The Big Question: How Is Expertise Being Redefined In The Modern Era?

“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts,” Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman once said. Right now, we’re witnessing either a golden age or a crisis of expertise, depending on who you ask. So how do we distinguish the contrarians from the cranks, the signals from the noise, the skills we need and the skills we don’t – more broadly, how is expertise being redefined in the modern era? We posed that question to 21 experts, both traditional and unconventional.

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