Meg Leta Ambrose (Colorado): You Are What Google Says You Are: The Right to Be Forgotten and Information Stewardship. From New Scientist, handle the truth: A special section on navigating knowledge in the web age. The miracle of everything anywhere anytime: Let’s stop moping for a moment to remember what infoscarcity felt like. An excerpt from This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World’s Information by Andy Greenberg. We like to believe that more information allows us to make more informed decisions, to be more knowledgeable — that's wrong: knowledge does not grow with information access. Knowledge is power?: Douglas Merrill on why those days are long gone. A review of A Social History of Knowledge, Volume II: From the Encyclopedie to Wikipedia by Peter Burke. Ronald Bailey reviews The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date by Samuel Arbesman (and more). The cost of useless information: Philip Ball on how machines are efficient only if they collect information that helps them predict the future. Neal Thompson interviews Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't (and more and more). Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil on the data scientist, the sexiest job of the 21st century.

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