Miscellaneous gets reviewed
David Weinberger's new book Everything is Miscellaneous is reviewed by Karen Schneider on the ALA tech blog. I've been looking forward to this new book for some time now. Schneider calls the book "dangerous" - all you old-school semantic web lovers will cringe!
So long with order, so long with most relevant information. Instead Weinberger discusses the evolution of the web and digital content as ever-changing, shifting in meaning. The importance is not about what we find and the most relevant of information we are seeking, but to focus on the richness of relationships and more of a free-form catalog. This idea may scare some librarians but this book should not be overlooked or his ideas tossed aside. This book is definitely on my summer "must read" book list.