Knowledge exchange in networking environments runs the traditional notion of education upside-down. Let alone the role models of teacher and learner, the traditional notions of the self and the common seem questioned in a way, that - surprise, surpise! - clumsy elite concepts all the sudden resurrect. Neo-aristocratic attitudes as well as their usual opponents reveal nothing but ressentiment against the general intellect and the potential power of the technologies of the common hand-held by the multitudes. But how to pave the labyrinthian ways the will to knowledge takes against the background of social cooperation and collaborative practices? How does it get along with the diffuse strategies of self-valorization from do-it-yourself to everyone-is-an-epert?
The Making Of: General Intellect
Submitted by fls on Sun, 02/22/2004 - 02:49.