The Future of our Globalized Society
History is the only guidebook civilization has….. But Who Was The Writer / Publisher ?
We need to know the real history of the historian in order to understand the version that is being put in front of us.
Around The Web
The traditional media’s influence is waning. Alternative and Social media has flattened the playing field, allowing the world to disseminate the information they want, to whomever they want, whenever and however they want. There’s no longer a need to wait for a journalist to file a story.
Twitter has emerged as a vital source of this real-time information, with more than 100 million users sending 250 million tweets every day on virtually every topic. As we’ve seen time and time again, news breaks first on Twitter; as a result, Twitter stories became the most relevant results not scrubbed and without spin. (Next Gen Newsfeed on marque above)
With the birth of the social web, we have tools
at our disposal that are orders of magnitude more powerful than we have had
as individuals or as a society.
When we used to believe because we thought the author was objective, we now
believe because we can see through the author’s writings to the sources and
values that brought them to that position. Transparency gives the reader
information by which they can undo some of the unintended effects of the
ever-present biases. Transparency brings us to reliability the way objectivity
This change is, well, epochal