Here’s a provocative video. It received a warm reception at e-thePeople and nice discussion. Here’s how I described it on etp:
Where do you find the time to participate in e-thepeople? Clay Shirky suggests that e-thepeople, wikipedia and other participatory media find the time by tapping into the cognitive surplus, the 200 billion hours Americans spend watching TV each year in the US alone. He claims that people choose participation over consumption, when given the chance. What do you think:
Is participatory media a revolution or just a fad? Is your time on e-thepeople valuable or a waste of time?
Watch it here: