Thunderclap: the power (or death) of crowds

Am I an out of touch, grumpy luddite or is Thunderclap a potentially lethal synthesis between chain letters, email spam and Avaaz-style civic engagement (“Clicking a button shows I care.” Really?) Crowd-sourcing – creating harmony between individual voices – is looking to be killed by technology before it reaches adolescence, let alone maturity. It’s worth taking a […]

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