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convergence

convergence  

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The general trend in which computers, telecommunications, and the broadcast media have become increasingly interdependent and have assumed similar functions for many business and other purposes. See ...
indirect relationships

indirect relationships  

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*Impersonal, institutional relationships between people, mediated by bureaucracies, organizations, markets, corporations, and technological systems (especially information technology). The ...
informatization

informatization  

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See also information economy; information society; knowledge economy; knowledge industries; post-industrialism.1. Broadly, an increasing flow or diffusion of information throughout a social system.2. ...
internet

internet  

A global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
post-Fordism

post-Fordism  

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Compare Fordism.1. Production based on relatively small units providing specialized goods or services for segmented markets; closely associated with the decline of the old manufacturing base from the ...

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