Timothy B. Lee has written an interesting post on yet another reason why online collaboration and creativity is not bound by the same rules as meat space. It's a nice companion piece to the Michael Wesch video posted on xark.
If you aren't familiar with Wesch, you are in for a treat. He's a professor of anthropology at the University of Kansas. He studies ... us. Here's my favorite video. "the machine is us/ing us." Cool tunes, too.
This stuff gets me so excited. Viva la revolucion.