Old stereotypes are shifting with the technological revolution that we’re living in. We’re connected to a device that can tell us anything we might want or need to know. Being intelligent used to be the main differentiator, it simply isn’t anymore.
The Pursuit of Interestingness
Geoff Gates

I agree with the main point of your article, but be careful not confusing being knowledgeable with being intelligent.

Knowing facts can be made obsolete by technology; but being intelligent, or wise, or smart, might actually make you more interesting.