In the 1960s, the declining economic and environmental conditions throughout the developing world was a response through ecotourism. Ecotourism is considered as the one through which environmental education is fostered, the cross-cultural exchange is endangered and contributions to the local economy are made. Experiencing an exceptional beauty of natural environments all around the globe is Read more
From a security perspective, a very trivial element of a network is a firewall that can exist at multiple places within the network. For example a single system operating system contains its own copy of firewall which is a built in feature of today’s operating systems. Moreover advanced form of software firewall may be installed on the system.
An informational society is where the formation, distribution, consumption, combination and manipulation of information which is an important thing economically, politically and for cultural activity. This society’s back bone is the digital information and communication technologies. With the help of this digital means, there is a vast explosion of information which is continuously changing the elements within the society, such as economy, education, health etc. (more…)
Emma Watkins, the head of public services policy at the CBI acknowledged the fact that the use of IT in the public sector would surely “…boost the efficiency of our public services, while reaping big savings for taxpayers." Some of the areas to benefit from introduction of IT include the midwives to access hospital records of their patients through mobile devices while on the move hence no time wasting.
Since the invention of the computer decades ago, its use has grown to such an extent that many people and businesses will not be able to survive without them. Computers make life easier, and with the advent of the internet, we are better- placed to conduct our different businesses.
In examining the above topic, I will examine whether the internet expands contemporary public life and if it has emerged as a dominant interactive medium. This will be aided by theoretical concepts covered during the module such as the concept of the public sphere as found in the work of Habermas (1989).
The work of these scholars suggests that there is a clear connection between the Internet and the public sphere. However, the Internet is a network of networks, and over its history has continually changed in terms of technology,