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60-Second Mind

Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences, Technology

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Science & Medicine 94
Social Sciences 15

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Humans Want to Share Information

March 15th, 2010

Episode 17 of 93 episodes

Speaking at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Tex., new media scholar Clay Shirky argues that businesses are buckling under the pressure of the digital revolution because of a subtle quirk in human nature. Christie Nicholson reports

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