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    • bartadamley
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      1 year ago

      Ever learn a random skill on Youtube such as tying a tie? Chances are, if you are like most people you have. This article depicts the knowledge revolution that is taking place via Youtube in its unique way of teaching valuable skills that at one point were as easily preservable.

      “critically overlooked is its unlocking a form of mass-scale tacit knowledge transmission which is historically unprecedented, facilitating the preservation and spread of knowledge that might otherwise have been lost.”

      Reading this article makes me want to learn something entirely random.

      Massively available video recordings of practitioners in action change this entirely. Through these videos, learners can now partially replicate the master-apprentice relationship, opening up skill domains and economic niches that were previously cordoned off by personal access.