Basically a kind of World-wide IntelligentTutoringSystem.
DannyHillis and his critics : http://www.edge.org/3rdculture/hillis04/hillis04index.html
Nice table from the Hillis piece
|| || The Web || News Groups|| Text Books || Journals ||
||Peer-to-Peer publishing|| Yes|| Yes|| No|| Limited||
||Supports linking || Yes|| Limited|| No|| Limited||
||Ability to add annotations || No|| Yes|| No|| No||
||Vetting and certification || No || Limited|| Yes|| Yes||
||Supports payment model || No || No|| Yes|| Yes||
||Supports guided learning || Limited || No|| Yes|| No||
But isn't it just AnotherAttemptToReinventTheInternet?
Would a fine-grained market be better? Post individual questions and get answers from around the world?