information age

The era of history when computers became popular with the masses and knowledge workers outnumbered factory workers. It is generally agreed upon that mankind has progressed from the agricultural age to the industrial age to the information age. One aspect of the information age is the convergence of computers and telecommunications. An example of progression into the information age is the ability for entrepreneurs, business people, and investors to make more money than ever before in the history of business.

See also : digital revolution  IT  KM  otaku  

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