Hal R. Varian
Dean of the School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California at Berkeley
In general, publishers---even nonprofit publishers---will want to provide different services to different classes of users. In other words: when you add a cool new feature to your digital library software, make sure you have a way to turn it off!
-Hal R. Varian
International Perspectives on Universal Service: Myths, Realties, and Madness
Charles R. McClure, Syracuse University
John C. Bertot, University at Albany, State University of New York
Carnegie Mellon University, Richard King Mellon University Professor of Computer Science and Psychology.
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
- Herbert Simon