The idea of an “information age” can be daunting until one realizes that information has always been all around us. It is or may be managed, moved, and organized in ways yet to be conceived. In medicine, information is vital, but the exponential growth in the amount of information available requires new approaches to its dissemination and use. Computers now offer the ability to manage the growing amounts of available information in useful ways. Computers are changing even the way we view information itself. Central to these concepts is the Internet.
KeywordsLocal Network Electronic Mail Reliable Network Defense Advance Research Project Agency Internet Society
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