Tag: knowledge

  • Hacking education VII: The Internet does exist

    I have already commented before that our educational system obviates money as if children do not know what a Skylanders video game, a Barbie or a pack of stickers cost. Our system also obviates that the Internet exists, that a kid with a phone on a test can pull up Wikipedia and write a treatise....

  • Emergency times and rules to survive them

    Yes, we are also in the situation produced by some disasters; but now I refer to the emergency as the power that goes from the bottom up. To the emerging systems, and not to the wars between governments and speculators or between supporters of the Dollar and the Euro; wars in which we are only tokens of...

  • Six reasons to go for startups now

    There is already a consensus that the economy needs a revival; which is a euphemism for saying that the economy needs a change in its structure. I believe that business needs to shift towards startup models, which are nothing more than small companies doing big things. I think this is...

  • Enrique Dans: neither angel nor demon

    Enrique Dans has been setting web trends through his blog, he has influenced many of us since he started publishing it in April 2003. He has been critical of the old models of the cultural industries, and has defended open knowledge to the point of exhaustion; he has always been able to understand the...

  • More risk and less subsidy

    We can only compete with Knowledge. It is clear that we do not compete on price, and Spain is well placed to compete on Knowledge. But not by following the technological model of technology transfer to large companies, typical of Northern Europe; nor by following the model of avant-garde American research (DARPA), not even with the model of...

  • The best-selling MP3 album in 2008 is copyleft licensed

    Read in Enrique Dans' blog If only two years ago someone had made a forecast like this for, say 2010, we would have called him enlightened at least, the fact is that opening knowledge is an unstoppable trend, which is increasing the information available every day and also has a number of beneficial effects...

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