Big Data Big Babel Big Deal

Tower of Babel

In the new Library of Babel
uneasy, illiterate attendants
are reduced to collecting data.
Data, Big Data, has become god.
They can never get over
mountains of random stuff.
Let algorithms sniff out meaning.
A collection is not a library.
The human mind demands more
than bits and bytes and stuff.
Information may want to be free,
but more information is not enough.

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