Remembering Future Shock’s Alvin Toffler

On June 27, Alvin Toffler, author of the book Future Shock, passed away. In reading about his life and works, this data-related quote jumped out at me.

Design typography of Alvin Toffler quote reading, "You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment."

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-Kristin Fontichiaro

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About Kristin Fontichiaro

Kristin Fontichiaro is the principal investigator of this IMLS-funded project and a clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information.