Feb 2, 2010 Comments Off
As our society changes from the industrial society of the past, the question is brought up about when we will truly be in the information society. What defines an information society, and at what point will we belong. To answer, we must first think about where we are. We live in a day and age where any information we could possibly want is a click, tap, or phone call away. Information is handed to us by websites such as google rather than found and earned by the people who truly want it. Our society revolves around quickly and efficiently learning what we want to learn, but is that truly an information society? I think that we are there. When we reach a point in society where information is mass produced and has become the trade of the era we have achieved the information society. You don’t have to interact with technology to become a part of our society. You are forced into it.