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Beyond Literacy: Exploring a Post-Literate Future

Mike RidleyReading and writing are doomed. Literacy as we know it is over. Welcome to the post-literate future. From the perspective of a literate person, the idea of a post-literate world seems frightening. It isn’t. At least it needn’t be.

Beyond Literacy views this possibility not as some new Dark Age but instead as a kind of liberation of human ability and interaction. Beyond Literacy is about a positive future. Think about it as a search for Alphabet 2.0.

Not for the faint of heart, you will definitely enjoy this lively and thought-provoking talk!

Mike Ridley’s Keynote address begins on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:45AM Pacific time and will be streamed here.

Watch the Keynote Here

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