Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Adjunct Professor at NYU

The Clay Shirky keynotes give valuable insight into the development of Internet technologies and how social and economics are affected respectively.

Shirky graduated from Yale University with a bachelor's degree in fine arts. He became the Vice President of the Electronic Frontier Foundation Shirky. He then moved on to become a professor at Hunter College for new media. Since 2001 he has assumed the position of adjunct professor at New York University.

Shirky has written six books, including 'Here Comes Everybody,' which focuses on the benefits of crowd-sourcing. His articles have appeared in esteemed magazines like the Harvard Business Review and the New York Times.

By dipping into the topics of social media, pirating privacy and third world benefits, the Clay Shirky keynotes push our thought boundaries past marveling at the web for its mere convenience.

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