Learning 2.0: How digital networks are changing the rules
"In the dawning knowledge age, how well we live will depend on how well we learn," said the 24th Governor General of Canada, Ray Hnatyshyn, in the 1991 Speech from the Throne. Little did we know that with the arrival of Web 2.0 this statement would become the silent concern of every knowledge worker on the planet. Web 2.0 seems to be placing the power in the hands of the individual, while being self-propelled and digitally-savvy may the most important meal-ticket of the future. The endless flow of connective knowledge is picking up strength, and finding our place in the chaos can be disorienting, noisy, tiresome and may even leave us feeling a little overwhelmed. So how can we harness the power of digital networks and Web 2.0 tools to thrive in the possibilities?