How Technology Has Changed Our Idea of ‘Knowledge,’ and What This Means for Schools

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  via eSchool News Before the internet existed, humans had a very different concept of what “knowledge” was, says researcher David Weinberger. This concept was defined by the physical properti…

Cecilia Rosas‘s insight:

We’ve tended to think of knowledge as something that was orderly: organized neatly into chapters and books, and sorted on shelves in the library according to a rigorous classification system. We understood it as something that was filtered, with writers, editors, publishers, and curators making conscious decisions about what to include and what to leave out.

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