Can knowledge be managed?

Many people say knowledge can’t be managed. Certainly knowledge can’t be controlled, but you can capture and share knowledge and create an environment where this practice is encouraged.

“A investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

For a fascinating 70 minute podcast about Franklin’s take on sharing knowledge, building on the work of others, the copyright-ability of legal briefs, and the 1787 Constitutional Convention, click here (Lewis Hyde, “The Cultural Commons”, Harvard’s Berkman Center, 13 February 2007)