“We thought that knowledge was scarce, when in fact it was just that our shelves were small.”

Just finished David Weinberger‘s instructive ‘Too Big To Know” mentioned earlier. He’s analysing how we can benefit by adapting to the flood of information that has resulted from the Web. But first, an understanding of…

Some bon mots for a Saturday evening…

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Anon “All day long I add up columns of figures and make everything balance. I…

Bradford on Avon’s own roots festival – next weekend!

BRADFORD ROOTS ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013 SAT 12 JAN 12NOON – 10PM SUN 13 JAN 11AM – 3PM Banish the winter blues with this glorious celebration of Bradford on Avon’s musical talent . Two days of live music…

Two at the Bath Lit Fest.

Two names to see in particular at the Bath Literature Festival in March. Robert Fisk talking about the Middle East (I still heartily recommend his Pity the Nation as a key text for understanding the…

Two people worth knowing

Just got round to reading David Weinberger‘s 2012 book Too Big To Know. Summary: “Rather than a systemic collapse, the Internet era represents a fundamental change in the methods we have for understanding the world…