40 Information Age Keynotes - These information age keynotes reference the times we live in & how we are currently in the early stages of a digital revolution. In her internet freedoms keynote, former US Secretary of State & current presidential candidate Hillary Clinton discusses digital independence. She sees the web as the modern day public square & references the events of the Arab Spring to demonstrate the power of social media in being both oppressing & liberating. In another of the…
An idea that the current age will be characterized by the ability of individuals to transfer information freely and to have instant access to information that would have been difficult or impossible to find previously.
How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age
This review is a quick read on myths about the "information age". Are we really just entering the information age? Information has always been available but its the tools that we use to access this information that has changed. Does everyone have to embrace technology or are we still accessing information the way we always have? Is society forcing us to utilize technology? Is it something we can be resistant to?