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User Review  - Mducman - LibraryThing

If I hadn't just finished a Masters degree in Library and Information Science I may have been more engrossed with Everything is Miscellaneous- David Weinberger's look at the contemporary issues of ... Read full review

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User Review  - EowynA - LibraryThing

Fast read, and interesting insights. He talks about first order organization, in which physical things must be stored in physical locations, so we have a place for everything and everything in its ... Read full review

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User Review  - kristenn - LibraryThing

This was remarkably fun for being work-related. A lot of familiar names from library school -- Linnaeus, Mortimer Adler, Valdis Krebs. Lumpers and splitters. We didn't learn about interwingularity ... Read full review

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User Review  - tgraettinger - LibraryThing

Worthwhile reading, though there are some folksy anecdotes and asides that can easily be skipped. The historical references to the likes of Dewey, Mendeleev, their contemporaries and intellectual ... Read full review

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User Review  - ath64 - LibraryThing

The third order of data described in this book by David Weinberger is adding "Consciousness" to the world of Knowledge just as the human mind ads Consciousness to the physical world Read full review

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User Review  - johnxlibris - LibraryThing

I think the following quotation from the end of the book captures the spirit of Weinberger's work and illustrates the Internet's effect on knowledge, information management, and implicit meaning. "For ... Read full review

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User Review  - kristykay22 - LibraryThing

Weinberger proposes that the possibilities for ordering information in the digital and networked world can completely change the way we approach knowledge and learning. To make his point, he nicely ... Read full review

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User Review  - dvf1976 - LibraryThing

Yet another book about the future of disintermediation. I'm going to use some of the examples in this book in my recent crusade for tagging at my company. Read full review

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User Review  - davidloertscher - LibraryThing

You think you know how to catalog a book. Think again as that book relies first on metadata to describe its contents or then goes digital where hundreds of tags may be assigned by readers who are ... Read full review

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User Review  - ssd7 - LibraryThing

This was an enjoyable and easily read book. While the explanation of contemporary technology and tagging seemed pedestrian to a child of the information age, the author presents enough history and ... Read full review


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