Whether we are aware of it or not, we are surrounded by networks through which information flows constantly. Our notions of time and location are changing ? the world seems to have become a ?global village? where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. If we live in Britain or other parts of the westernised world, it's difficult to imagine being without all the networked infrastructure that plays a crucial part in our daily lives. This unit is about how this infrastructure of information and communication technologies (ICTs) permeates our lives.
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