Democracy, Network versus Hierarchy

The emergence of the network society: a matter of life and death by joellazarus • December 14, 2015 • 2 Comments I recently listened to some lectures by American surgeon Dr Atul Gawande. In the first lecture, he told how a basic practical error in a hospital – placing an oxygen probe on the finger of the wrong hand –



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Information and tools to change the world in 2016

Knowledge is power, so they say. The information technology revolution we are living through offers the possibility of significantly increasing our knowledge; which if used effectively/collectively can empower us to change the world. I am assuming anyone reading this will want to change the world for the better, if not I suggest you stop reading this now.