TP1-InternetThinking

TP1-InternetThinking - ISM 3630 Sections 001 and 901 Winter...

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ISM 3630 – Sections 001 and 901 Winter 2010 BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Thought Piece #1 How Does the Internet Affect the Way That We Think? Read the following piece and be prepare to discuss during week 2 of the semester
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ISM 3630 INFORMATION SYSTEMS and MANUFACTURING ISM 3630 Winter 2010 2 ESTHER DYSON Catalyst, Information Technology Startups, EDventure Holdings; Former Chariman,Electronic Frontier Foundation and ICANN; Author: Release 2.1 INFORMATION METABOLISM I love the Internet. It's a great tool precisely because it is so content — and value-free. Anyone can use it for his own purposes, good or bad, big or small, trivial or important. It impartially transmits all kinds of content, one-way or two-way or broadcast, public or private, text or video or sound or data. But it does have one overwhelming feature: immediacy. (And when the immediacy is ruptured, its users gnash their teeth.) That immediacy is seductive: You can get instant answers, instant responses. If you're lonely, you can go online and find someone to chat
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