The last couple of years or so has seen a sea change in social spaces, collaborative informational spaces and mass sharing of media on the web, in short the web has come of age. As such Wikinomics is timely, examining the rise of sites such as Second Life, MySpace and Wikipedia, amongst others.
Partly marketed as a management book it is in fact a good general read and almost essential reading for anyone involved in the area of social, virtual or new media spaces. Based on a 9$ million research project, Wikinomics shows how masses of people can participate in the economy like never before.
The books comes highly recommend and as mentioned essential for anyone researching, involved in, or thinking of starting their own collaborative space.