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Internet age

An umbrella term for the 21st century, in which information travels around the world in seconds and is made available to people in more countries than ever before. It is also a moniker for high-speed communications, the convergence of computers and consumer electronics (CE) and wireless devices. See Web 2.0 and digital convergence.
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Zhang Ruimin, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Haier Group, believes that a big challenge of the Internet age is to establish zero distance between customers and companies.
A new poll has found that retirees from across Birmingham are becoming part of a growing generation of IAPs (Internet Age Pensioners), thanks to their grasp of hi-tech skills.
The lecture is called "The Lessons of Leveson: Media Regulation in an Internet Age."
This is a thermostat for the Internet age. The Filtrete becomes part of any home Wi-Fi network, which gets it online and makes it accessible anywhere.
Filming takes place during turbulent times, with newspapers closing all over the USA, hacks having to change to cope with the internet age, jobs being slashed and the New York Times getting flak for their promotion of the Weapons Of Mass Destruction claims.
Non fiction books are a species in decline in this internet age and we all understand why even if we deplore the change.
Robert Vamosi's WHEN GADGETS BETRAY US: THE DARK SIDE OF OUR INFATUATION WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES (9780465019588, $26.99) comes from a technology reporter and analyst who has covered the Internet age for a decade, and who provides insights into the 'dark' side of digital capability and convenience where privacy is lost and identities are stolen.
While we have bowed to the power (and cost savings) of the Internet age by publishing only online now, our readership continues to grow throughout the state and across the nation.
You Don't Look Like a Librarian: Shattering Stereotypes and Creating Positive New Images in the Internet Age
In 2008, science and technology writer Nicholas Carr asked in The Atlantic if Google is "making us stupid." His latest book is an effort to answer that question and, more broadly, to explore how the tools of the Internet age are altering the way people find and use information.
As such, the SCC will hold a one-day course on "Cosmetic Chemistry in the Internet Age," April 27 at the Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel in Newark, NJ.
These examples seem restrictive, as if Kneale is defining a non-stereotypical librarian as one who embraces technology as the only way to move libraries and librarians into the Internet Age.

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