We are living in the era of a “knowledge revolution’ and are entering an informative society.

We are living in the era of a “knowledge revolution’ and are entering an informative society.

We are living in the era of a “knowledge revolution’ and are entering an informative society. Information capabilities of computers have made possible multinational corporations, and their analytic and imaging capabilities have made possible scientific and engineering breakthroughs. Both at individual and institutional levels, computer technologies suggest fundamental changes in the organization of everyday life. So, what kind of tool is a computer, and in which way do people get engage with computers? Computers are objects that are becoming dominant features in the human environment. Initially, computers were not socially neutral (i.e. residual ideologies when computers were first launched); they were substitutes for humans and were defined as only appropriate for certain social roles belonging to young faculty and graduate students, signifying their lack of resources to hire human support staff. As time passes, people soon began to realize that computers have the potential for uses in diverse kinds of workplaces, diverse applications, and varied transformations in work (i.e. emergent ideologies as people began to understand the importance of computer existence). Now, in general, computers are intended as a dominant medium for introduction of technical pedagogy, problem solving, into education settings and with other pedagogies. Since computers are general-purpose devices, they are used for a variety of applications. There are many disciplines, professions and technologies where computers have become of central importance. For instances, as in education, computers are completely accepted into the mainstream activity. It is also clear that computers will play an increasing large and eventually dominant role in our everyday life. Computers often make more efficient use of resources and hence, they provide the ultimate rationale for precision and efficiency. Indeed, computers are everywhere. People view computers as …


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