Innovation & Revolution Genesis, 2009
Invention, Innovation, Revolution <ul><li>Invention:   A new device, method, or process developed  </li></ul><ul><li>Innov...
Characteristics <ul><li>Chaos -> Order </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing rate of change </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility of info...
Is Progress Always Good?
The Printing Press Changed the world of information
Creating new institutions, mediums, and thought patterns
Dewey decimal system <ul><li>000 Computer science, information & general works </li></ul><ul><li>100 Philosophy and psycho...
Dewey decimal system <ul><li>000 Computer science, information & general works </li></ul><ul><li>100 Philosophy and psycho...
Phone Book Is there such a thing as too much information? Phone Book
 
Tag cloud Where do all these questions lead us now?
The Tagged Tanakh
Where will the revolution take us?
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A presentation created by the Genesis Brandeis University program that focused on the historical and cultural effects of innovation and revolution on the Jewish community. After four weeks, sixteen high school students presented this slide show to their peers. (The presentation has been slightly modified to provide a wider context.)

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Innovation and Revolution

  1. 1. Innovation & Revolution Genesis, 2009
  2. 2. Invention, Innovation, Revolution <ul><li>Invention: A new device, method, or process developed </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation: Using an invention or idea to change how the world works, how people organize themselves, or how they conduct their lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Revolution: A drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving </li></ul>
  3. 3. Characteristics <ul><li>Chaos -> Order </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing rate of change </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility of information </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in power and authority </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is Progress Always Good?
  5. 5. The Printing Press Changed the world of information
  6. 6. Creating new institutions, mediums, and thought patterns
  7. 7. Dewey decimal system <ul><li>000 Computer science, information & general works </li></ul><ul><li>100 Philosophy and psychology </li></ul><ul><li>200 Religion </li></ul><ul><li>300 Social sciences </li></ul><ul><li>400 Language </li></ul><ul><li>500 Science </li></ul><ul><li>600 Technology </li></ul><ul><li>700 Arts and recreation </li></ul><ul><li>800 Literature </li></ul><ul><li>900 History, geography, and biography </li></ul>How we organize information reveals our values and culture
  8. 8. Dewey decimal system <ul><li>000 Computer science, information & general works </li></ul><ul><li>100 Philosophy and psychology </li></ul><ul><li>200 Religion </li></ul><ul><li>300 Social sciences </li></ul><ul><li>400 Language </li></ul><ul><li>500 Science </li></ul><ul><li>600 Technology </li></ul><ul><li>700 Arts and recreation </li></ul><ul><li>800 Literature </li></ul><ul><li>900 History, geography, and biography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>294.3 Buddhism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>296 Judaism </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Phone Book Is there such a thing as too much information? Phone Book
  10. 11. Tag cloud Where do all these questions lead us now?
  11. 12. The Tagged Tanakh
  12. 13. Where will the revolution take us?

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