2015-04-11 Trawling with Engines of Meaning

Ultimately no human brain, no planet full of human brains, can possibly catalog the dark, expanding ocean of data we spew | Bruce Sterling

Perhaps because of the imminent arrival of the Apple Watch, a chorus of commentators have been clamoring — once again — about the pernicious effects of too much information finding its way to us. Notifications vibrating on our wrists while we are in meetings, walking down the stream, or trying to sleep.

That side of the atmospheric big data — the growing…

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