91 % Access to the Internet at home83 % Access to broadband at home7 % Never used a computerSource: Sweden Statistics 2011 (*Individuals aged 16-74)
Everything is miscellaneous
When was this?
1995 was 18 yearsago – ourstudents…
Normalizing the abnormal
“My fear is that thesetechnologies areinfantilising the brain intothe state of small childrenwho are attracted bybuzzing noises and brightlights, who have a smallattention span and wholive for the moment.”Prof. Susan Greenfield
Imagine a world inwhich every singleperson on the planet isgiven free access to thesum of all humanknowledge. Thats whatwere doing.
Information: fromscarcity to abundance
The problem withWikipedia?
Donald Rumsfeld(2002)The message is that there areno “knowns.” There arethings we know that weknow. There are knownunknowns. That is to saythere are things that we nowknow we don’t know. Butthere are also unknownunknowns. There are thingswe do not know we don’tknow.
Ted TalksWe believe passionately in thepower of ideas to changeattitudes, lives and ultimately, theworld. So were building here aclearinghouse that offers freeknowledge and inspiration fromthe worlds most inspired thinkers,and also a community of curioussouls to engage with ideas andeach other.
Mathias Klangklang@ituniv.se or @klang67www.digital-rights.netImage & licensing info in the notessection of slides.Images at www.flickr.com (orspecifically stated).This ppt licensed: CreativeCommons BY-NC-SADownload presentationwww.slideshare.net/klang