The Web2.0 Prophecy: An Adventure

Originally posted: March 13th, 2007 Reflection upon re-reading and re-posting: Until now I have been adding my reflection at the end of these re-posts. However, I thought with this post it should come first. Why? Because it is important that I share the date of the original post before quoting other bloggers who were expressing views/moods they may not currently hold. Of all my posts, this one really seems forward thinking and, well, prophetic. We … Continue reading

The purpose of a system is what it does.

Stafford Beer coined the term Cybernetics. He was a brilliant man who, among other things, wrote a novel about a very wise but forgetful wizard. This excerpt tells you what he thinks of our education system. The title alone- referring to the Education Minister- should give you a hint of what is to come. Excerpt from: Chronicles of Wizard Prang by Stafford Beer From Chapter Two: A Pompous Man The pompous man lowered himself into … Continue reading