Community Support, Love and Beauty

Clay Shirky gave a talk that covered community support at SuperNova 2007. During part of the talk he covers the value of community support – things like this blog, or the agile-testing list, or theSW-IMPROVE list.

About nine minutes (perhaps the best nine minutes) of the talk are available online here in quicktime format.

It’s a great, inspiring talk about using open-source, and open-source tools to build community. Part of my explicit goal is to build the same thing in the software testing community.

I’ve had my moments, but I am no Clay Shirky. Watch the video. It’s worth it.

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