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Conclusion: Information and Reality

in Holding On to Reality

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780226066257
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226066226 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226066226.003.0017
Conclusion: Information and Reality

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Technological information has to go a long way to entirely displace natural or cultural information. It is impossible to recover the full symmetry of humanity and reality through virtual representation of reality. Information theory can be employed to show that the virtual would have to come to become a verbatim, a reduction to absurdity. Information technology has deeply influenced the ways people cope today with the threat of the devastation and loss of meaning. Newspapers, journals, and books have been the places of considered judgment, and these or some such focal points are needed if information technology is to become a constructive strand in the texture of people's lives. Thus, information technology is both the channel and the energy that is carrying the free market economy.

Keywords: technological information; cultural information; reality; information theory; information technology

Chapter.  8066 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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