Sent to me by Christina, and leapt upon because (a) I really enjoyed his Library of Congress lecture, and (b) I’m feeling guilty for low blog entry count. From the summary of the April 26, 2007 edition of “ Open Source with Christopher Lydon”:

It’s hard to summarize his theory of everything in one sentence, but this is pretty close: “To get as good at browsing as we are at finding — and to take full advantage of the digital opportunity — we have to get rid of the idea that there’s a best way of organizing the world.”

I’m excited to see the buzz around David’s latest book, “ Everything is Miscellaneous,” as I think he’s very right. I’m also coming to the conclusion that taxonomies are merely folksonomies with a contextual hierarchy and which context might be shared. But I still have a lot to learn.

Link: Open Source » Blog Archive » Weinberger’s Miscellany.

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29 May 2007