Greater than the sum of its parts

Tom Coates: Greater than the sum of its parts
Last week Tom Coates of Yahoo!’s Tech Development group talked at the Future of Web Apps conference in San Francisco about how to generate systems and models wherein large groups of people can publically create something together that’s more than the sum of its parts. It’s about Wikipedia, Flickr, “technologies of cooperation”, motives for social engagement, how to derive value from innumerable small contributions and what challenges this form of creation may be causing in a world of proprietary data.

View web-optimised presentation
Download presentation (pdf, 75 mb)
Read presentation notes (written up by Marnie Webb)

Leave a Reply