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Oracles Past & Present (& Future)

In this Scientific American article published online today, author Krystal D’Costa outlines how humans have historically searched for answers about the world around them, and the advantages/challenges of our modern information age. Humans have been information consumers since the beginning — whatever did we do before librarians?

Our ability to find and share information today is potentially limitless. But how did we get here? From cave paintings to the iPad—how does human innovation bring us here?

Read more of this excellent article at Scientific American.