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Outline some of the technological developments responsible for what some call the information society. Explain what is meant by the phrase, and discuss the arguments about whether such a society can be said to exist.

   
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Title: Outline some of the technological developments responsible for what some call the information society. Explain what is meant by the phrase, and discuss the arguments about whether such a society can be said to exist.
 
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It was then Manuel Castells in 1996, who produced the comparison that the information or ?computer' revolution is at least as major an event as the Industrial revolution was in the eighteenth century. It is this frequent awareness of predictability intertwined with the recognition of essential changes driven by the new importance of information and communication that leads many to argue we are entering a new social order...
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But just how valid are these claims for an information revolution? Before we delve into deciding whether the information society can be considered a ?revolution,' we must first understand the meaning of revolution. Originally, the word ?revolution' was a term used to identify profound and complete transformations of society produced by major economic change or political action...
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