chapter 3 - Chapter 3: Making Connections One problem of...

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Chapter 3: Making Connections One problem of technology is the displacement theory in which we displace the time once used for social interaction to surf the Internet etc. In most countries, Internet is unmediated which means it does not have editorial oversight Web logs, also known as blogs reflect the ability for the public to express themselves. Synchronous communication requires that both the sender and receiver are both active at the same time. I.e. a telephone conversation In Asynchronous communication the sender and receiver do not need to be active at the same time i.e. someone sending a postcard Broadcast communication involves a single sender and many receivers i.e. television Multicast is when there are multiple receivers, but it isn’t the whole population. i.e. a food magazine Point-to-point communication is the opposite of broadcast and multicast. i.e. Telephone. A fundamental feature of the Internet is that it provides a general communication “fabric” linking all computers connected to it. It encompasses all of the forms of
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