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Re: <nettime> abundance on the Internet
Jennifer Hicks on Tue, 7 Dec 2010 04:44:39 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> abundance on the Internet


>From years-long lurker, seldom-contributor ->> great def of  information.
Better def of wisdom.  But question is -- how do we  ensure that more can
become receptive to it?

On Dec 6, 2010, at 4:55 PM, Michael H Goldhaber wrote:

> Years ago, I offered a definition of information as "transmissible  
> knowledge." The Internet in principle both increases the kinds of  
> knowledge that are transmissible and makes much more available. But  
> still, not all knowledge is transmissible even now. Wisdom I would  
> define as deeper and more integrative than knowledge; it may be  
> transmissible, but only to those who can be receptive to it, that  
> is already have some seeds of wisdom of their own.
 <...>


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