I have been following the tweets from Northern Rocks with interest. As always with education conferences, there are some really smart ideas cast out and hashtagged for posterity. But every now and again one of these edu-summits spews out a thought that is a real game changer.
I think this may be that very thought:
Yep: Knowledge is becoming obsolete. It’s over. It’s done for. It’ll soon be pushing up the daisies. This is brilliant news.
Think of everything we could do without knowledge cluttering up our brains? Actually… don’t think of everything we could do! The beauty of knowledge obsolescence is that you don’t have to think at all.
So what should we do with all this knowledge we’ve already accumulated? If knowledge is truly becoming obsolete, we could unburden ourselves…
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