“In the real world, perfection is held as an ideal we humans always disappoint; on the web, perfection just gets in the way.” — Small Pieces Loosely Joined

David Weinberger devotes a whole chapter to perfection: how people pursue it in the real world, but must leave it behind on the web. As my friend Max Carlson noted, giving up perfection is the price the admission. With software incompatibilities, inconsistent bandwidth and connection time, and the ubiquitous 404 error, you quickly learn that sometimes things just don

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