The talk will show how insights from a view of information based upon systems thinking (Unified Theory of Information) can be applied to analyse the crises we have been witnessing in our times of global challenges. Under the premise that sciences of information are instrumental to the survival and thriving of humanity, normative propositions are deduced. The vision of a Global Sustainable Information Society is presented and a design of information processes is discussed that allows for coping with the global challenges.
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Information for the Global Sustainable Information Society - The Great Bifurcation Imperative
Published: 01 July 2015 by MDPI in ISIS Summit Vienna 2015—The Information Society at the Crossroads session Invited Speech
Keywords: global challenges, complexity thinking, unified theory of information