Who’s Downloading Pirated Papers? Everyone

Just as spring arrived last month in Iran, Meysam Rahimi sat down at his university computer and immediately ran into a problem: how to get the scientific papers he needed. He had to write up a research proposal for his engineering Ph.D. at Amirkabir University of...

Module 4: The Production of Information

Module 4: The Production of Information Introduction The complex information ecosystem–in which public and private sources battle for control of policy, in which marketers and publishers compete for the public’s attention, in which popular press magazines...

Module 1: A Very Brief History of Information

Module 1: A Very Brief History of Information Introduction The complex information ecosystem in which we find ourselves–in which public and private sources battle for control of policy, in which marketers and publishers compete for our attention, in which...