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  1. Jan 2016
    1. The amount of knowledge in the world has doubled in the past 10 years and is doubling every 18 months according to the American Society of Training and Documentation (ASTD).

      faster than Moore's law

    1. It’s coming out quickly and will need much development, but I need to write it down now. I welcome your comments and questions and elaborations and collegial friendly amendments.

      i.e., "thinking out loud" Campbell suggests there's something not only acceptable but good and necessary about presenting his thoughts-in-progress

    2. These structures are not unlike the distributed (neuroplastic) design of the brain itself, one that, as it happens, permits all the higher orders of cognition to emerge

      There's a very natural parallel between the Internet and the brain--an individual web page is a neuron and thought can only occur when information is passed through the synapses/the links. I don't think it's quite analogous, but it feels like an interesting similarity. Proponents of the Web sometimes talk of it as an extension of the human brain, though, and if the Internet is already shaped like a brain...