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Head in the cloud : why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up / William Poundstone.

By: Poundstone, William.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2017; �2016Edition: 1st pbk. ed., June 2017.Description: x, 340 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780316256520.Subject(s): Knowledge, Theory of | Big data | Information behaviorDDC classification: 306.4/2 Summary: Looks at the state of knowledge in the American public, and demonstrates how many areas of knowledge correlate with quality of life, politics, and behavior, arguing that being knowledgeable has significant value even when facts can be looked up with little effort.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-323) and index.

Library Journal, June 2016

Looks at the state of knowledge in the American public, and demonstrates how many areas of knowledge correlate with quality of life, politics, and behavior, arguing that being knowledgeable has significant value even when facts can be looked up with little effort.

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