In amongst the articles John Seely Brown makes available on his website is one titled: ‘The Social Life of Learning: How can Continuing Education be Reconfigured in the Future?’ (http://www.johnseelybrown.com/Social%20Life%20of%20Learning.pdf accessed 6th Oct 2012)… In it, he states:
“We need to pay very close attention to the distinction between information and knowledge, because it gets to the heart of what it means to be literate in an age where we are flooded with information.” (p.51)
I find that an entirely thought-provoking statement…
The full reference on his site is: “The Social Life of Learning: How can Continuing Education be Reconfigured in the Future,” John Seely Brown, Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 66, 2002; pp. 50-69.