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 […]

importance of NOT saying in art

Paul Auster about Pinocchio: The superiority of the Collodi original do Disney adaptation lies in its reluctance to make the inner motivations of the story explicit. They remain intact, in a pre-conscious, dream-like form, whereas in Disney these things are expressed–which sentimentalizes them, and therefore trivializes them. in The Invention of Solitude, p. 131 adaptation, […]