TOK November 2016 Essay Topics Title 2: More data is always helpful in knowledge production. Sample KQs What is the role of Data in production of Knowledge? To what extent is our understanding and knowledge dependent on data? Does too much Data always result in Information Overload? In case of ‘More Data’, are there increased chances to find our convenient truths and ignore the remainder in production of Knowledge? How do various WOK (ways of knowing) allow or block production of knowledge with vast Data? How far can More Data remove the biases in production of Knowledge? In what ways more Data shapes the knowledge produced by Data scientists and Social scientists differently? How has the availability of vast Data improved our understanding and predictions in Natural and Human sciences?