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To Know or not to Know: A Moral Reflection on Information Poverty
  • J. Britz
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Inf. Sci.
  • 1 June 2004
TLDR
This article reflects, from an ethical perspective, on the problem of information poverty. Expand
Africa as a knowledge society: A reality check
This paper investigates the question of whether Africa is moving towards a knowledge society. An analysis is made of the current initiatives that are undertaken in Africa to put the continent on theExpand
Making the global information society good: A social justice perspective on the ethical dimensions of the global information society
  • J. Britz
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2008
TLDR
This article discusses the application of social justice as a moral tool that has universal moral validity and which can be used to address the ethical challenges of the global Information Society. Expand
The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies
  • J. Britz
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2010
TLDR
This book is a kind of precious book written by an experienced author. Expand
Understanding Information Ethics
Ethics can be defined as that branch of philosophy that studies human behaviour in terms of what is good or bad regarding relationships with themselves, others and their environment. Ethical actionsExpand
Is a knowledge society possible without freedom of access to information?
TLDR
This paper is concerned with freedom and the information and knowledge society. Expand
On considering the application of Amartya Sen's capability approach to an information-based rights framework
TLDR
We live in an information society, and, resultantly, significant attention is devoted to ensure “information-based rights” are protected among other essential human rights. Expand
A Moral Reflection on the Information Flow From South to North: an African Perspective
In most discussions of the digital divide, the emphasis is on assisting developing nations by facilitating the flow of information resources from the developed countries to the developing – aExpand
Knowledge Management in Practice: The Case of International Development
Knowledge management as an organizational discipline, while originally developed in a business environment, has seen keen pursuit in disciplines contributing to more sustainable forms of socialExpand
The Role of Business Intelligence in Information-Intensive Small Businesses: Initial Results from an Interpretive Study
Small businesses have limited resources that need to be utilised for maximum return. Business intelligence (BI) systems can provide decision-makers, who in small businesses are predominantly theExpand
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