Friday, February 7, 2014

Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Speaker: Clay Shirky, Social Network Guru

Clay Shirky, Wikipedia
This year's Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting features Clay Shirky as the guest speaker. Shirky will speak about what the internet does to culture. 

A professor at NYU, his courses address, among other things, "the interrelated effects of the topology of social networks and technological networks, how our networks shape culture and vice-versa." (Wikipedia)

Books: "Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations" and "Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age."

The event is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, at 7 PM at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street.

BHA President Alexandra Bowie will open the meeting with a report of BHA activities, followed by Tom Stewart with a presentation of BHA Awards for Community Service.

This meeting will be open to the public. A reception with light refreshments will follow the meeting.

For more details, please contact the BHA office at 718-858-9193.

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