The Oxford professor of philosophy and ‘the ethics of information’ says methods for discussing the ethics of information technology have been latent in philosophy from its origins. He picks the best books on the philosophy of information.
A conversation with the economist, educator, omnivore, polymath and co-founder of Marginal Revolution, highlighting books about decentralised information, mass collaboration and spontaneous order
Former editor-in-chief of The Guardian talked to us in 2012 about brave new frontiers for journalism, the hunt for a business model to pay for it all, and what he hoped (and feared) the Leveson Inquiry would decide about press regulation.
The challenges – and opportunities – of our times have never been greater. Everything from our models of political participation to the very architecture of our brains is at stake, says the novelist and technology blogger Nick Harkaway.
The history professor and author of Too Much to Know tells us what researchers have been discovering about how earlier human societies collected, organised and used information
Preface to Plato
by Eric A Havelock
The Printing Press as an Agent of Change
by Elizabeth L Eisenstein
The Creation of the Media: Political Origins of Modern Communications
by Paul Starr
Raymond Williams on Culture and Society: Essential Writings
by Raymond Williams
by Todd Gitlin
The Journalism Professor at Columbia University discusses the future of the media. Argues that the availability of intelligently compiled, serious information is a prerequisite for democratic life