Expanded technological capabilities are creating a world which data, information, and knowledge can be accessed from anywhere by almost anyone, and used for almost any purpose, good or bad. As the tools of such information technologies as the Internet, multimedia computers, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence mature, the implications of these technologies for public policy and society remain little understood. The general theme of ISTAS '98 examines and identifies these emerging issues.5. Concluding Comments Our interest in urban systems was inspired by the successful game Sim City 2000 in which the player emulates the city administrator. ... with respect to commerce and employment; in other words, the import replacement issue was not a significant one. ... However, to pay for the new tractor made in Dearborn or the vacation in the Caribbean, the town needs to export goods and/oranbsp;...
|Title||:||Impact of Information Technology on Society|
|Publisher||:||Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers(IEEE) - 1998|