Communication Technologies and our Modern World It is manifest to everyone that communication technologies are everywhere in our contemporary world: cellphones are ubiquitous; personal computers are found in literally everyone’s profession; flat-screen televisions are now springing up in many homes because of the convenience they offer; and palm pilots or iPads have become all the rage; twittering is now king in our fast-paced world. But there are many people who believe, quite firmly, that the social world has not changed for the better but, instead, has grown much worse. Paul Connerton , to give one example, has argued that the informational overload created by having all of these devices in our lives has led to a general malaise of...The end:
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