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For Spreading Knowledge, the Optimum Investment Is Not the Minimum

by Dr. Walt Warnick 27 Oct, 2009 in Technology

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For Spreading Knowledge, the Optimum Investment Is Not the Minimum

An earlier article derived the Knowledge Investment Curve.


Information sharing is an integral part of the R&D process. Thus, decision makers affect the pace of scientific progress when they determine the fraction of R&D dollars dedicated to sharing knowledge. Think of it this way: A program for sharing knowledge derived from scientific research has much in common with a scientific research program itself in that they share the common goal of advancing science.  When decision makers of...

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