The Influence of Information and Communication Technologies on Societies and their Cultures: A Historical Perspective

@inproceedings{Allen2015TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Information and Communication Technologies on Societies and their Cultures: A Historical Perspective},
  author={L. Allen},
  year={2015}
}
  • L. Allen
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • In this chapter, the various ways technologies have exerted influence upon cultures and societies since the dawn of human existence is examined. Be it man-made fire, sharpened stone tools and weapons, or cave paintings, humans are always inventing “something” to sustain or improve their lives and/or livelihoods, and generally make their existence more tolerable – and comfortable. The culture surrounding and thus influenced by technological advances differs from traditional definitive criteria… CONTINUE READING
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