By Alex Wright Joseph Henry Press, 2007 ISBN 978-0-309-10238-4 $27.95 Reviewed by Fred Sampson Alex Wright, information architect at The New York Times, presents in Glut a history of information over thousands of yearsindeed, from the beginnings of life on earth. Wright's insights and analysis provide a lucid perspective on the current state and prospects of information management and distribution. As he states in the introduction, Wright intends to "resist the tug of mystical techno-futurism and approach the story of the information age by looking squarely backward." In so doing, our current challenges and anxiety may be dissolved in…
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