Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now

by Gloria Origgi, Via Aeon Not faking it. From the Apollo 15 mission. Photo NASA There is an underappreciated paradox of knowledge that plays a pivotal role in our advanced hyper-connected liberal democracies: the greater the amount of information that circulates, the more we rely on so-called reputational devices to evaluate it. What makes this paradoxical is that the vastly increased access to information and knowledge we have today does … Read more Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now