Meditaciones filosóficas sobre las entrañas de la Era de la Información



Este trabajo representa una mirada reflexiva a las entrañas de la Era de la Información. Sus oportunidades y promesas han sido desviadas a dudosos finales, manipulando a los usuarios de las tecnologías de la información hacia recompensas económicas y poder político. El análisis desde la investigación previa y en curso, permite identificar diferentes maneras de caracterizar la Era de la Información como la Era de la Caverna de Platón (inspirada por Platón y Aristóteles), la Era de la Distracción (inspirada por Heidegger), la Era de la Desinformación (inspirada por la manipulación de los contenidos de Internet para provocar guerras de información y desinformación), la Era del Capitalismo Vigilante (inspirada por el uso que hacen las compañías de tecnologías de la información, de programas informáticos y aplicaciones para manipular el comportamiento de los consumidores),y la Era de los Agravios Exacerbados (inspirada por el uso de los sitios web de Internet y las aplicaciones, para consolidar e inflamar los agravios políticos partisanos, así como para mantener, conquistar o manipular el poder político). Las últimas dos plantean los más grandes peligros para la destrucción de las democracias, los países y el planeta.


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Cómo citar
Froehlich, T. (2021). Meditaciones filosóficas sobre las entrañas de la Era de la Información. Informatio. Revista Del Instituto De Información De La Facultad De Información Y Comunicación, 26(1), 132-177.
Dossier: "Ética de la Información", coordinado por el Dr. Rafael Capurro (Stuttgart Media University, Alemania)