With Google you can find most information that you need. YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. Apple gives the essential tools for knowlege workers, and in a nice package. Wikipedia has shown that the wisdom of crowds is just as good as the wisdom of elites. Starbucks gives free-agents and road warriors a place to meet and work. These top brands provide the equivalent of the interstate highway system for the creative age.
He concludes with:
If you’re in the learning business, don’t try to build another LMS or portal. Instead, figure out ways that enable DIY. Believe it or not, learners can, and will, do the rest. They already are.
Well said Harold. And, as you know, I've been asking us to think about how we can help enable, support, teach DIY learning (personal learning - as I call it). And I still strongly believe we need to learn how to learn better ourselves first. So, it sounds like the question is figuring out ways that enable DIY learning.