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Tracking the Knowledge Economy

It has been looked at for many years (link to a 2003 PDF revised edition of a 1983 report). Inspiring reports trying to predict where this was heading, the knowledge economy is incredibly difficult to get a grip on, mainly because its products are intangible. [more inside]
posted by JoeXIII007 on Mar 6, 2010 - 8 comments

"Leaving no trace [of our daily lives] is nearly impossible."

The Anonymity Experiment. Is it possible to hide in plain sight? Privacy-minded people have long warned of a world in which an individual’s every action leaves a trace, in which corporations and governments can peer at will into your life with a few keystrokes on a computer. Now one of the people in charge of information-gathering for the U.S. government says, essentially, that such a world has arrived.
posted by amyms on Feb 16, 2008 - 44 comments

Revenge of the Right (brain).

Which side of your brain is dominant? (take the test!) Why does it matter? According to Daniel Pink's latest article in Wired, we are moving from the Information Age (which favored the logic of the left brainers) to a new Conceptual Age (which favors the empathy and emotion of the right brainers). Don't get left behind!
posted by Quartermass on Feb 7, 2005 - 30 comments

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