December 1, 2005

News & Opinion: More Plans For The World Is Flat

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Thomas Friedman is thinking of opening up his book The World Is Flat for all to contribute. Here is a quote from the Financial Times:
"It's been suggested to me that we actually turn the book into an open-source product. Just put it up on the web like Wikipedia [the collaborative online encyclopedia] and let people add to it."

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.