Big Data and Borges | The Story of Information

Big Data and Borges Posted on May 29, 2011 by gp “Jorge Luis Borges described an empire in which cartographers became so obsessive that they produced a map as big as the empire itself. This was so cumbersome that future generations left it to disintegrate. (‘[I]n the western deserts, tattered fragments of the map are […]

father and son in the shark’s belly

– Oh, Father, dear Father! Have I found you at last? Now I shall never, never leave you again! – The sea was rough and the whitecaps overturned the boat. Then a Terrible Shark came up out of the sea and, as soon as he saw me in the water, swam quickly toward me, put […]