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How can we be sure that technology share knowledge and truth?

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Information society

  1. 1. Information Society By Prof. Liwayway Memije-Cruz
  2. 2. Technology as a source of information • Do they all provide information or just noise? • How can we be sure that technology share knowledge and truth?
  3. 3. What is information?
  4. 4. Information • facts about a situation, person, event, etc.: • facts provided or learned about something or someone. • what is conveyed or represented by a particular arrangement or sequence of things. • communicate meaning
  5. 5. Human’s quest for understanding the natural world was first done through naming and classifying objects.
  7. 7. Questions to ponder? • How is it possible that one’s idea can simultaneously exists in one’s mind and in another? • How is it possible that human beings can communicate through words and thus form a community? • Does the power of communicated words come from the speaker, who is the thinker and the source, or from the listener, who is the recipient of the communication?
  8. 8. The scientific search for truth recognized the usefulness of language and the ability it gave to make sense of nature.
  9. 9. Words can function across space and time without reducing their meaning.
  10. 10. Thinking in terms of a common system being generated by a speaker and received by the listener is useful in the pursuit of knowledge.
  11. 11. The Role of Language in the quest • mainly used for linguistic communication. • basis of human progress. • central to ones identity as an individual • as a marker of a social group.
  13. 13. Technology in the modern world is the fruit of science.
  14. 14. Since people have discovered the laws and language of nature, they can develop technology that uses these laws and languages for their benefits. This is mathematics, the great contribution of Isaac Newton.
  15. 15. Sir Isaac Newton English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
  16. 16. Mathematics is the study of pattern and structure.
  17. 17. Mathematics is fundamental to the physical and biological sciences, engineering and information technology, to economics and increasingly to the social sciences.
  18. 18. Mathematics in our World
  19. 19. Mathematics in our World
  20. 20. Looking at simple things deeply, finding a pattern, and using the pattern to gain new insights provides great value.
  21. 21. Technological World • describes a world that is based in science and applied to everyday life to solve problems.
  22. 22. • Technology is taking over our world, we live in an age where most, if not all of us use technological devices all day, everyday. From mobile phones, to iPads, to laptops and TVs, we’re constantly using technology. There are even forms of technology that we use during our sleep, fitness watches that track our sleep and the likes.
  23. 23. The Printing Press • preservation of words. • transform cultures • its development in 15th Century is regarded as the beginning of a true revolution. • allowed words and scientific ideas to establish a view of nature anchored in scholarly works and studies.
  24. 24. Johannes Gutenberg • a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.
  25. 25. Information Age • began around the 1970s and is still going on today. It is also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age. This era brought about a time period in which people could access information and knowledge easily. • a historic period in the 21st century characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization, to an economy based on information technology.
  26. 26. The World Wide Web
  27. 27. www • (WWW) is combination of all resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). A broader definition comes from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C): "The World Wide Web is the universe of network-accessible information, an embodiment of human knowledge.“ • A way of addressing data processing and information sharing needs among scientists for the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
  28. 28. Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee • English engineer and computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.
  29. 29. Assignment • Social media also poses certain risks especially in the dissemination of false information. As a student, how will you use social media to ensure that you do not propagate inaccurate and unreliable information?
  30. 30. References: • technological-world-negative-positive-effects- know/ • tion-age.html • g-press • sequence.html
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