Information technology: A new era?
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  • 2014-02-04T12:59:00.000Z
  • 2014-02-04T13:16:42.000Z
  • 2016-02-02T13:02:49.000Z
  • 2016-02-05T13:31:51.000Z
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  • Information technology: A new era?
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  • <p>This unit takes one aspect of the debate concerning the new economy – innovation in the form of the introduction of information and communication technologies – and places it in the historical context of industrial revolutions. Is the new economy really new or &#x2018;just another’ industrial revolution?</p><p>This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from DD202 <i>Economics and economic change</i>, which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/qualification/social-sciences/index.htm">subject area</a></span>.</p>
  • Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This unit looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/society/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 04 Feb 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/society/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0">Information technology: A new era?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • <p>This course takes one aspect of the debate concerning the new economy – innovation in the form of the introduction of information and communication technologies – and places it in the historical context of industrial revolutions. Is the new economy really new or &#x2018;just another’ industrial revolution?</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/social-sciences?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">Sociology</a></span>.</p>
  • Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances made by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This free course, Information technology: A new era?, looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 04 Feb 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0">Information technology: A new era?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This unit looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 04 Feb 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0">Information technology: A new era?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances made by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This free course, Information technology: A new era?, looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/information-technology-new-era/content-section-0">Information technology: A new era?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016