Posted: May 25, 2010 by Wildcat in Uncategorized

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David Weinberger: How information became the “dominant metaphor” of contemporary intellectual life

The Cluetrain Manifesto author and Internet philosopher discusses information — as a paradigm, as an irony, as a way of comprehending ourselves and the world. Given the fact that we don’t understand, in any meaningful way, what information actually is, Weinberger says, it’s worth considering how it became the “dominant metaphor” of our intellectual life — and how the metaphor is changing as we enter the digital age.

» via Nieman Journalism Lab

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