Screenplay idea: Man gets amnesia and reconstructs his life from blog comments he wrote. Short film -- he kills himself after 11 minutes.
Clay Shirky saying more smart things about emotion and media. It's annoying how smart he is.
This touches on my project I was talking to you about when you were in MPLS.
posted by taulpaul at 10:46 AM on June 2, 2009
smartest thing he says...
"I don't want ANYbody in the world to contact me, but I do want people I don't know to be able to contact me. So being able to find metrics in the social network that says (sic)"You've never met this person, and you'll probably be happy to get their mail." Ten people you know know 100 people THAT person knows...THAT's a person I want to hear from."
This is why Twitter will succeed.
posted by Karl K at 10:28 PM on June 2, 2009
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