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Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder - 07 edition

Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder (ISBN10: 0805080430; ISBN13: 9780805080438)
ISBN13: 978-0805080438
ISBN10: 0805080430

Summary: ''In Everything is Miscellaneous, David Weinberger takes us on a tour of the rise of the miscellaneous. He examines why the Dewey Decimal system is stretched to the breaking point, how Rand McNally decides what information not to include in a physical map (and why Google Earth is beating them out), how Staples stores emulate online shopping to increase sales, why your children's teachers will stop having them memorize facts, and how the shifts to digital music and playlists are not j
ust transforming the music business but stand as models for the future of virtually every industry.''--BOOK JACKET.
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Summary: ''In Everything is Miscellaneous, David Weinberger takes us on a tour of the rise of the miscellaneous. He examines why the Dewey Decimal system is stretched to the breaking point, how Rand McNally decides what information not to include in a physical map (and why Google Earth is beating them out), how Staples stores emulate online shopping to increase sales, why your children's teachers will stop having them memorize facts, and how the shifts to digital music and playlists are not just transforming the music business but stand as models for the future of virtually every industry.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Times Books
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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