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The following collection is an ongoing and up to date curation of the confluence of digital intercultures.
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The Pirate Bay’s domain name may be seized next week | ExtremeTech

The Pirate Bay’s domain name may be seized next week | ExtremeTech | The Philosophy of Information ~ News & Current Events | Scoop.it
Swedish prosecutors are suing to take over The Pirate Bay's domain name.
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A new precedent - the state sues the registry. Copyright, Cybercrime, Digital Citizenship and Internet Governance collide. Who will define, and by what governmental structures, the terms of what it means to "support criminal activity" online, to turn a blind eye in cyberspace? Are we all now criminals by default?

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GPI - Research Group in Philosophy of Information

GPI - Research Group in Philosophy of Information | The Philosophy of Information ~ News & Current Events | Scoop.it
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The meeting of PI and Science.

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A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Information

A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Information | The Philosophy of Information ~ News & Current Events | Scoop.it
First Paragraph: At the core of the philosophy of information is the ‘ti esti’ question that inaugurated several branches of philosophy from Plato onwards. Just what is information?
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Beavers provides an excellent history ad critique of the Philosophy of Information, outlining the problems of the field in a concise and compact manner.

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In the Age of Information, Specializing to Survive

In the Age of Information, Specializing to Survive | The Philosophy of Information ~ News & Current Events | Scoop.it
As the amount of human-created information spirals ever higher, our ability to sift through it has not kept pace. Increasingly condensed specialization is one result.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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The question I've posed in my research reinterprets the concept of the technological singularity and applies it to information: Will information in its entirety surpass the point at which we, as its creators, can collectively account for it? At this point, does information reach a point of dissolution or "information entropy"? Perhaps specializing and categorizing a specialist ontology is the answer to maintaining such an accountability.

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Philosophy of Information: An Introduction

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Philosophy of Information: An Introduction
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One of the more articulate overviews and certainly one of the most comprehensive overviews of the Philosophy of Information that I've come across yet.

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