Corporate music, publishing and film were transformed from below. Do we expect education to be spared the forces of the digital revolution? Unlike the vanishing local newspaper, schools won’t disappear entirely. After all, someone has to watch the kids. While it may be difficult to replace the custodial function of schools, I suspect that education’s “top-down” approach will eventually be breached. Or perhaps life will just become an “open book test” and we’ll no longer notice how our information moves through it.
Blogs compensate for my lack of originality. They allow me to easily synthesize content from different sources and present it in a new context. As W. Somserset Maugham said, “…Quotation…is a serviceable substitute for wit.” (See, I borrowed again. ) That why I call my blog Copy / Paste. – and here’s 4 more reasons why I blog.