It’s not Big Brother I fear but Huxley’s world of mindless trivia
In the excellent article below, Matthew Syed discusses if we are lost in a sea of data online and if the truth is lost in a sea of irrelevance. This article first appeared in the Sunday Times.
We’ve never had so much information at our fingertips — and so little wisdom to do anything useful with it
In the time it takes you to reach the end of this paragraph, 15 million emails will have been sent, 30,000 tweets and three million Facebook updates. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of blogs, Instagram posts and news articles will have been added to a running total measured in billions.… Click here to continue reading this article