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Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management by William Jones

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Chapter Two A personal space of information

We’re each awash in an informational sea that we do not control, not even in the home waters of our offices or the hard drives of our computers. Farther out there are pirates who will steal our information and rob us of our time and money. Farther still “thar be dragons” of offensive material and viruses intent on wreaking havoc. PIM means projecting our control where we can and making allowances for regions we can’t control. PIM means using information to have things our way.

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