We start into Module 02 today,
with a consideration about how information may be organized

Organization of Information

Watch this and ask yourself if Vannevar Bush's idea has yet been made real

Glushko.Foundations for Organizing Systems.book

Read this before class and be ready to discuss them in class

Read chapter 01, Foundations for Organizing Systems, pages 1-38 in Robert J. Glushko's The Discipline of Organizing, MIT Press, 2013.

Pay particular attention to section 1.4 Organizing this Book. Ask yourself what concepts and decisions led to this organizational structure.

You don't have to read these unless you wish to, but we might touch upon what Bob Losee has to say



Pay particular attention to his discussion of representation and how controlled vocabularies may be used to describe the organization.

Start to think about how you organize your information worlds