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, written by Jeremy. Read the commentary.

In the Cluetrain Manifesto, David Weinberger writes:

Our understanding of the nature of knowledge, education and expertise is bound up with things that contain knowledge, not things that point you out of themselves to find value elsewhere. … With today’s huge increase in the amount of information, you can be an expert only in something sliced so thin that often it’s trivial. Increasingly, a useful expert is not someone with (containing) all the answers but someone who knows where to find answers. The new experts have value not by centralizing information and content but by being great “pointers” to other people and to useful, current information.

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