Sometimes surfing the web is truly enlightening because someone has posted something for you.
Coming across the TED community was such an experience. It’s a bunch of high tech geeks full of energy and wit to organise several conferences on an annual basis AND produce an online, breathing community with input and inspiriation for curious people.
They’ve created a video channel labelled ‘the rise of collaboration’. Check it out and listen to the founder of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, and other people with huge insight into the art of collaboration.