Author David Weinberger

A Witch on the New Jersey Turnpike?

David Weinberger is the author of 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, a senior researcher at Harvard University’s Berkman Center, and co-director of the Harvard Library Lab. Before giving a talk about how the Internet is changing knowledge, he sat down in the green room to offer his endorsement of a book called New Jersey’s Famous Turnpike Witch—but was less willing to cop to any bad habits.

What a Fine Mess Knowledge Has Become

But That’s Not a Bad Thing, Says David Weinberger

“Knowledge is in crisis,” David Weinberger told a crowd at the Goethe Institut Los Angeles. “We can look at any of the most secure, visible incarnations of knowledge in our …

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What Google Can’t Tell You

What Do Depth, Nuance, Context, and Balance Have in Common? You Can’t Find Them Through Search Engines

Back in 2012, we asked scholars of technology and knowledge about the ways search engines were changing how we made decisions, educated ourselves, and …