Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 31

Last Person to Know Everything

Science Concept Map

Has anyone grasped all human knowledge? Aristotle, two millennia before the printing press? The lesser-known Thomas Young, who published on tides, light, bridges, languages, and Egyptian hieroglyphics? Will our technological progeny ride an exponential growth curve to catch up with all human-computer knowledge? Or does the shoreline of the unknown inevitably expand with the island of knowledge? My …

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