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Development of the information society

Development of the information society

an international analysis : a report

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology.,
  • Information technology -- Government policy.,
  • Information superhighway.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Spectrum Strategy Consultants for the Department of Trade and Industry.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Information Society Initiative., Spectrum Strategy Consultants., Great Britain. Department of Trade and Industry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136, 11p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22336637M
    ISBN 100115154248

    to the rising society. The Information Society (IS) One cannot ascertain for sure the beginnings of the information society, though it is thought to have its origins in Japan in (Duff, p). Masuda one of the founders came to the realisation that the making of information values became the formative force for theCited by: 4.


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