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Head in the Cloud : the Power of Knowledge in the Age of Google.

Author: William Poundstone
Publisher: La Vergne : Oneworld Publications, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whatâ#x80;#x99;s the point of knowing anything when facts are so easy to look up? Just reach for your computer, tablet or mobile and ask the sky. Weâ#x80;#x99;re living in the golden age of rational ignorance where more people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who René Descartes was and most of us canâ#x80;#x99;t name the largest ocean on the planet. Yet the latest research indicates that the better informed  Read more...
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Poundstone, William.
Head in the Cloud : The Power of Knowledge in the Age of Google.
La Vergne : Oneworld Publications, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Poundstone
ISBN: 9781786070142 1786070146
OCLC Number: 960164005
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages)

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