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Week 11: Information Technology and the Millennial Generation Updated For 2012


The Millennial Generation have arrived.  This week we will look at the impact that this new generation is having on society now and is likely to have in the future. First we’ll define the characteristics of recent generations, then we’ll … Continue reading

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Week 10: Information Technology and Education


Information technology is transforming the world of education. The traditional model of classroom education is being challenged by models that enhance and change the way that classroom education operates and online education is expanding quickly. This week we will look … Continue reading

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Week 9: Information Technology and Community


As last week was reading week for the students at the University of Waterloo, there was no blog entry. This week (week 9) is about information technology and the impact that it has on communities. An excellent BBC series explored … Continue reading

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Week 7: Information Technology and Modern Warfare


Information technology is now permeating thinking about modern warfare in the context of the changing nature of modern conflicts. Since America’s defeat in the Vietnam War there has been discussion on what approach countries should take to, what are often … Continue reading

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Week 6: Information Technology and Privacy


Surveillance and information gathering has reached worrying magnitudes for many in the internet enabled world. This week we will consider the following questions about information technology and privacy: 1. What is privacy today? 2. What is the current internet privacy position? … Continue reading

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