On my latest trip overseas, I noted the way travel has changed. Earlier this year I read James Gleik’s The Information. Gleik explores the birth of the information age and the impact of technology (from the alphabet, dictionaries, user generated content and information theory) on the way we live. 1,912 more words
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Welcome to the too much information age.
The Internet, the World Wide Web, the digital highway – they are all wonderful innovations that ushered us into the 21st Century with more access to more information at our fingertips than ever before during our brief history on planet earth. 440 more words
We’ve often been told that there is a wealth of information at our fingertips through the internet. This is true. However, the average user has trouble finding the needed information because he or she doesn’t understand how Google works and how to use it to it’s fullest potential. 160 more words
The “information age” or the “digital age” are terms frequently used to describe the times we live in. It is the only type of world that much of the human population knows, because many of us were born in it and have never known life to be any other way. 687 more words