Dear #adjunct tribe of the Ivory Silo™, don’t double down on information blinders by letting a single information stack become yet another walled garden. The end effect is not Paradise but Rappaccini’s Daughter.
Incidents from the past 24 hours, as evidence for a digital future strongly shaped by powerful stacks:
A friend shares a BBC story about a new UNESCO report concerning learning. The document sounds fascinating and important. But there is no link to the report itself. (This was in a Facebook group) . Recall that the BBC has long been focused on digital experiments, trying to maximize the web for itself. This wasn’t a slip.
I shared them on Facebook. This should have elicited some attention. After all, Blade Runner is one of the most famous films of all time, and the new movie has won a lot of buzz. Hundreds of people follow me on Facebook. Sixteen hours after sharing…
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