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The World As Information By Robert Abbott

The World As Information

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This text is concerned with the meaning of information and what individuals do with it. It deals with the impact, and problems of overload, stimulation and craving for information; and analytical and synthetic approaches to retrieval and management of information are discussed.
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The World As Information by Robert Abbott

This book takes a very broad view of information, and considers it as a phenomenon in its own right, rather than the technology for handling it. It is very much concerned with the meaning of information, and what we as individuals do with it.

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Table of Contents


Railway analogies; the pain of everything; Popper's worlds; Durrenmatt's absent lemur; the universe within; world 3; from Akasha to Zanadu; towards the world brain; outsiders and infopaths; conclusions - some implications for the information age.

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GOR009314806
The World As Information by Robert Abbott
Robert Abbott
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Intellect Books
1999-01-01
192
1871516757
9781871516753
N/A
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