By James W. Cortada
Dr. Cortada demonstrates how the values and behaviour of the data age are firmly rooted in 1000's of years of Western tradition. He additionally illuminates the complicated chain of studies, effects, and new chances that made the knowledge age a truth, and proceed to force it ahead this day.
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CHAPTER 1 • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LONG TRIP 25 3. For an excellent yet brief discussion of the definition of information that is also sensitive to the influence of computing, see Michael E. Hobart and Zachary S. Schiffman, Information Ages: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Computer Revolution (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998): 3–6. 4. For a fascinating discussion of the differences between genres of communications and media of communications—hence of information handling—using the case of American experiences in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, see JoAnne Yates and Wanda J.
These are still with us today. In 1836, a group of well-known national leaders from across 26 states and territories formed the American Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the purpose of promoting the “general diffusion of knowledge,” which they quoted directly from George Washington’s Farewell Address. Local schools grew up simultaneously as inexpensive yet crucial parts of modern American society. By the 1850s, leading lights such as Congressman Henry Wise and educator Horace Mann were arguing that becoming informed was a birthright of every American.
17 This conflict had an information feature about it too. First, there are the obvious elements. Sale of newspapers increased in both the North and South as the conflict became imminent and later throughout the war. We will look at newspaper circulation later. It is enough right now to acknowledge that the war generated intense interest in all aspects of the conflict, from causes and battles to results and lists of the dead. Second, with two governments in operation, the nation had two organizations publishing laws, decrees, and other official documents.