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Knowing and living as data assembly

Kallinikos, Jannis (2012) Knowing and living as data assembly. In: Viscusi, Gianluigi and Campagnolo, Gian Marco and Curzi, Ylenia, (eds.) Phenomenology, Organizational Politics, and IT Design: The Social Study of Information Systems. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 68-78. ISBN 9781466603035

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Identification Number: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0303-5.ch005

Abstract

The environment of information affluence and media convergence characteristic of our time is constructing a comprehensive living and knowing habitat that induces the framing of life issues in terms of data availability and the concomitant data permutations this encourages. It also promotes the understanding of knowledge as data assembled into meaningful categories and structures by algorithmic reasoning and statistical techniques. Placed in a wider historical purview, these trends attest to the prominence which cognition qua computation is acquiring and the concomitant retraction of perception as an axial principle of everyday conduct tied to palpable reality and situated encounters.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.igi-global.com/
Additional Information: © 2012 IGI Global
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Sets: Departments > Management
Research centres and groups > Information Systems and Innovation Group
Date Deposited: 12 May 2014 10:58
Last Modified: 12 May 2014 10:58
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56720

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