What becomes of the science of signs in the age of digital representation and simulation? Why are not most semioticians engaged by these challenges? Can semiotics survive the Petabyte Era, then the Exa, Zeta, Yotta information universes that are on our doorsteps? The obvious answer to the questions raised by this editorial is: yes, as long as semioticians become better informed and can adapt their models and tools of inquiry to this new epistemological environment. They will also have to demonstrate their relevance to the advancement of knowledge in this context.
Occupy Semiotics (Hacia una semiótica del Big Data). « Hipermediaciones
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