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The Wealth of Networks: How Social…

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and…

by Yochai Benkler

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With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets, while at the same time offering new opportunities to enhance individual freedom, cultural diversity, political discourse, and justice. But these results are by no means inevitable: a systematic campaign to protect the entrenched industrial information economy of the last century threatens the promise of today’s emerging networked information environment. In this comprehensive social theory of the Internet and the networked information economy, Benkler describes how patterns of information, knowledge, and cultural production are changing--and shows that the way information and knowledge are made available can either limit or enlarge the ways people can create and express themselves. He describes the range of legal and policy choices that confront us and maintains that there is much to be gained--or lost--by the decisions we make today.… (more)



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So much of the compelling 'why?' + 'how?' of open is explained in this book. Must read!
  open-leadership | Jan 24, 2018 |
Este livro é um clássico para quem pretende estudar a Sociedade da Informação
Está disponível em formato digital para download em http://www.benkler.org/Benkler_Wealth_Of_Networks.pdf

O autor é Isrealita e apresenta uma visão muito própria do que se pode explorar no contexto das redes e do seu valor, sendo considerado um dos intelectuais da idade de informação tem formação na área de direito e das leis

Definitivamente um texto a ler, recomendo
Um apresentação TED (2005) deste autor sobre a economia do open-source pode ser vista em http://www.ted.com/talks/yochai_benkler_on_the_new_open_source_economics.html ( )
  lbgouveia | May 17, 2016 |
Brilliant book. Must read. In keeping with the analysis in the book, Yochai Benkler made the full text available under a Creative Commons, Non-Commercial licence. ( )
  RobertPollard | Jan 22, 2010 |
Good reading but some concepts can be very condensed and difficult to understand due to the style of writing. But the work remains an important work in Today's world... ( )
  adulau | Mar 22, 2009 |
Very interesting book, explains in DETAIL the facets of peer production and collective intelligence. A must read, but quite difficult to go through. ( )
  hennis | Dec 26, 2008 |
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