The Power of Information: Being in Control.

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The World of information.:

The World of information. In modern world it's all about information.

The World of information.:

The World of information. The power of information is the most important power in modern world.

The Power of Information: What's going on?:

The Power of Information: What's going on? Knowledge is power.

The Power of Information: What's going on?:

The Power of Information: What's going on? Knowledge is power. Power is knowledge.

The Power of Information: What's going on?:

The Power of Information: What's going on? Knowledge is power. Power is knowledge. Power can not possibly be distributed fairly among the members of our society.

The Power of Information: What's going on?:

The Power of Information: What's going on? Knowledge is power. Power is knowledge. Power can not possibly be distributed fairly among the members of society. Can information be distributed fairly?

The Power of Information: What's going on?:

The Power of Information: What's going on? Knowledge is power. Power is knowledge. Power can not possibly be distributed fairly among the members of society. Can information be distributed fairly? Should information be distributed fairly?

The Power of Information: What does 'fairly' mean?:

The Power of Information: What does 'fairly' mean? Who produces information? Who owns information? Who needs information? Who uses information? What's the price of information? Who has access to information? Who could have access to information?

The Power of Information: What does 'fairly' mean?:

The Power of Information: What does 'fairly' mean? 'Fairly' means that information is equally accessible to every member of the society. And ultimately that every member of the society can easily produce and share it.

The Power of Information: What are we doing?:

The Power of Information: What are we doing? As a person you try to act fairly. As a person you are producing, sharing and using information according to the common rules. As a society we are making the informational divide harder to bridge with every passing day and every bit of information.

The Power of Information: What is to be done?:

The Power of Information: What is to be done? We must make direct efforts to bridge the informational divide between the educated minority and the vast majority of those, who haven't got a chance to access the information.

The Power of Information: Can it be done?:

The Power of Information: Can it be done? It is possible, though not entirely and not right now. Modern technologies can help. No technology can help if we aren't ready to spend our time on not-for-profit activity. In long-term perspective it's economically feasible.

The Power of Information: What if not?:

The Power of Information: What if not? If we don't do it now, we will end up with an egalitarian society, ruled by those, who just occupy information channels.

The Power of Information: What if not?:

The Power of Information: What if not? If we don't do it now, we will end up with an egalitarian society, ruled by those, who just occupy information channels. Or have we already?

The Power of Information: What can I do?:

The Power of Information: What can I do? As a producer of information: You can distribute it freely (keeping your rights). You can put it on the web. You can translate and publish it in many languages. As a bearer of information. You can share your knowledge and skills for free. You can provide with information those, who are not lucky enough to have access to it.

The Power of Information: Where can I get help?:

The Power of Information: Where can I get help? If you're ready to participate, just start doing it. If you need help on whatever Free Culture activity, you can get it here: WWW.FREECULTURE.ORG .RU

The World of information.:

The World of information. The amount of information is overwhelming.

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge.:

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge. 50 years ago there was no way to link information and put it together.

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge.:

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge. 50 years ago there was no way to link information and put it together. Now it is possible.

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge.:

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge. 50 years ago there was no way to link information and put it together. Now it is possible. But the amount of information has overwhelmed. And there is almost no use producing any more information, because it can't be found and used.

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge.:

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge. We're facing the information clutter which abolishes the value of information being produced. So we have to find ways to mine information in order to utilize, what we've already gained. Because otherwise we'll lose more than we find.

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge.:

The Power of Information: Overwhelming knowledge. To address this issue we need to spend some resources on interdisciplinary studies. And we have to find out how the brain works, so that we could build systems to do some part of what we need (structuring and ranking information) for us.

The Power of Information: Our power.:

The Power of Information: Our power. We need to find ways to structure, integrate and utilize knowledge so that it could be more accessible, clearer and more productive. We need to make efforts to bridge the informational divide, in our neighborhood, in our country and worldwide.

The Power of Information: One more threat.:

The Power of Information: One more threat. But there is a threat to be aware of: We consider information to be good. But not everybody might think so. So we should always keep in mind the difference between sharing information and pushing it.

The Power of Information: The daylight.:

The Power of Information: The daylight. If what I've been talking about could even partly come true, the world will be a better place to live in.