Japan: The changing value of knowledge

Japanese Hatena user id:TomoMachi argues that now that everything on the Internet is so easily accessible to everyone, the value of simply “knowing something” is disappearing [ja]. User id:aureliano follows with a post pointing out that while rote memorization is becoming meaningless, the same is not true of writing an intelligent text [ja], which is as difficult as ever. id:aureliano goes on to list 10 points to consider in producing such a well-written text.


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