By Mark Andrejevic
Today, extra mediated info is offered to extra humans than at the other time in human background. New and revitalized sense-making thoughts multiply in accordance with the demanding situations of "cutting during the litter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of data. facts miners, "sentiment analysts," and selection markets supply to aid our bodies of information "speak for themselves"―making feel in their personal styles so we don’t need to. Neuromarketers and physique language specialists promise to see at the back of people’s phrases to work out what their brains are rather considering and feeling. New different types of details processing promise to displace the necessity for services or even comprehension―at least for people with entry to the data.
explores the connections among those wide-ranging sense-making recommendations for an period of knowledge overload and "big data," and the recent types of keep an eye on they permit. Andrejevic evaluations the preferred include of deconstructive debunkery, calling into query the post-truth, post-narrative, and post-comprehension politics it underwrites, and tracing a fashion past them.
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There is something hyper-efficient about this capture and repurposing of the fruit of human creativity and activity: the information-era equivalent of noting that every day humans expend all kind of energy that might be captured and harnessed.
Prom Policing to Security Another form of convergence in the digital era is the blurring oflines between criminality and "terrorism," and thus between national security and policing. "46 The indeterminate definition of terrorism allows a wide range of activities to be folded into its embrace. Just as anyone is a potential suspect in the diffuse "war on terror," so too is any crime potentially encompassed by an overarching terrorist plot. 0" becomes increasingly reliant on the data capturing power of the Web and the techniques for data mining and forecasting.
In short, the promise of data mining is to generate patterns of actionable information that outstrip the reach of the unaided human brain. In his book Too Big to Know, David Weinberger describes this "new knowledge" as requiring "not just giant computers but a network to connect them, to feed them, and to make their work accessible. V The question of what it might mean to know something without comprehending it is, perhaps, one of the defining questions of the big data era, although it is certainly not without precedent.