Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Benefits of Collaboration

No idea is born from itself, everything has an origin that is connected to something else. Trying to live in isolation doesn't work. It is better to learn how to live in harmony and connecting with more people.
Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation. (18m53s) Chris Anderson
Chris Anderson speaks about Crowd Accelerated Innovation at the TED conference. In this video, Chris clearly demonstrates how influential ideas can spread through the internet.
Now that more people are connecting through the internet, ideas are spreading faster, and people no longer need to be force fed information by big media. People are forming communities around ideas and beliefs, connecting from person to person; not from the top down.
More and more celebrities will emerge from the internet.
Where good ideas come from (4m07s) by Steven Johnson
In this video Steven gives a persuasive argument that the missing piece that will solve our problem lies outside ourself, and the best solutions come from connecting with other people.
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