The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge

Abraham Flexner
104
April 17, 2017
★★★★★ (+16.55%) 🛈

Wonderful book form of a classic, 80-year-old essay from Harpers. One of my favorite pieces of writing. Not all who wander are lost, and we fail to appreciate the shocking number of innovations discovered by people who were just kinda screwing around…