Too Big to Know

Too Big to Know

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1340 , Segment 2

Episode: Texas Shooting, Too Big to Know, Inappropriate Fighting Behavior

  • Nov 6, 2017 5:00 pm
  • 25:31 mins

David Weinberger, Ph.D., is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center at Harvard University. He has been a philosophy professor, journalist, strategic marketing consultant, Internet entrepreneur and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department.  According to Google, the search engine performs over 3.5 billion searches per day. That’s about 40,000 searches per second. With all this information, one truly important question to consider, one that you can’t search on Google, is this: what are we really learning? Dr. David Weinberger is the author of “Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room.” Dr. Weinberger with some ideas on how to manage all the information at our fingertips.

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