Wednesday, November 12, 2014




The Knowledge, London’s Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the Age of GPS

The examination to become a London cabby is possibly the most difficult test in the world — demanding years of study to memorize the labyrinthine city’s 25,000 streets and any business or landmark on them. As GPS and Uber imperil this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/10/london-taxi-test-knowledge/?_r=0





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