Comments on: How do you write a biography about collaboration? http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/07/31/how-do-you-write-a-biography-about-collaboration/ Ethan Zuckerman’s online home, since 2003 Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:09:57 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 By: Biographies of collaboration | Ideas Bazaar http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/07/31/how-do-you-write-a-biography-about-collaboration/comment-page-1/#comment-3645928 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:16:22 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4925#comment-3645928 […] Interesting read from Ethan Zuckerman exploring the tendency for the figure of the lone genius to triumph over teams and collaborators in accounts of innovation. Two excerpts: […]

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By: The biography I’m waiting for: Bambaataa and the parallel universe of hip hop | ... My heart’s in Accra http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/07/31/how-do-you-write-a-biography-about-collaboration/comment-page-1/#comment-3643295 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:38:14 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4925#comment-3643295 […] wrote a book review, of sorts, last week about Walter Isaacson’s book on Steve Jobs and my concern that biographies, as a genre, celebrate a “great man” theory of history. While I remain convinced that we need more biographies of teams, of successful collaborations (an […]

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By: Generative acknowledgement – Mike Linksvayer http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/07/31/how-do-you-write-a-biography-about-collaboration/comment-page-1/#comment-3607371 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:44:13 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4925#comment-3607371 […] 1 2 3 and confirmation bias about which I can’t think of anything smart to say, so I’ll […]

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By: Ed Platt http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/07/31/how-do-you-write-a-biography-about-collaboration/comment-page-1/#comment-3603556 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:57:51 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4925#comment-3603556 We definitely had this problem at i3. The media was confused and a bit put off by our collaborative nature. So I think about this a lot, and really appreciate Nathan’s work.

There’s always the fictional “CEO” type like Adam Selene from The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress or even “Monty Python.”

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