new democratic deficit

Information Society: the two faces of Janus

Wednesday, 31 May, 2006 (All day)

Knowledge could be considered as the most critical dual factor –input and output – in production and scientific processes. Strategic and influential use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) - the so called Information Society (IS) – reveals vast potential in knowledge production and economic development. In our point of view, two are the key issues in effective ICTs exploitation: (a) social consensus about quantity, quality and processing mechanisms of public information and (b) transformation process path between the general e-work model and the g-work paradigm.