Image: More New Engalnd Quarter graffiti from Brighton
Image: More New Engalnd Quarter graffiti from Brighton

Al Robertson has been tinkering / remixing Andy Gibson’s thinking on what makes successful social projects, called “45 Social by Social Propositions“, partly inspired by Clay Shirky’s thinking in Here Comes Everybody. This is the intellectual equivalent of a Long Island Ice Tea made with preimum triple filtered spirits.

It’ll knock your socks off.

The outcome is a sort of social media thought poem, with verses like:

You can’t force people to volunteer
Build it and they may well not come
The world is a noisy place

I recommend reading the whole thing.

Meanwhile, Andy is working on a new version…