TagLuciano Floridi

What is hyperhistory?

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“Technologies as users interacting with other technologies as prompters, through other in-between technologies: this is another way of describing hyperhistory as the stage of human development”
― Luciano Floridi

The way human beings live can be divided into two with the development of our increasingly robust ability to pass information between generations using Information Communication Technologies (ICTs). This division is usually expressed by the terms prehistory and history, adverbs that describe how people lived, not necessarily when. A further division of history occurred with the advent of the digital information revolution, the way we now live described as hyperhistory.
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