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Information society

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Information society

  1. 1. What is information society? People that take part in it are called DIGITAL CITIZEN.
  2. 2. The machine tools used in Information Society are computers“Progress in informationtechnologies andcommunication is changingthe way we live”
  3. 3. FROM INFORMATION SOCIETY TO :
  4. 4. The termKowledge societyemerged in theend of 90s
  5. 5. “information society is the building block for knowledge societies.” abdul waheed khan, sub-director of unesco for information and communication. Knowledge society includes an idea of dynamic political,Information society implies economic, social, cultural, andtechnological innovation with institutional transformation, andan economic dimension a democratic and developmental outlook
  6. 6. 2.EXPECTATIONSANDREALITIES OFINFORMATIONTECHNOLOGY
  7. 7. 21ST Century IT Revolution Humanity has progressed from agricultural revolution to the industrial revolution and is now moving to an information revolution.
  8. 8. It allows computersto being networkedover global telecomshighways
  9. 9. The invention of printing was thefirst big breakthrough in ITIt helped literacy andeducation to grow up.
  10. 10. Other break-through in IT:
  11. 11. APLICATIONS OF INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGY IN
  12. 12. Scientific progressalmost depend ofthe use ofcomputers.
  13. 13. Using supercomputers, meteorologists canpredict future weather
  14. 14. In medicine, a scanner takes series of picturesof the body using “CAT” or “MRI” and thecomputer combines them to produce a 3Dimage of the body´s organs.
  15. 15. APLICATIONS OFINFORMATIONTECHNOLOGY INTECHNICAL FIELD
  16. 16. Information technology plays animportant role in the Industry
  17. 17. Business enviroment use to have a website, electronic cash registrers, computers…Industries also integrates the latest andgreatest technology.
  18. 18. ExampleBecause of the production of batteries and electricmotors made of toxic materials, electric cars pollutemore that the conventional ones
  19. 19. APLICATIONS OF ITIN
  20. 20. People use Social Media, platforms suchweblogs, virtual game worlds, socialnetworks… where they can create, discuss,share…
  21. 21. The most famous areTwitter and Facebook
  22. 22. Today, using Twitter you can find a job You need a profile that look professional Put your experience in your biography Tweet about news andYou can look for jobs trendsusing hashtags such#job, #jobsearch … Follow companies you are interested
  23. 23. A very important way ofcommunication is ourmobile phone. So, when we walk outside, it seems hard to find someone who’s not on their phone.
  24. 24. 3. TRANSFORMATION OF THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT
  25. 25. 3.1 Globalization•The meaning of Globalization•Globalization “form of political, culture and economic life”
  26. 26. • Good sides: you can sell more things and get a lot of money.• Bad sides: causes unemployed
  27. 27. 3.2 Virtual communities•Definition of “ Virtual community”What is a “Virtualcommunity”?and more important things about“Virtual community”
  28. 28. • Why do people build Virtual Communities?• Socialize• Work together in business• Have a conversation• Work together in specificissues
  29. 29. • What are World Wide Web (WWW)?
  30. 30. 3.3 Community examplesSocial networking:•Facebook•Twitter•My Space
  31. 31. Virtual Worlds:•Habbo•Second life•Penguin Club

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