Networking. A term that’s been on everybody’s lips lately, but whose underlying system is nothing like as modern as most people might think. Networking – and with it, networks – have been around ever since life first existed.
The oldest and most brilliant network of all time is the human brain – and doubtless always will be. And there’s still plenty we can learn from it.
Even so, today’s network structures are fascinating creations that are definitely not to be underestimated. Above all, however, they are highly diverse. Nowadays, just about everything and everybody seems to be part of some sort of network.
If you do an Internet search on “networking”, you’ll get an almost infinite number of answers, taking in everything from information networks to webs of personal relationships and economic relations.
Not to mention “networking” of the regional, cultural, analogue and wireless varieties, or networking of media, medical practices, knowledge, research and development, professions, cities, and so on and so forth.
Seen like this, the catchphrase really does “catch” just about everything! Anyway – wait and see what the weld+vision team have come up with on this topic.