Lifestyle interview with Clay Shirky


Within 10 minutes of one of my students leaving to go home, others staying late wrote: “Goodnight Tom” on a whiteboard, photographed themselves in front of it, put it on Flicker and tagged it with his name, knowing the first thing he would do when he got home was discover it.

via This much I know: Clay Shirky, Technology guru, 44, London | Life and style | The Observer.

I must say, being a “guru” of anything sounds quite nice, so from now on I want to be referred to as a “media guru”. Thanks.

With regards to the quotation above, I was disappointed that my tweet from the classroom failed. I think this is due to my primitive black-and-white gas-powered mobile phone.