Roads to Xanadu...

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Xanadu is, of course, Ted Nelson's dream of what distributed hypertext systems really ought to be--his attempt to at least think about how one might make real Vannevar Bush's dreams of the Memex, a kind of global intellectual distributed... Talmud......

All cases are special cases

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The art of the successful institution is figuring out which cases are special enough to deserve a fresh eye. It's virtually impossible to scale an institution that insists on making a new decision every time it encounters a new individual....