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If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are conditions for development.
I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.
The city is a body and a mind - a physical structure as well as a repository of ideas and information.
Man is simply the best chance we know of that matter has had of providing itself with information about itself.
The broken consumer credit market had to be repaired by making sure that consumers had the right information and could use it effectively. That meant consolidating the bloated patchwork of ineffective agencies and regulations so that a single agency could act as a voice for consumers.
Getting bogged down in old stories stops the flow of learning by censoring our perceptions, making us functionally deaf and blind to new information. Once the replay button gets pushed, we no longer form new ideas or conclusions - the old ones are so cozy.
Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it.
Google's screen for privacy settings does give you more options for what you share than Apple's does. But it's not a complete list, and people aren't aware of whether or not that information will go to a third party.
A huge amount of what goes on in the Middle East has to do with people being fed really bad information.
The Obama administration has provided almost no public information about the NSA's compliance record.
The Internet is really about highly specialized information, highly specialized targeting.
I never had a strategy about my life. I didn't have enough information to have a strategy. I'm the first person in my family to go to college. I had no family mentors.
Ultimately there's a dirty secret about the Internet, which is nothing disappears. All these companies have all your information. They have your search history.
We're all living in a casino. It's just Vegas. Everything is on camera. Everything is being recorded. Everything is on audio. The truth is we all have access to everybody else's information.
After Secretary Clinton announced in January 2010 that Internet freedom would be a major pillar of U.S. foreign policy, the State Department decided to take what Clinton calls a 'venture capital' approach to the funding of tools, research, public information projects, and training.
If you can get your life down to one minute at a time, you don't miss anything. You have total abundance of information and material.
The more information you have, the more human our heroes become and consequently the less mysterious and godlike. They need to be godlike.
When somebody asks for a favor involving information, if you don't know him or can't verify his identity, just say no.
Google transformed the way most of us get our information with a search engine that enables us to find citizen-created media content alongside the work of professionals.
Human freedom increasingly depends on who controls what we know and, therefore, how we understand our world. It depends on what information we are able to create and disseminate: what we can share, how we can share it, and with whom we can share it.
Now is the era of intellect, information and the Internet.
Technology helped end communism by bringing in information from the outside.
American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information.
That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems.
It's an interesting but useless bit of information that every single character in 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' wears a wig, and many of them wears a prosthetic - false ears, feet, hands. In my case, nose.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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