It’s often said that we live in the ‘Information Age’. When we consider our lives and how important information has become over the last 20 or so years, it is amazing. Every decision we make is based on information – be it our choice of holiday, career, new car, or where to live. Thanks to social networking, we know more about what our friends, family and associates are doing right now (often more than we would like to know!). Events on the far side of the world are streamed to us in real time. We can search for answers to the most obscure questions imaginable – even during the quiz at our local pubs. We can watch movies, read books from a library of many works, check out our contacts, and review the news and share prices – all from ...

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