The Future of Knowledge: Too Big to Know
By Kara Miller
This week, we talk to three big thinkers about the the forces that will shape our future.
First, Harvard’s David Weinberger, whose book, 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, argues that the rapidly-expanding amount of information available to us is changing how we think and communicate.
It’s changing who we view as “experts,” whether we keep secrets, and how we think about media.
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About Innovation HubEach week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.
As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.
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