Absolutely fascinating! The Internet is in fact gradually knitting together human knowledge, present and past, but the task is so gargantuan there is no way of knowing how many years, or more likely decades this is going to take. But if we succeed in accomplishing this universal goal before the end of this century, we shall have changed human history and human knowledge forever. Whether we will be the wiser for it is an altogether open question, but knowing our history, I rather doubt it.
(BEING CONTINUED FROM 5/3/14)
The new ecosystem for scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishing is digital, trans-semiotic, data and knowledge intensive, social, connected, collaborative, community-driven, mobile, multi-channel, immersive, and massively networked and computational.
In this era of open, co-evolving, networked techno-socio-economic processes, commercial publishing models based on exclusive literature collections are simply not enough.
By understanding changes coming with Web 3.0 and the next internet, STM publishers can identify new roles and profitable business opportunities.
(TO BE CONTINUED)
Mills Davis , Working at Project10X