From: Samantha Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jan 11 2002 - 01:23:13 MST
Anders Sandberg wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 10:44:29PM -0800, Samantha Atkins wrote:
>>Brian D Williams wrote:
>>>I've been pondering the basic question of educationing the masses
>>>of the currently uneducated.
>>>My favorite paradigm is Neal Stephanson's "Diamond Age" or "A young
>>>Ladies Illustrated Primer".
>>>What if instead of waiting for the hardware, we were to attempt to
>>>immplement this in software, via the WWW. The anyone could access
>>>it via an appropriately equipped Internet connection/device.
>>>The initial version could be in english, but readily translatable.
>>Except the "content providers" would sue us into oblivion.
> So you think the only content worth using in education is something
> already present and made by somebody else? I got the impression that
> this idea was about *creating* an educational service, not "borrowing"
> somebody else's (especially since none fit the basic idea here).
So, the team is going to [re]create all content from scratch
heh? See you sometime after Singularity.
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