MIT Media Lab Friday, October 7, 2011 The Cognitive Limit of Organizations This is a slide that I got from Cesar Hidalgo. He used this slide to explain a concept that I think is key to the way we think about how the Media Lab is evolving. The vertical axis of this slide represents the total stock of information in the world. The horizontal axis represents time. In the early days, life was simple. We did important things like make spears and arrowheads. The amount of knowledge needed to make thes
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