Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Everything is Miscellaneous

Author David Weinberger has just released a marvelous new book called Everything is Miscellaneous, subtitled The Power of the New Digital Disorder. This book is about the way we categorize information, how that is changing in the digital age, and how that affects how we think, the very nature of meaning, and perhaps even the meaning of nature.

He captures you attention right away in the Prologue, which begins by bringing out real world examples of how and why we classify and organize real-world things, and then moves on to point out how this limitation of purely physical things has infected our mental organizational picture up-to-now.

Visit David Weinberger's blog or view his Google Tech Talk on Google Video.

Highly recommended.

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