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Thursday, May 3, 2007

NEW WEINBERGER BOOK
Everything is Miscellaneous:
The Power of Digital Disorder

For the first time in human history, the tree of knowledge doesn’t work. We now have a web of knowledge. Unlike a leaf that can go in only one place on its branch, a digital object can go on as many branches as we want it, thanks to links and tags.

Anything can be found by any number of people, coming from any number of directions. Objects are not represented by an index card in a catalog; they are represented by tags put there by users, and made available to us by indexes generated on the fly by computer power.

One of the first reviews here.
Weinberger's Miscellaneous site here.