Yesterday I was more stressed out than I’ve ever been because of systems. Today we gave the presentation (the final is in 3 weeks) and I’m taking 20 minutes to relax before I get back to work.
I’m pondering again the nature of information – got a quickie course in library science yesterday and was disheartened and confused (yet again) by the fact that there is far too much information for me to begin to get a handle on it. But i’m still convinced I can find a way around that problem.
Here’s another concrete step: somebody at google is trying to get an order-of-magnitude appraisal of how much info is being created: