In other words, information becomes an asset in the service of economic growth—just like our very interactions with one another on social media have been turned into economic activity.
Right now humans are not getting the feedback from their own systems needed to set society on a sustainable course. Could an emerging new form of organization change that and provide the structure for making rapid progress on critical issues such as climate change and resource depletion?
Everywhere we look, heroes of information freedom are contesting the corporate state’s lockdown on the free sharing of knowledge.
There’s an often-told story that the Earth rests on the back of a turtle, and that turtle rests on the back of another, and that on another.
For billions of people nature and the eco-system have become “out of sight and out of mind”.
By some accounts the world’s information is doubling every two years. This impressive if unprovable fact has got many people wondering: what to do with it?