Browsing All posts tagged under »power«

Do new technologies democratise museum collections, or reinforce conservative values?

January 21, 2014

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I am fascinated by power. When I was involved with the music industry, and my friends were busy dissecting the production values of obscure indie records, I was reading the street press to find out who the power brokers were. I wanted to know which individuals shaped what I heard, or could make or break […]

‘Knowledge is power, but secret knowledge is also power.’

August 3, 2011

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I came across the title for this post in the comments section of an article discussing the recent releasing of JSTOR academic documents by Aaron Swartz, where fred_bauder writes: Knowledge is power, but secret knowledge is also power. It’s an interesting sentiment. Around the time of the wikileaks US diplomatic cables leak I remember reading an […]