Herbert Simon: What information consumes

Herbert Simon: “What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it." (Computers, Communications and the Public Interest, pages 40-41, Martin Greenberger, ed., The Johns Hopkins Press, 1971.)


另外,今天用Amazon.com,發現很多書多了Text Stats的功能。書裡那些字用得最多,是不是很複雜,全都一目了然。下面就用我最喜歡的Thinking Sociologically作例子:

Thinking Sociologically 的 Text Stats



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