Gin, Television, and Social Surplus – Here Comes Everybody

This is a lovely crystallization of a particular view on how a “cognitive surplus” in modern life is changing the world.

Gin, Television, and Social Surplus – Here Comes Everybody

Obviously, mere availability of time not spent watching TV is not a complete analysis – for that you also need to cover the change in models of respect and feedback which empower creative contribution, and the development of communication technologies and knowledge tools which enable ideas to spread.

Well worth reading, though.