One of the connected economy’s most thought-provoking mavericks, David Weinberger the co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, a national bestseller that has been translated into twelve languages and is considered one the seminal books about business and the Internet. A tenth anniversary edition was published in 2010.
David is also the author of Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web and Everything is Miscellaneous, about how knowledge is being reshaped in the digital world. Published by Times Books, the Los Angeles Times called it, “Perfectly placed to tell us what’s really new about [the] second-generation Web.” It led to a five-year project as co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab where he led a team of developers creating groundbreaking, open library tech.
Too Big to Know, published by Basic Books, explored how the movement of knowledge onto the Web is resulting in knowledge taking on the properties of networks, escaping the limitations of paper bound into books. And his most recent book, the award-winning Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility, presents a unique perspective on the rise and importance of machine learning.
David’s work has been published many times in Wired and Harvard Business Review, as well as in Scientific American, the New York Times, and many more. He has given hundreds of keynote speeches around the world, including recently on what ethics can learn from AI and the shift in our most ancient strategies for thriving as citizens and businesspeople.