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Too big to know : rethinking knowledge now that the facts aren't the facts, experts are everywhere, and the smartest person in the room is the room

Author: David Weinberger
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
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Internet philosopher Weinberger shows how business, science, education, and the government are learning to use networked knowledge to understand more than ever and to make smarter decisions than they could when they had to rely on mere books and experts.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Weinberger
ISBN: 9780465021420 0465021425 9780465028139 0465028136
OCLC Number: 773323087
Description: xiv, 231 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: the crisis of knowledge --
Knowledge overload --
Bottomless knowledge --
The body of knowledge : an introduction to the rest of the book --
The expertise of clouds --
A marketplace of echoes? --
Long form, Web form --
Too much science --
Where the rubber hits the node --
Building the new infrastructure of knowledge.
Responsibility: David Weinberger.

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Explains that, rather than a systemic collapse, the Internet era represents a fundamental change in the methods we have for understanding the world around us. This title argues that our notions of  Read more...

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Marc Benioff, chairman, CEO salesforce.com, bestselling author of Behind the Cloud "Led by the Internet, knowledge is now social, mobile, and open. Weinberger shows how to unlock the benefits." John Read more...

 
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