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The Digital Revolution h An ongoing process of social, political, and economic change brought about by digital technology n Fueled By: digital electronics computers, communications networks the Web digitization
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The Digital Revolution
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The Digital Revolution h A network is a group of devices linked by wired or wireless technology to share data and resources The Internet is the world’s largest network n The Web is a collection of linked documents accessed over the Internet n Digitization is the process of converting text, numbers, sound, photos, and video into data that can be processed by digital devices
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Convergence h Technological convergence is a process by which several technologies with distinct functionalities evolve to form a single product n Convergence tends to offer enhanced functionality and convenience
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Digital Society h Digital technology is an important factor in global and national economies, as well as the economic status of individuals n Globalization can be defined as the worldwide economic interdependence of countries that occurs as cross-border commerce increases n Pervasive computing implies that computing and information technologies are diffused throughout the
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course CIS 0835 taught by Professor Forman during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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