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Wikipedia A New Community of Practice by Dan O Sullivan pdf free download

Wikipedia A New Community of Practice by Dan O Sullivan pdf free download. These days we look to Wikipedia for the truth. a neat illustration of this occurred not long before i sent up the manuscript of this book to the publishers. a pparently Gordon Brown had claimed in a speech that he had much in common with the artist Titian, who did his best work in his dotage and reached the age of 90.

Wikipedia A New Community of Practice by Dan O Sullivan pdf free download

A few days later, at 12.34 p.m. on 12 February 2009, someone at Conservative Central Office altered the Wikipedia article on Titian so as to reduce his age at death. This allowed David Cameron to go on the offensive at prime minister’s question time the same day. ‘The prime minister never gets his facts right,’ said Cameron. ‘You told us the other day you were like Titian aged 90. The fact is Titian died at 86.’ Two simple, yet potentially significant, propositions lie behind the themes of this book.

Wikipedia A New Community of Practice by Dan O Sullivan pdf free download

The first, which I suppose as a historian I have always had in the back of my mind, is that the new – novel institutions, original ideas – usually turns out to be a lot older than we thought. The second, to which i have more recently come, is that, in cultural matters at least, working with one’s peers can get one further than trying to go it alone. i attempt here to illustrate and combine these two points of view by looking at certain historical group projects, and comparing them with another project that was born in the present century – Wikipedia.

Wikipedia A New Community of Practice by Dan O Sullivan pdf free download

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