Bottoms-up!

Bottoms-up!
: I was catching up on my magazine reading t his morning, going one-issue back in Fortune (how amusing and quaint to find such an antique magazine that calls Howard Dean the frontrunner!) and finally got to David Kirkpatrick’s fine column about the “bottom-up economy.”

What do these things have in common: the TV show American Idol, Howard Dean’s presidential campaign, eBay, and the open-source Linux operating system? They’re all manifestations of a key trend of our time: the shift in power away from centralized institutions and toward the individual

  • JorgXMcKie

    Don’t forget self-organizing. An important corollary to bottom-up organization that makes it work.