Summary: this is a 6-page paper on the effects of technology and the WWW on culture, human and organizational values and communication.
Have computers changed the life of the average man like electricity did centuries ago? Has it made a difference to his life or had an impact on the way that he lives? Could the common man with the average facilities in life coming off his average salary have been able to stay in touch with his people in far away lands? Would he have been able to do work that took ages to get done within a matter of seconds with all but a flick of his fingers? The average student with the average I.Q coming from the middle class home, would he have been able to access the same amount of information that his wealthy or more able counterparts would at the click of a mouse like he can now? The answer to all these questions is a no.
Man could not have imagined that such a tremendous change would come about making men and women on all sides of the world, from different regions and continents into a community. Today men, women, children from different faiths, beliefs, cultures, ideologies, regions are all part of the net community. They meet without the inhibitions and obstacles of real life. In a sense technology has increased and improved communication between human beings but the fact that it is mostly done across the barrier of a screen and keyboard has changed the way we respond to people, emotions and relationships. Human interaction is undergoing a metamorphosis, as is the way we deal with information.
Nothing epitomizes the modern life of today's age better than the computer. For better or worse, computers have infiltrated and seeped into every single social and working aspect of our society. Today computers are found everywhere; be it at the super market where the scanners will calculate the grocery bill all the while keeping store inventory or be it the... [continues]
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