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Unformatted text preview: collective action (open source software, flash mobs) o old organizations and old activities become inefficient compared to new ones • human nature o social – we like to form groups o intelligent – we can buy ourselves, make things to share… we are smart enough to know how to form groups • What else new is happening? o Online commerce aggregators – eBay, etsy, Craigslist, Amazon market place. o Online petitions o activists – Battle in Seattle • digital divide more important • new forms of censorship, surveillance, and control...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, open source software, Online commerce aggregators, Online petitions activists