Can anyone predict technology's pathways and their consequences for society?

Tiger, Michael
October 2006
Intermedia (0309118X);Autumn2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4/5, p13
Trade Publication
The article discusses the economic, social and regulatory implications of the rapid development of communication technologies. This issue was discussed during the 37th annual conference of the International Institute of Communications in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The technologies include search engines, blogs, podcasting, voice-over Internet protocol, web-based social networking, and satellite communications. Risks and rewards brought by these technologies would affect private and public sectors, corporations, governments, academia, and individuals.


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