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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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Critique: Impressively well thought-out, written, organized and presented, "World Politics Simulations in a Global Information Age" is especially recommended for academic library political science, international relations, media, history, and area studies reference collections and supplemental studies list.
What will it mean to wield power in the global information age of the 21st century?
Information Age Transformation offers a thoughtful look at challenges to the Department of Defense (DOD) as it incorporates the ongoing revolution in information technology.
security apparatus has failed to meet the challenges of the information age, providing several examples ranging from the war on terror to the response to Hurricane Katrina.
Alberts, "National Security in the Information Age: Setting the Stage," Information Age Anthology.
Joint Forces Command, which leads the Defense Department's effort to transform the military to meet challenges associated with the Information Age, and the National Defense Industrial Association.
Wesley Null and Diane Ravitch (Information Age Publishing).
And this is where a particular value of AMT emerges in our information age. All AMT articles have undergone a considered, anonymous, painstaking process of peer review by selected members of the Editorial Committee.
VILANDRE (Silicon Valley Chapter) was named CFO of the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, Calif., the world's largest museum dedicated to the preservation and presentation of artifacts and stories of the Information Age. He is a former President of FEI's Silicon Valley Chapter and FEI Western Area Vice President.
Pink, who recently published A Whole New Mind--Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age, says physicians and physician leaders need to stand back and take a longer view of medicine and health care.
From the struggle to stem the proliferation of firewalls across the business to the fight to get senior figures in the organisations to comply with the very policies they have mandated, delegates at the recent Information Age lunch debate were not short of security war stories.

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