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Text, Wiki, Hypermedia and…Icebergs?

Ed Folsom, in his article, discusses databases, but his argument fits more comfortably within the hypertext debate. ¬†Interestingly, as George P. Landow explains, “[h]ypertextuality, like all digital textuality, inevitably includes a far higher percentage of nonverbal information than does print.”¬† … Continue reading

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Is the WWW useful without a negotiation between databases?

The WWW has encouraged such a rapid accumulation of information that one of the pertinent issues regarding such information is how it can be effectively curated and discovered. Databases, I think, are therefore essential in making the WWW actually useful. … Continue reading

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