Reflections on Information Pathologies & Organizational Intelligence — Why Predictive Analytics on Industrial Era Data is Fraud, Waste, & Abuse

Coherent, the Force is…. Restrictive Control and Information Pathologies in Organizations Wolfgang Scholl* Humboldt-University, Berlin Although the relation of power to knowledge is an often discussed theme, a psychological and sociological scrutiny of the issue is lacking. A new conceptual and theoretical approach to this issue is presented here that distingushes between restrictive and promotive …

Theophillis Goodyear: Subprime Mortgage — Open Source Could Have Prevented, but Various Information Pathologies (Corruption of Government Being One of Them) Enabled the Fraud

The Subprime Mortgage Crisis: A Perfect Example of the Potential Benefits of Open-Source Governance in the Real World The article: The Nature and Origin of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis, (San Jose State University Department of Economics) says,”The guilt for the subprime mortgage financial crisis lies both with the lenders who knowingly put borrowers into booby …

Robert Steele: Itemization of Information Pathologies

In support of the Berkman Center’s conference on truthness, below is an extract from THE OPEN SOURCE EVERYTHING MANIFESTO: Transparency, Truth & Trust (Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Book / Evolver Edition, 5 June 2012). EXTRACT: I now realize that neither governments nor corporations are “fixed” obstacles. In a world of constantly changing information, it is …

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Disinformation, Other Information Pathologies, & Repression

Disinformation, Other Information Pathologies, & Repression 9/11 Review: 9-11 Review: 9-11 Descent into Tyranny–The New World Order’s Dark Plans to Turn Earth into a Prison Planet Review: Access Denied–The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering Review: Painful Questions–An Analysis of the September 11th Attack Review: The 9/11 Commission Report–Omissions And Distortions (Paperback) Review: The …

Jon Rappoport: Who Hacked CBS Star’s Computers? Are We All In An Information Prison?

CBS News star hacked: the big chill www.nomorefakenews.com Sharyl Atkisson is the one thing CBS News has going for it. She’s the real article. As real as you can be in the current news climate, while still working for a major media outlet.  She crashed the credibility of the CDC, as it was lying through …

Eagle: Westphalian Pathologies Replicated in the Internet?

Good thinking.  Foreign Policy is getting better. The New Westphalian Web The future of the Internet may lie in the past. And that’s not a good thing. Nearly 365 years ago, more than 100 warring diplomats and princes got together in the cities of Münster and Osnabrück, in what is now northwestern Germany. There they …

Stuart Umpleby: Deliberate Mis-Information is Anti-Cybernetic

Of possible interest consistent with the information pathologies threat, not my views but worthy of reflection. Misinformation and Its Correction: Continued Influence and Successful Debiasing A successful democracy requires well-informed citizens, but what if the information at their disposal is not accurate?  Examples of misinformation are widespread and range from inflated advertising claims and political …

SchwartzReport: Genetic Modication – Case Study in Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Starting with Corruption of Information and Falsification of Intelligence

Genetic Engineering and the GMO Industry: Corporate Hijacking of Food and Agriculture “I recognized my two selves: a crusading idealist and a cold, granitic believer in the law of the jungle” – Edgar Monsanto Queeny, Monsanto chairman, 1943-63, “The Spirit of Enterprise”, 1934. When rich companies with politically-connected lobbyists and seats on government-appointed bodies bend …

Search: “pathologies map” intelligence

We have discovered that despite the site having a search capability that is supposed to be of, by, and for Google, it is actually better to search on Goggle proper, adding < site=phibetaiota > without the brackets to the search.  If you know something is a graphic, or an article, or briefing, you can use …

Review: The Information Diet – A Case for Conscious Consumption

Clay Johnson 5.0 out of 5 stars Gift Book, Gift Idea, Gift Economy, Get a Grip,February 18, 2012 I received a copy of this book as a gift, and gladly so since the top review at this time is unfairly dismissive while also confessing that the reviewer only read the first third of the book …