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If you vigilantly take into account the accuracy of the sources you use -- and in an infotainment age that monetizes ignorance, that's a big if -- then most of the information in the history of the world is available to anyone, anytime, for free on a device you can carry around in your pocket.
I would know a whole lot less if Wikipedia didn't exist. A day rarely passes by without something piquing my interest and then suddenly I'm learning all about the mating rituals of porpoises.
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Last Of A Dying Breed: Former Encyclopedia Britannica Salesman Mourns End Of Print
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Call me old-fashioned, but I am waxing nostalgic for one of my first loves: Encyclopaedia Britannica. After publishing 244 years worth of page-turning picturesque presentations, its print run is over.
Encyclopaedia Britannica To Cease Print Edition After 244 Years
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Despite the early fears of many critics, Wikipedia has proven to be a place to find information quickly and easily. What does this mean for us and how we attain knowledge?
New Wikipedia Search Engine Includes A Human Touch
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