VINT Symposium Recap: Luciano Floridi and David Weinberger presentations

Luciano Floridi is best known for his work on two areas of philosophical research: the philosophy of information and information ethics. In his presentation he talks about how the digital revolution has brought information technologies and people closer and how this affects the future. We have included the video of his presentation and his slides below.

Big Data and Their Problem by Luciano Floridi

VINT Symposium 2012: Recorded Future | Luciano Floridi from Sogeti VINT on Vimeo.

Too Big To Know by David Weinberger

Weinberger is probably best known as co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto. Weinberger’s work focuses on how the Internet is changing human relationships, communication, and society. Weinberger argues that the massive amounts of data necessary to deal with complex phenomena exceed any single brain’s ability to grasp, yet networked science rolls on. The question is how we will ever make sense of scientific topics that are too big to know?

VINT Symposium 2012: Recorded Future | David Weinberger – Too Big To Know from Sogeti VINT on Vimeo.

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About Thomas van Manen

Thomas van Manen is a researcher with a focus on the impact of new technologies and is part of the VINT research program on Big Data, Internet of Things, Gamification, Wearables and Disruptive Technologies. As a innovator Thomas helps organizations translate new technologies and digital trends into ideas and ideas into concepts using research, workshops and pilot programs. Thomas is also Chief Editor of the VINT research blog, part of Sogeti Labs community of technology experts and was voted to be part of the HOT100 in 2012, a yearly selection of the most promising alumni in Media & Arts studies.

 

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