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By Charles Leadbeater

You are what you share.

That is the ethic of the realm being created via YouTube and MySpace, Wikipedia and fb. We-Think is a rallying demand the shared energy of the internet to make society extra open and egalitarian.

We-Think stories on an exceptional wave of collaborative creativity as humans from California to China devise how you can interact which are extra democratic, effective and artistic. This consultant to the hot tradition of mass participation and innovation is a e-book like no different: it begun first on-line via a different test in collaborative creativity concerning enormous quantities of individuals around the globe.

The new release starting to be up with the internet should not content material to stay spectators. they need to be gamers and this can be their slogan: we predict as a result we are.

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