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Our Future Society, part 39: Turning Point
Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet
"In this new age of networked intelligence, collaborative communities are enhancing and even bypassing crumbling institutions. We are innovating the way our financial institutions and governments operate; how we educate our children; how the healthcare, newspaper, and energy industries serve their customers; how we care for our neighbourhoods: and even how we solve global problems."
— Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
Google Is Your Friend
When it comes to new solutions, global connectivity and resilient, thrivable outcomes, Google's interests are near perfectly aligned with our individual goals. This alone is more than worth the Google+ ticket.
Small Groups Empowered By A Shared And Shareable Purpose
One of the very cool things we can do with the tech and tools Google is already providing, is gathering small groups of people, and develop rich, robust interconnectivity with other similar (small) groups, effectively creating new forms of organizing, new forms and archetypes for future companies.
Basically, folksonomish tags.