Living Inside Networks of Knowledge (ArcNews Online)
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Living Inside Networks of Knowledge (ArcNews Online)

Nearly every article on technological change begins by saying that recent changes are unprecedented. As I begin this essay about new directions and choices, I remember the overblown prose of the manual for a 1974 data conversion program. It began: "Recent years have witnessed the upsurge . . ." After 33 years, the upsurge becomes just a matter of daily life. Been there; time to break the habit.


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