception. -- Pat)