(2008-06-17) Zittrain Future Internet
Jonathan Zittrain write The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It (OpenNet, the key to success of the Internet and other Generative systems, etc.). It looks like the whole text is online as free EBook using Comment Press.
Apr'2010: Steven Johnson on whether the presence of a "corporate choke-point" prohibits a system from being considered Generative. In my mind, a "generative" Platform translates to something like this: a platform that is constantly being re-invented in surprising new ways by a diverse group of creators, where individuals, hobbyists, small startups, and amateurs compete on a level playing field with large incumbents.