Characteristics Of The New Type Of Communication: Irrelevance - Deepstash
Characteristics Of The New Type Of Communication: Irrelevance

Characteristics Of The New Type Of Communication: Irrelevance

The value of information need not be tied to any function it might serve in social and political decision-making and action but may attach merely to its novelty, interest, and curiosity. The telegraph made information into a commodity, a “thing” that could be bought and sold irrespective of its uses or meaning.

Daily news give us something to talk about but do not lead to any meaningful action. With the abundance of irrelevant information, the information-action ratio/signal to noise ratio is dramatically altered.

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