This fascinating documentary grew out of an experiment in collaboration undertaken by Alfred’s Birkegaard’s for his PhD in Philosophy. He traveled from his home in Denmark to the heart of Silicon Valley to speak to the pioneers who are engineering the future of how we collaborate and communicate online.

The film explores how the Internet is pushing the boundaries of research, collaboration and knowledge creation. The new possibilities are amazing but to take full advantage of them we will need a paradigm shift in how we think about education and work.

“Collaboration: On the Edge of a New Paradigm? explains the philosophical and scientific development from the idea of the isolated geniuses or science created in isolated paradigms, to how interdisciplinary collaboration seems to be a requirement to face the grand challenges of todays society . The documentary ask the essential question: Are we on the threshold of a revolutionary paradigm shift?”

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How is online collaboration changing the way you work and learn? Share your thoughts in the comments.

 

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