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If applied to a systemic informational system Stieglers argument points out to what Malik proposes as a new relationship between the organic system knowledge and the inorganic matter information If information dominates knowledge as a primary condition of meaning then the epistemological significance is displaced or replaced by a systematic evention 200640 meaning that instead of information becoming the agent of knowledge the system where it is consumed is what dictates its eventfulness For Malik this displacement addresses the impacts and characteristics of the information age or society meaning the contemporary era of the development and proliferation highly computational networks In his book Critique of Information Scott Lash uses the concept of information society in a particularly serious and even literal way to identify the elements of information that he considers to be key in understanding a completely saturated technological media environment By stating a question as simple as what is at stake in the information society 2002141 Lash raises a simplistic but still primordial starting point in the discussion regarding information knowledge and technology First of all the author unfolds this question into what he considers to be the most important element in the discussion what types of information are we talking about when we talk about information society By identifying this types that for the author are only two Lash is setting the terrain for a reflection based more in the description of the types in a ontological way rather then its differentiation in a semantic aspect Only comprehending the differences and subtleties of both is possible to understand how their definitions interfere in the discussion of the information overload in a contemporary point of view For him there are two kinds of information the first type being post-industrial based and the second type being postmodern Lash 2002141 He describes the first type as one inscribed in a problematic of intensive production of knowledge in a increasingly
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