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From Jargon to Jointness: Understanding the Information Environment and Its Terminology

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:17am
There is still disagreement and outright confusion about what the IE is, why it matters, how to operate within it, and how to develop a terms and definitions relating to it. While terms and definitions comprise the primary focus of this article, it is most useful to discuss them in the context of interactions between information, competition, and strategy.

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The Primacy of Information Intelligence

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:48am
Our need to scrutinize information becomes more acute as automation outstrips human understanding. If machine-learnt becomes machine-taught, we may lose the power to make responsible decisions. At the same time, our drive for technological advantage creates dependence on complex networks such as the “collaborative sensing grid.” Uncertainty persists.

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Calculated Communications in a Concave World SWJED Sun, 12/11/2016 - 12:44pm

The “info-agile” world is not myth. It is reality, and any institution concerned with advancing truth must deal comprehensively with the manipulative nature of information.