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The Wealth of Networks = free stuff! Literally, the book is free.

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Theres a lot of genius in that beard

There's a lot of genius in that beard

Like others in our class, I hadn’t heard of Yochai Benkler before he showed up on our reading list.

The Benkler is faculty co-director of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. I’ve seen a lot of interesting projects come from Berkman; it’s definitely an org to watch if you’re into cyberlaw for cyberspace.

The Wealth of Networks, his book we’re reading excerpts from, was released under a Creative Commons Noncommercial Sharealike license. If you want the whole book, you’re free to download from a variety of filetypes here.

Or, more immediate and accessible, here’s Benkler’s 2005 TED talk on collaborative, open-source economics (17 minutes):

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Written by @hellopanelo

February 16, 2009 at 10:04 pm

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