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Why we collaborate

By staff and wire services reports
October 16th, 2013

Mass collaboration is the theme of this excellent TED Radio Hour. “The world has over a trillion hours a year of free time to commit to shared projects,” says professor Clay Shirky. But what motivates dozens, thousands, even millions of people to come together on the Internet and commit their time to a project for free? What is the key to making a successful collaboration work? In this hour, TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world…

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