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The Knowledge

Barclay Bram | Granta | 12th March 2020

Encounters with Londoners training to become licensed taxi drivers, thereby spending years learning “the Knowledge”, a mental street-map of London, long after Uber seemingly devalued such study. “Knowledge schools are full of builders, postmen, bus drivers, plumbers and other vocational labourers who s…

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