Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder

Human beings are information omnivores: we are constantly collecting, labeling, and organizing data. But today, the shift from the physical to the digital is mixing, burning, and ripping our lives apart. In the past, everything had its one place–the physical world demanded it–but now everything has its places: multiple categories, multiple shelves. Simply put, everything is suddenly miscellaneous.

In Everything Is Miscellaneous, David Weinberger charts the … [ Read more ]

Death to Panels

The crimes? Hubris, self-promotion, topic hijacking and being boring.