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The Culture of Information and the Information of Culture

  • Elias G. Carayannis
  • Denisa Popescu
  • Ali Pirzadeh
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Part of the Arts, Research, Innovation and Society book series (ARIS)

Abstract

The Culture of Information refers to a cultural structure that strips away information from its meaning and conduces information to be seen as a commodity. In this chapter one of the main propositions is that today’s global society should be examined through the reality of information overload that makes it possible to filter and promote standardized set of values and beliefs activities, thus leading to a mass culture produced from commercialization of information and its increased ability to wire people through information.

Keywords

Culture of information Commodification Mass culture Information-as-object 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias G. Carayannis
    • 1
  • Denisa Popescu
    • 2
  • Ali Pirzadeh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems and Technology Management, School of BusinessThe George Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.Information and Technology SolutionsThe World Bank GroupWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.Independent ConsultantWashington, DCUSA

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