Where do people find the time [for free culture]?
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Thu May 1 14:20:15 UTC 2008
Bogdan Bivolaru <bogdan.bivolaru at gmail.com> writes:
> Here's something four-year-olds know: A screen that ships without a
> mouse ships broken. Here's something four-year-olds know: Media
> that's targeted at you but doesn't include you may not be worth
> sitting still for.
Very nice. I'll take that anecdote and find people who need to learn
> Those are things that make me believe that this is a one-way change.
What's the referent of "this"?
> Because four year olds, the people who are soaking most deeply in
> the current environment, who won't have to go through the trauma
> that I have to go through of trying to unlearn a childhood spent
> watching /Gilligan's Island/, they just assume that media includes
> consuming, producing and sharing.
Yes, yes, yes.
> "If we carve out a little bit of the cognitive surplus and deploy it
> here, could we make a good thing happen?" And I'm betting the answer
> is yes."
What's "cognitive surplus"?
\ "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used |
`\ when we created them." —Albert Einstein |
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