skip to content
Everything is miscellaneous : the power of the new digital disorder Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Everything is miscellaneous : the power of the new digital disorder

Author: David Weinberger
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Philosopher Weinberger shows how the digital revolution is radically changing the way we make sense of our lives. Human beings constantly collect, label, and organize 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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Weinberger
ISBN: 9780805088113 0805088113
OCLC Number: 474726168
Notes: Originally published: New York: Times, 2007
Description: 277 s.
Contents: Business visionary and bestselling author David Weinberger charts how as business, politics, science, and media move online, the rules of the physical world --
in which everything has a place --
are upended. In the digital world, everything has its places, with transformative effects: Information is now a social asset and should be made public, for anyone to link, organize, and make more valuable; There's no such thing as too much information. More information gives people the hooks to find what they need; Messiness is a digital virtue, leading to new ideas, efficiency, and social knowledge; Authorities are less important than buddies. Rather than relying on businesses or reviews for product information, customers trust people like themselves.With the shift to digital music standing as the model for the future in virtually every industry, Everything Is Miscellaneous shows how anyone can reap rewards from the rise of digital knowledge
Responsibility: David Weinberger

Abstract:

Charts how as business, politics, science, and media move online, the rules of the physical world - in which everything has a place - are upended. This book shows how people can reap rewards from the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"* "Perfectly placed to tell us what's really new about [the] second-generation Web." - Los Angeles Times"

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/474726168>
library:oclcnum"474726168"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:description"Philosopher Weinberger shows how the digital revolution is radically changing the way we make sense of our lives. Human beings constantly collect, label, and organize 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. Everything is suddenly miscellaneous. Weinberger charts the new principles of digital order that are remaking business, education, politics, science, and culture. He examines how Rand McNally decides what information not to include in a physical map (and why Google Earth is winning that battle), how Staples stores emulate online shopping to increase sales, why your children's teachers will stop having them memorize facts, and how the shift to digital music stands as the model for the future"
schema:description"Business visionary and bestselling author David Weinberger charts how as business, politics, science, and media move online, the rules of the physical world -- in which everything has a place -- are upended. In the digital world, everything has its places, with transformative effects: Information is now a social asset and should be made public, for anyone to link, organize, and make more valuable; There's no such thing as too much information. More information gives people the hooks to find what they need; Messiness is a digital virtue, leading to new ideas, efficiency, and social knowledge; Authorities are less important than buddies. Rather than relying on businesses or reviews for product information, customers trust people like themselves.With the shift to digital music standing as the model for the future in virtually every industry, Everything Is Miscellaneous shows how anyone can reap rewards from the rise of digital knowledge"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/198186770>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Everything is miscellaneous : the power of the new digital disorder"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.