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San Francisco Business Book Club

San Francisco Business Book Club

Welcome! We are a co-ed group that discusses non-fiction business / start-up related books on a monthly basis on Sunday afternoons. Members can nominate books & vote online. Recent reading selections include: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, Switch - How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Too Big To Fail, and 4 Hour Work Week

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The Fourth Sunday of Every Month at 2:00 PM

Books Inc in the Marina

Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers Into Collaborators Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143119586
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2011

Januray 2012 Selection: Special Date!  1/22!The author of the breakout hit Here Comes Everybody reveals how new technology is changing us for the better.
with Cognitive Surplus, he reveals how new digital technology is
unleashing a torrent of creative production that will transform our
world. For the first time, people are embracing new media that allow
them to pool their efforts at vanishingly low cost. The results of this
aggregated effort range from mind-expanding reference tools like
Wikipedia to life-saving Web sites like Ushahidi.com, which allows
Kenyans to report acts of violence in real time. Cognitive Surplus
explores what's possible when people unite to use their intellect,
energy, and time for the greater good.