What is an Information Revolution?

My hypothesis is that the Information adapted (I-adapted) and Material goods adapted (M-adapted) perspectives are part of a continuum. Each culture has some mix of the I-adaptation and M-adaptation perspective.

I define an information revolution as a major shift in the relation between the two perspectives – M-adaptation and I-adaptation.

Why Write an Information History?

  • It has not been done.
  • It is difficult to see the impact of information
  • People see and organize their world in the form that their Information technology presents