On Data/Information

There has always been a lot of information and data; what is different today is that information is easier to access especially because of the ever expansive global network facilitated by the internet.We are more connected today than perhaps any time in history. Images from Gaza or Ferguson are accessible as instantly to a person in Windhoek as they to a person where they are being captured.

In one sense, this is good. It makes it difficult for the masses to say they were unaware especially of certain atrocities. On the other hand, it also gives many of us false Continue reading