The "Great Leap Forward" Cause and Effect Essay by supercalifragilistic

The "Great Leap Forward"
An analysis of how the "Great Leap Forward" within information and communication technology has amounted into a "cultural revolution".
# 96826 | 1,966 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Computer and Technology (Technology)

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The paper discusses how in the past five years, the world has seen an emerging "Great Leap Forward" within information and communication technology. The paper examines the significance of this "Great Leap Forward" and observes how these dynamic changes have deeply impacted the cultural revolution of the modern era. The paper shows how these changes have had both a direct and indirect effect on an emerging cultural revolution. The paper explains that greater economic benefits created by ICT have led to a general increase in demands for cultural change to mirror economic improvements. The paper discusses how ICT has empowered individuals to new levels by flattening the lines of communication and changing the cultural understanding of the world as a whole.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Kerr, Gillian ,. "Communications technology and culture." RealWorld Systems (June 2005): 58-72.
  • Kirkpatrick, David. "Great Leap Forward: Tech Into Plowshares ." Fortune (Oct.2005): 76-81.
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