See-- I am organized

March 20, 2002

The Social Life of Paper: Looking for method in the mess

The piles [of papers] look like a mess, but they aren't. When a group at Apple Computer studied piling behavior several years ago, they found that even the most disorderly piles usually make perfect sense to the piler, and that office workers could hold forth in great detail about the precise history and meaning of their piles.

As a consistent user of the filing by piling method of organization, I feel somewhat vindicated. Now to find the mouse under there so I can post this...

Posted by Andrew Raff at March 20, 2002 10:41 AM