How We Will Read: Clay Shirky | Findings
5 April 2012
This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series published by the short-lived blog "Findings" in 2012. It explored the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. In this post, Steven Johnson spoke with Internet intellectual Clay Shirky, writer, teacher, and consultant on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. It includes Shirky's famous claim that publishing isn't a job any more, it's a button. Clay was a professor at the renowned Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU and author of Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age. Retrieved from Internet Archive on 23 Sept 2022 https://web.archive.org/web/20120504030525/http://blog.findings.com/post/20527246081/how-we-will-read-clay-shirky.