Cosmopedia: tomorrow's world of learning.

Position:The Future - Online encyclopedia - Brief Article

The Internet is evolving into a vast encyclopedia connecting up all human knowledge, trend watcher Parker Rossman told the World Future Society, Bethesda, Md. This colossal "Cosmopedia" will bring together different media and local data from everywhere, and it can do so with technology that already exists.

"The Cosmopedia will link museums, documents, writings, and re search," he maintains. Among its expected features: knowledge in all forms will be woven together, including animation, motion pictures, music, and sound; users can check the exact meaning of every word in a comprehensive dictionary, or have words automatically translated into another language; information about every important figure in history will be...

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