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User Review  - john.cooper - LibraryThing

The author is an interesting man: he's a marketing consultant with a Ph.D. in philosophy who works at the Harvard Law School and advised Howard Dean's brief run for president. His book *The Cluetrain ... Read full review

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User Review  - nnschiller - LibraryThing

Not a flawless book, but definitely an important book. I've been using it for 3 semesters to teach a class on information architecture and research methods and I've yet to find a more recent ... Read full review

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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  - JenneB - LibraryThing

As far as I got, anyway, the author has one thing he wants to tell you in this book: faceted classification is awesome, and now that more things are digitized, we can actually use it. (Faceted ... Read full review

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User Review  - getaneha - LibraryThing

In this book, David Weinberger calls for a total re-thinking of the definition of metadata itself. For him, "metadata is what you already know and data is what you are are trying to find out" (p.104 ... Read full review

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User Review  - alexdaw - LibraryThing

Okay - prepare yourself for a rave. To say I loved this book is an understatement. I couldn't get enough of it. You simply must read it. I flagged just about every page with a yellow sticky until it ... 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  - Hamish.MacEwan - LibraryThing

Read the title and you're done. Read full review

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User Review  - red.yardbird - LibraryThing

Interesting and enjoyable read, but short on big ideas. Read full review


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