The god of undigested data
The end of the word as some of us know and love it is close. The new electronic world order is well established and we cannot escape it: instant communication, computers in every office, class, and living room, the internet, immediate access to an infinity of data, online databases, proliferating networks and modems, e-mail connecting everyone, the information highway inexorably flowing straight through one’s life at work and play.
Make no mistake. It has happened in the developed world and it is going to happen everywhere. Even if you want to opt out it will be impossible to do so. In the age of the motor car …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.