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Adelo Vant

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Is the cultural anthropological impact of technology and information changing?

Future: Information creates social change and technology application?
Legacy: Technology creates social change and information application!

Do government, academic, economic, and industry leaders understand an Information Society Environment (ISE) will impact technology spending, require information compliance by hardware, software and standards?

Will government, academic, economic, and industry leaders be changed or impacted by an ISE dynamics, social/cultural boundary and borders flexibility?

Will the ISE be as disruptive (more or less) to society/culture, governments, academics, economics, and industry as 1900...2000 digital and telecommunications information technology ... hardware and software?


Closing Statement from Adelo Vant

Presently valuable information is lumped together in an information pile by most, but not all folks. IOW: Human gnome information for most folks is like all outer information not very useful. In the future as metadata/structure is added to information far more people will discover and use available information for presently unknown and unique purposes.

Legal mandates by governments or societies will be a waste of time, like the present war on drugs, the past prohibitions on booze and sex, and the concerns on printable guns. I like a few others (are not nihilist) expect the future will be far better, because information discovery and use will be uncontrollable by any means, and information application controllable by all folks. Maybe government will eventually be pure DEMOCRACY, which should scare the heck out of the powers that be presently.

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    Apr 23 2013: I count 5 question marks in your post. Can that be reduced to one?
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      Apr 23 2013: Will information science or technology products produce the greatest impact on culture, economics, innovations ... in this century?
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        Apr 23 2013: Thank you. I am sorry to have bothered you. Even with the dumb-downed version of your question I still do not know what you are asking. It is probably best to proceed without me. I'll just go look for a coversation about what constitutes happiness.
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          Apr 24 2013: I did not dumb-downed anything. I am just a piss-poor communicator.

          Thanks for your comments.

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