Clay Shirky

New York University

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Professor of new media at New York University's School of Interactive Telecommunications and author of Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age

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Since the 2007 global recession, China has remained an economic powerhouse, the hallmark of reliable growth and stable investment.

Is China's Economic Instability a Political Crisis?

Since the 2007 global recession, China has remained an economic powerhouse, the hallmark of reliable growth and stable investment.

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As you're buying holiday presents, think about this. Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.

Hooked on Gadgets, Muddling Our Minds?

As you're buying holiday presents, think about this. Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.

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Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.  But, like it or not, it's transforming the human brain.

Hooked on Gadgets, Muddling Our Minds?

Internet multi-tasking is both a magnificent research tool and an infuriating distraction.  But, like it or not, it's transforming the human brain.

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