· · 2003
· · · May
· · · · 20 (3 entries)
Information and War, the 1820 View
· The problem is, the new built-in bookcases are installed but not yet finished, so most of the books are packed away, the small subset still available is well-randomized slim pickings. Thus late the other night I found myself spending quality time with Carl von Clausewitz' On War, allegedly a classic, and was unexpectedly rewarded; he has a chapter entitled Information in War which resonates with the now ...
Where Newspaper Stories Go When They Die
· Doc Searls has been at the center of a bunch of discussion about big-name print journalism contents not being on the Web for any usable time in any usable form. Well, I know where they go when they die, and it's not to heaven; I'm astounded that nobody else has picked up on the basic dollars-and-cents issues here ...
· I spent a couple of days last week in Orlando at the Thomson Corporation Technology Summit; 120 or so leaders from the many far-flung outposts of the Thomson empire; I did a keynote and talked up Visual Net. It was kind of a thrill for me, because these are the people that XML was actually built for, and they live in the world of Information and nothing but. Herewith a few words on the loudest drumbeats in a tribe that feels like my own ...
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