"Now that computer technology has made possible the rapid accessing of large amounts of factual information, people are less likely than ever to think deeply or originally. They feel unable to compete with.much less contribute to.the quantity of information that is now available electronically."
- amizdat /sahm-iz-daht/ n.
[Russian, literally "self
publishing"] The process of disseminating documentation via
Originally referred to underground duplication and distribution of banned books in the Soviet Unio...
- amizdat: [Russian, literally "self publishing"] n.
The process of disseminating documentation via underground channels....
- Contemporary technology makes available many small pieces of factual information.
As a result, people have become so preoccupied with bits of fragmented information that they pay too little attention to the larger issues and overall perspectives....
- People think they don't have to learn, Because there is so much
But knowledge is more than possessing information....
- munch vt.
[often confused with mung, q.v.] To
transform information in a serial fashion, often requiring large
amounts of computation.
To trace down a data structure. Related to crunch and nearly synonymous with grovel, but connotes less pain....
- Information Technology permits small companies to look large
and large companies to feel small.
-- Dr. Benn Konsynski, Emory University...
- Information that is hard to access is worth less than none at all.
- A thing is far more likely to be like it is now than it was before or will be in the future, although this is less likely to be true, if said of the same thing sometime later.
- A box of punchcards could theoretically store 240,000 bytes of information,
and usually stored less than 80,000.
Think about it. -- Karlie-q...