data asymmetry, Burak Arıkan

narrator Burak Arıkan
term data asymmetry
duration 25:23 min
year 29 June 2016
courtesy of MG+MSUM

Information asymmetry was the primary driver of capital and power in the past century. When one side aggregated more or better information than the other, it gained power. Industrial-era players prospered using this circuitry. Since the emergence of the internet and the web, information has grown increasingly abundant and far more people have gained access to formerly enclosed knowledge. This began to change the power imbalance in every field.


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