Clay Shirky on the phrase: "Half of humanity has not yet made a phone call"
"...Statists are people who believe that the world either is or should be a controlled, predictable place. Dynamists, by contrast, see the world as a set of dynamic processes. This distinction is the key to The Phrase. Anyone who uses it is affirming the statist point of view, even if unconsciously, because they are treating telecommunications infrastructure as if it were frozen in time..."
Thursday, October 11, 2007
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