Sunday, February 27, 2005

Information Tyranny

Being a reluctant revolutionary, I am always wary of tyranny and the many insidious forms that it takes. Here's one that really gets me.

The "folder" system. Otherwise termed "hierarchical" information systems.

Filesystems are hierarchical. Operating systems are hierarchical. Scientism is hierarchical. Modernism is hierarchical.

The information systems of the world are infected with an embedded ontology.

And I intend to do something about it...


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