Future Information Society, The: Social And Technological Problems

Future Information Society, The: Social And Technological Problems : Social and Technological Problems

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This book is the first volume of a two-volume edition based on the International Society for Information Studies Summit Vienna 2015 on 'The Information Society at the Crossroads. Response and Responsibility of the Sciences of Information' (see summit.is4is.org).The book represents a trans-disciplinary endeavor of the leading experts in the field of information studies posing the question for a better society, in which social and technological innovations help make information key to the flourishing of humanity and dispense with the bleak view of the dark side of information society.It is aimed at readers that conduct research into any aspect of information, information society and information technology, who develop or implement social or technological applications. It is also for those who have an interest in participating in setting the goals for sciences of information and social applications of technological achievements and scientific results.
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  • Hardback | 540 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 861.83g
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • English
  • 9813108967
  • 9789813108967
  • 1,248,756

Table of contents

Distributed Intelligence Technologies; Biological Tricks for a Global Brain; Systems; The Service and Disservice of Information Overload: Ways to Cope; Cyberpeace: Promoting Human Rights and Peaceful Use of the Internet; Robots - My Mind Children; Interactive Articulation and Probing of Processes; Revolution in Military Affairs; The Roots of Money and Investment Systems; Health Information Technology; Creating an Alternative to the Online Propaganda; Constructive News: A New Journalistic Genre; Islam between Inclusion and Exclusion; A Society of Control; Simulated Education and Illusive Technologies; Conviviality: A Choice of Civilization;
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