Humans don’t have the ability to govern themselves adequately (and never will), but creating and inventing, at these we excel. Chris
Anderson’s enlightening talk on TED.com explains the collective creative power
of humanity. We have always had this power, but have lacked the means to
For example, earlier ways to learn Photoshop were either struggle
through a 4 inch thick “PS for Dummies” manual or attend an expensive PS course
at a local college and hope the instructor is any good.
Then we had how-to blogs on Photoshop techniques to help
make learning this big program easier and photo sharing sites like Flickr to provide
a format for millions of examples of good and bad photography and forums to discuss
Now add video, a voice and a moving image, and learning and exchanging
ideas improves infinitely. Millions of YouTube videos freely and easily walk us though
every function and tip of PS. With the ubiquitous video enabled camera, we are
seeing glimpses of what our human mind is capable of.