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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

George Station calls it clickbait, and maybe it is (though unlike real clickbait it took a lot of time to create and delivers real value). This wide diagram allows readers to "explore how technical and social structures co-evolved over five centuries in this large-scale research visualization." I would have my quibbles (I think they leave out a lot in the period 1500-1800) but it's certainly something to pause and ruminate over. And yes, there's a column for education. Read more about it here.

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