The information society is upon us. New technologies have given us back-pocket libraries, online discussion forums, blogs, crowd-based opinion aggregators, social media and breaking news wherever, whenever. But are we more enlightened and rational because of it?
With points of departure in philosophy, logic, social psychology, economics and choice and game theory, Infostorms shows how information may be used to improve the quality of personal decision and group thinking but also warns against the informational pitfalls which modern information technology may amplify, from science to reality culture and from cyberbullying to what it really is, that makes you buy a book like this.
Time for Something New and Completely Different? Political Social Responsibility
Setting the Record Straight on Post-factual Democracy
How a Flood of Digital Misinformation Could Destroy Democracy
The state of civil discourse online
Why facts don't matter to Donald Trump or the 2016 electorate
Having information is not the same thing as having knowledge.
Interview with Thom Hartmann
How modern technology impacts how humans understand and take in information
In the post-factual democracy, politicians win by getting feelings right and facts wrong
What is an information bubble and why are they a dangerous?
The video is on Felicia Love Dot Com: Helping Parents and Teens Get Together
Is information in excess a key to clarity or confusion?
The Strange Bubble Economics of Selfies is now a Mashable Minute
By Vincent Hendricks and Thomas Bolander
About bystanders and the lemming effect
Bystander Effect and Public Signals (Beer can)
The difference in time before intervention between a regular appearance and a tattered appearance.
How simple a so called 'winning strategy' regarding the bystander effect can be.
Bystander Effect and The Emperor's New Clothes