Last updated on December 27, 2018
The goal of this book is to stimulate understanding of what it means to live in a fully liquid information environment and how we (software developers, teachers and users) can improve the tools and the environment itself and make it more liquid.
I’m sure there is a lot more to the idea of liquid information than I can see but nevertheless I feel it’s important to start somewhere.
Liquid information is not very useful without a direction. The direction that I feel is most useful, important and urgent is aligned with Doug Engelbart’s idea of augmenting our intellect to help us solve problems:
“By augmenting human intellect we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems.”
Doug Engelbart Augmenting Human Intellect 1962