Education systems track thearchitecture of information of an era
To understand what tomorrow’s education system will look like, wehave to understand the architecture of information today: how is it created how is it shared how is it iterated how is it controlled?
Our education system faces information that is:OpenAccessibleDistributedScalableSocialNetworkedSelf-organizedAdaptiveGlobalMultimedia-based
Understanding the attributes of your core productsThe infrastructure and supporting systemneeded for developing and shipping CDs andrecords is very different from what is needed fordigital music
LegacyContexts can change quickly,the physical instantiation of ideas take longer tochange
Why do we wear pants?What was the cost of not adopting pants? Turchin, 2012