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Networks of Meaning

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Fundamental to the growth of The Economy of Meaning is the creation of pathways over which meaning flows, what I call networks of meaning. Such networks are now, in the twenty first century, reaching a critical mass which will over time shift the center of the economy to one in which creation and production of meaning is the central activity.

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Watson the Medic and the End of the Information Economy

Friday, February 18, 2011

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Recent posts on IBM’s Watson applied to medical diagnosis (see this article for example) show how advanced computers of the future will do to the information economy what computers have already done to manufacturing, namely make information processing so efficient that it becomes a small part of our economy and providing further evidence that we […]

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