The Real Revolution Is Openness, Clay Shirky Tells Tech Leaders

Artículo en The Chronicle of Higher Education sobre una conferencia de Clay Shirky en Educause. Vía @jsalinasi.

"There’s all kinds of hidden value in our systems which you can’t even understand until you open them up to see what people do with them," Mr. Shirky said. "The thing that drives me craziest in conversations with large institutions about large data sets is they want to know in advance what will happen. Why should we open up our data? To which the answer is, you open up your data to see where the value is. It’s the value you can’t even predict until you try it that you get back."