This is the guy who writes about social software and “community” phenomena. I read his speech yesterday “A Group is its Own Worst Enemy,” about online groups. It’s a good read for facilitators.
Clay Shirky’s Writings About the Internet
Economics & Culture, Media & Community, Open Source
He says it’s
a mix of essays written for the list, essays written for other outlets, drafts of ideas I’m pursuing, and reader commentary (re-printed only with permission, of course).