Berkman Tuesday Luncheon with David Weinberger

March 29th, 2006

David Weinberger, Berkman fellow, author, and blogger, talks about some of the ideas he’s exploring in the book he’s writing on knowledge. He says, “The comedian Jon Stewart has become a trusted journalist. Wikipedia is in many instances more reliable and up-to-date than traditional encyclopedias. Web sites let social networks put together their own front pages, ignoring the efforts of the highly trained members of newspaper editorial boards. What the heck is up with knowledge?”

“It’s by no means the end of days for knowledge,” he says, “but it’s no longer limited by the physical ways we’ve had to manage it in the past.” Further, he says, as a culture we are hard at work on building an infrastructure of meaning and understanding.

If you’d like to receive weekly email announcements of Berkman Center events and webcasts, please email rsvp@cyber.law.harvard.edu.

Download the MP3 (time: 1:13:45)

Be Sociable, Share!

Entry Filed under: audio,Berkman Center,Berkman Luncheon Series,David Weinberger

Leave a Comment

Required

Required, hidden

Some HTML allowed:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Fast Track To

Meta

License

Creative Commons License

Unless otherwise noted this site and its contents are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.