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Nobody phrases it this way, but I think that artificial intelligence is almost a humanities discipline,” Thrun says. “It’s really an attempt to understand human intelligence and human cognition — Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course | Fast Company | Business Innovation (via lwu)
Today’s model favors discussions over documents.
When employees work out loud in a transparent social platform, they are documenting their tools and processes on the fly as they build them. Documentation is no longer the extra work that no one wants to do; it’s a natural, inherent part of the process. As an added bonus, you often get an explanation of why something works the way it does, not just how.
(via Social Business Discussions Are The New Documentation - InformationWeek)
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