Cities of Text: Some Notes

Cities of Text: Some Notes On Some Notes on Intranets, Knowledge Management And Urban Planning: “Instead of file servers – byzantine hierarchical mazes into which we dump inscrutable containers of chartjunk called blarvitz.doc and blarvitz.ppt and blarvitz.wks – we have Web servers: byzantine, hierarchical mazes into which we dump now-scrutable containers of chartjunk called blarvitz.html.
In short, we’ve traded one generation of junk-making tools for another, one generation of data junkyard technology for another. “

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