Archive for the ‘information flow’ Category

Signs of the Singularity and Why Chris Anderson and Nicholas Carr Won’t Make the Next Cut

I noticed a similarity recently in posts from Chris Anderson and Nicholas Carr. Over the past few months both of these widely read authors published a thought provoking post that calls into question humanity’s stewardship of knowledge in today’s 2.0 world. And each post contains signs of the singularity. Read on brave traveler, but don’t forget to bring your towel !

Anderson, in The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete, postulates a world of technological utopianism without realism.

Information Sharing and Tomorrow’s Knowledge Workers

Both public and private sectors are currently evaluating various information sharing capabilities based on Model Driven Architecture and the Semantic Web. The supply of knowledge workers for Model Driven Architecture is relatively high. Currently, the private sector reasonably satisfies demand for these capabilities. But knowledge workers for the Semantic Web are currently in short supply.