The power of inclusivity

· The Power of Many

Mark Glazer notes that Craig Newmark often appeals to “nerd values” when explaining what makes craigslist run so well: OJR article: ‘Nerd Values’ Help Propel Tiny Craigslist Into Classifieds Threat.
I think we are seeing a transition in the internetworked world from geek values (arrogance, insiderhood, impatience with nongeeks) to nerd values (Craig suggests that as a “recovering” nerd he is sensitive to the need to include people who aren’t socially adept on their own).