Foreword

Information is becoming cheap. We can find out what we need to know when we need to know it. The problem facing us today is how to manage the amount of information that is continuously bombarding us in every area of our lives. Knowledge is no longer power. Not even the use of knowledge is power. We need something else. We need new skills.

We’re moving from a knowledge economy in which information was ‘king’ to a new age – an age where the management and creation of new knowledge is key. Success no longer depends on what you know, but what you can create. Today’s computers can replicate all sorts of logical and information processing tasks but they cannot reproduce the imaginative thought processes of the human brain. Thus, ...

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